George Weigel
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Let us stipulate that the terms “international community” and “rules-based international order” have often been reduced to meaningless word-salads. Let’s further stipulate that some who … more
Writing my new book, “To Sanctify the World: The Vital Legacy of Vatican II” (Basic Books), afforded me the welcome opportunity to dig into the Council’s 16 texts and the many fine commentaries … more
In one of his Blackford Oakes novels, William F. Buckley Jr. had a character crack a Wagnerian joke along these lines: What is “Siegfried”? “Siegfried” … more
About two-thirds of the way through the fine 1992 film, “A League of Their Own,” star catcher Dottie Hinson … more
ROME—Catholic journalists around the world are now able to count one of their number among the saints, as Titus Brandsma, a Dutch Carmelite killed at the Dachau concentration camp in 1942, was … more
In both the Roman and Byzantine liturgical calendars, Lent … more
If you’ve not been in the Vatican basilica on Feb. 22, the Feast of the Chair of St. Peter, by all means put that on your bucket list. Not only is that the day when the statue of the Prince of … more
Despite being immersed for over 30 years in the study of modern Polish history, I must confess that I’d never heard of the heroic Ulma family until recently. I’ll get to the circumstances of my … more
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