The Dispatch

Whose republic? Which “liberalism”?

June 19, 2019 George Weigel 2

Extra credit question: Name the author of this admonition about the insecure cultural foundations and potentially perilous future of the American republic — “Seeds of dissolution were already present in the ancient heritage as it reached […]

Analysis

The Ratzinger Diagnosis  

April 24, 2019 George Weigel 19

Published a week short of his 92nd birthday, Joseph Ratzinger’s essay on the epidemiology of the clergy sex-abuse crisis vividly illustrated his still-unparalleled capacity to incinerate the brain-circuits of various Catholic progressives.  The origins of […]