Results from Tag: 'george weigel'
George Weigel: Church Must Embrace John Paul II and Benedict XVI’s Interpretation of Vatican II, or Face Irrelevance
“The Council was far more about ‘Christifying’ the world than about changing the Church.”
‘Statecraft of a Saint’: George Weigel on What the Vatican Can Learn From JPII’s Diplomacy With Russia
In his speech on the 102nd anniversary of St. John Paul II’s birth, the papal biographer outlined key lessons, in particular with regard to the Holy See’s diplomatic relationships with authoritarian regimes.
George Weigel of the Ethics and Public Policy Center gives important context on the Russia and Ukraine conflict. Also, Father Benedict Kiely of Nasarean.org, an advocacy and aid organization for persecuted Christians, talks about the special need to support Ukrainians displaced in their own country by the war.
Images of Russian bombs hitting Ukrainian neighborhoods, of roads choked with fleeing families, and of some Ukrainian émigrés returning home to defend their nation injected a new urgency into the ongoing policy debate.