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

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St. Evelyn Waugh

From the May 1993 Print Edition

Evelyn Waugh: The Early Years 1903–1939 by martin stannard norton (1987), 537 pages, $10.95 paper Evelyn Waugh: The Later Years 1939–1966 by martin stannard norton (1992), 512 pages, $25.95 cloth Many great novelists have had intricate, even prickly, personalities. But in Evelyn Waugh, . . . . Continue Reading »

The Pope and King Zog

From the October 1992 Print Edition

Toward the end of this collection of essays, Professor Iván Völgyes gently chastises his brethren in the history and political science confraternities for the fact that “all too frequently … many of us in our profession … made compromises with the Communist regimes” of the old . . . . 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 »