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George Weigel

George Weigel is a Distinguished Senior Fellow of the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C. His column is distributed by the Denver Catholic.

The White-Martyr Cardinals’ Dinner

On the night of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI’s funeral, Cardinal George Pell hosted a dinner in his apartment for a group of like-minded mourners,...

Cardinal George Pell: The Encourager

On Tuesday, January 3, when Cardinal George Pell and I went to pay our respects to Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, lying in state in...

Bob Andrews: A large and patriotic life

The beginning of my friendship with Bob Andrews, who died this past December 2, would probably astonish contemporary Washington, D.C., whose denizens rarely venture...

The true Joseph Ratzinger

The Joseph Ratzinger I knew for 35 years — first as prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, later as Pope...

We’re ‘fans,’ not ‘fan bases’

Amidst the sundry aggravations of contemporary life in these United States, few have such a cringe-inducing effect on me as a ubiquitous neologism that...

Mary, the Church, Christmas, and Jimmy Lai

Now, on Christmas Day, the nine months have been fulfilled. What began on the day of Annunciation is made visible to the world in...

The German Crisis, the World Church, and Pope Francis

The Year of Our Lord 2023 will likely witness Catholic dramas we cannot predict now; that is the way of Providence. What we can...

Books for Christmas – 2022

Last month’s midterm elections made it painfully clear that many pro-life advocates and politicians are at sea in the post-Roe v. Wade environment. Shawn...

Genocide in Ukraine?

Memo to both newly elected members of Congress like J.D. Vance and incumbents like Josh Hawley and Kevin McCarthy: It’s time to stop sloganeering...

Giving thanks for Mike Pence at Thanksgiving

I’ll confess to some exasperation when, during the 2016 campaign, Republican vice-presidential nominee Mike Pence described himself as an “evangelical Catholic.” Three years earlier,...

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