George Weigel

April 24, 2014

John Paul II and the Clergy Abuse Crisis: Can Saints Make Mistakes?

Pope John Paul II "Ain't No Saint," says the New York Times' Maureen Dowd, and she's not alone.

March 26, 2014

From Grit to Grace

Lenten Book Pick: Roman Pilgrimage

November 21, 2013

JFK After 50 Years


May 20, 2013

Highlights and Concerns From Graduations Across the Country

Catholic colleges’ 2013 commencement speakers brought responses ranging from praise for Cardinal Dolan at Notre Dame and criticism for Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny at Boston College.

March 9, 2013

Cardinals at the Conclave: Read This

Book review of George Weigel's Evangelical Catholicism.

November 8, 2012

2012 Election Year Offered Dueling Visions of Society


October 31, 2012

Campaign 2012 — What Voting Means

The voting booth isn’t the confessional. But like the confessional, it should be entered after serious moral reflection and prayer.

October 20, 2012

Religious Freedom vs. Aggressive Secularism

Oct. 21 issue pre-election commentary

October 1, 2012

Catholic Doctors Tackle How to Survive in an 'Increasingly Toxic Culture'

At the annual Catholic Medical Association conference, Bishop Robert Vasa says the current health-care crisis is ‘a clarion call’ for Catholic doctors in the U.S.

June 21, 2012

Catholics in the U.S. and Religious Liberty: The Origins


April 25, 2012

Of Rosa DeLauro and Other Disoriented Catholics

January 10, 2012

Breaking Bad Liturgical Habits

Jan. 15 issue column on how the Mass should be celebrated.

October 28, 2011

How Magisterial Was Monday's Finance Document?

October 25, 2011

Just How "Major" Was Monday's Finance Document?

August 5, 2011

Fertility & Gender, A Tale of Two Irelands, What Does Evangelization Look Like, and much more!

The Best in Catholic Blogging

August 1, 2011

Wadowice: Pope John Paul II’s First ‘Seminary’

Part 2 of Joan Frawley Desmond’s journal about her pilgrimage to Poland.

May 4, 2011

Justice for bin Laden?

‘Justice has been done,’ states President Obama, and just-war scholars agree.

September 14, 2010

George Weigel Talks About His New Biography of Pope John Paul II

February 5, 2010

Whoa, Dude!!! Taliban Catholicism?!?!

July 8, 2009

Two Takes on Caritas in Veritate