George Weigel is distinguished senior fellow of the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C.
When the German Synodal Way declares that it knows better than God about what makes for righteous living, happiness, and ultimate beatitude, it is behaving exactly like Adam and Eve, Naaman before his conversion, and the Nazarenes. Continue Reading »
The mood in and around Vatican City before, during, and after the tenth anniversary of Pope Francis’s election was more somber than festive. Continue Reading »
Any attempts to install a Catholic Lite version of Vatican II will ultimately fail, but much pastoral damage will be done in the interim.
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The Catholic Church today is a field hospital and some of the triage doctors, rather than curing the wounded, are insisting that the hospital no longer tell people that landmines will kill you. Continue Reading »
Major-Archbishop Shevchuk and Archbishop Gudziak are brilliant exemplars of apostolic zeal and courage. They can be such models because they are men of holiness. Continue Reading »
Dear Gen Z brethren: Please stop confusing the blogosphere with reality, and please read what Vatican II actually taught. Continue Reading »
A study by the Center for Urban Renewal and Education determined that some 19 million black children had been aborted between 1973 and 2015. Continue Reading »
Woke “inclusion” is not authentic catholicity. Continue Reading »
And as Cardinal Pell remarked after that memorable dinner, “Cardinal Zen really was the star tonight, wasn’t he?” Indeed, he was. Continue Reading »
George Pell was a courageous man who “en-couraged” others—who gave others courage, or, perhaps better, drew out of others the courage they did not know lay within them. Continue Reading »