WASHINGTON — George Weigel was honored Oct. 22 with the Blessed John Paul II Award for the New Evangelization for his work investigating the life and work of the late pope.
Within modern society, the challenges of “coldness, unreality, religious freedom,” Weigel explained during his acceptance speech, “can seem overwhelming.”
However, he continued at the Oct. 22 awards dinner, martyrs and pilgrimage sites “remind us — don’t quit.”
“Christ has won the victory, so we can carry on in good spirits, as John Paul II did until the end of his life.”
The second-annual Blessed John Paul II Award Dinner for the New Evangelization was hosted by the Catholic Information Center in Washington,...READ MORE