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Remembering Lives of Consequence

February 24, 2021 George Weigel 4

All lives are consequential, for every human being is an idea of God’s, and everyone is a someone for whom the Son of God, the second Person of the Blessed Trinity, entered history, suffered, died […]

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The challenge of Eucharistic coherence

February 3, 2021 George Weigel 27

In his encyclical, Ecclesia de Eucharistia, Pope St. John Paul II invited Catholics to “rekindle” our sense of “Eucharistic amazement,” for “the Church draws her life from the Eucharist,” which “recapitulates the heart of the […]

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The Holy See and thug regimes

January 27, 2021 George Weigel 22

The list of grave issues that must be addressed during a future papal interregnum, and by the cardinal-electors in a conclave, continues to grow. The finances of the Holy See are arguably in worse shape […]

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Fr. Maciej Zięba, O.P. (1954-2020) 

January 13, 2021 George Weigel 2

A wretched year came to a sorrowful end when Father Maciej Zięba, OP, died in his native Wrocław, Poland, on December 31. The birthplace of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Wrocław was also the home of St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, who grew […]