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Pacem in Terris after 60 years

April 19, 2023 George Weigel 12

On April 11, 1963, John XXIII issued the encyclical Pacem in Terris, a powerful call for a world in which there were neither victims nor executioners that cemented the pontiff’s reputation as “Good Pope John.”  […]

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The cooler Cold War

July 19, 2017 George Weigel 12

The claim that “the Cold War is over” and that the West needs a “new paradigm” for relations with Russia has become an antiphon in some conservative political circles – not least conservative Christian circles. […]