George Weigel is distinguished senior fellow of the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C.

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The Pope and King Zog

From the October 1992 Print Edition

The Columbia History of Eastern Europe in the Twentieth Century edited by Joseph Held Columbia University Press, 435 pages, $29.95 Toward the end of this collection of essays, Professor Ivaan Völgyes gently chastises his brethren in the history and political science confraternities for the . . . . Continue Reading »

A Roman Cautionary Tale

From the April 1992 Print Edition

On July 6,1991, the Italian Jesuit biweekly, La Civilta Cattolica, published a lengthy editorial arguing that the just war tradition should no longer be considered normative in Catholic thinking about the ethics of war and peace. Those familiar with the ideological peregrinations of many members of . . . . Continue Reading »