George Weigel

George Weigel

George Weigel is the distinguished senior fellow and William E. Simon Chair in Catholic Studies at the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington.

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Cardinal George Pell and Cardinal Joseph Zen.

The White-Martyr Cardinals’ Dinner

Perhaps the most remarkable moment of the evening came when the conversation turned to those times when the Lord seems to be deaf to the pleas of his people — times not unlike what many Catholics experience today.

Cardinals leaving St. Peter's Basilica during the Second Vatican Council.

Why Vatican II Was Necessary

The Council's many theological and doctrinal accomplishments were crucial to rekindling that radical, Christ-centered faith that would be the source of a revitalized Catholic mission to convert the modern world.