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Homage to Don Briel

January 24, 2018 George Weigel 2

According to the common wisdom, Land o’ Lakes and its call for Catholic universities to “Be like the Ivies!” was “revolutionary.” But the true revolutionary […]

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Viva Cristo Rey!

January 3, 2018 George Weigel 4

While many Catholic schools are closing because of decreasing enrollments and financial pressures; the Cristo Rey network is opening new schools. […]

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The crèche and the gap

December 20, 2017 George Weigel 4

The messiness of history is a caution against letting sentimentality take over Christmas; so are some challenging truths about Mary, Joseph, and their place in […]

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Books for Christmas

December 13, 2017 George Weigel 4

Including works on St. Charles Borromeo, Vatican II, “Amoris Laetitia”, Justice Scalia, Kenneth Clark, and the teachings and practices of Catholicism. […]