George Weigel


George Weigel is a Distinguished Senior Fellow at Washington’s Ethics and Public Policy Center, where he holds the William E. Simon Chair in Catholic Studies. His 25 books include a two-volume biography of Pope St. John Paul II: Witness to Hope, a New York Times bestseller translated into 14 languages, and its sequel, The End and the Beginning, which documents the failures of the Ostpolitik from once-highly classified communist secret police documents.
Articles by George Weigel
Pope Francis in a procession to the Basilica of Santa Sabina before Ash Wednesday mass on February 14, 2018 in Rome. (FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)
Pope Francis in a procession to the Basilica of Santa Sabina before Ash Wednesday mass on February 14, 2018 in Rome. (FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)