George Weigel

To Sanctify the World: The Vital Legacy of Vatican II

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“Gendered” Nonsense is Dangerous Nonsense

Dean Acheson, U.S. secretary of state from 1949 until 1953, is buried in Washington’s Oak Hill Cemetery. When I read recently that Acheson’s twentieth successor, Antony Blinken, had sent a

Praying for Our Country with John Carroll

John Carroll (1735–1815) was the first Catholic bishop, not just in, but of the United States, for during the first eighteen years of his episcopate, his Diocese of Baltimore encompassed the entire country.

Big Questions with a Serious Thinker

Jay Nordlinger for National Review On Friday, I recorded a Q&A podcast with George Weigel: here. Weigel is one of the leading political writers — and social critics, etc. — in America. His

The Wimps of Summer

When I dip into life’s memory bank for moments of unalloyed joy, the afternoon of October 9, 1966, quickly surfaces. On a brilliant autumnal Sunday, I was sitting with my

What Pro-Choice Black Leadership Has Wrought

he corner of Connecticut Avenue and M Street in downtown Washington is occasionally patrolled by young men and women seeking signatures on petitions for one cause or another. I usually pay them no mind except to say, “Good morning.” A few years ago, however, I did stop and talk with a young African American woman collecting signatures on a Planned Parenthood petition.

An Open Letter to the Synod General Secretary

His Eminence, Mario Cardinal GrechGeneral SecretarySynod of Bishops00120 Vatican City Your Eminence: The “National Synthesis of the People of God in the United States of America for the Diocesan Phase

“Matthew 25 Catholics”?

Barring a startling lurch to starboard in the Empire State, Kathy Hochul, who as lieutenant governor succeeded the unlamented Andrew Cuomo on his political demise, will be chosen governor of