Analysis

The Ratzinger Diagnosis  

April 24, 2019 George Weigel 18

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 […]

Essay

An open letter to Cardinal Reinhard Marx

March 27, 2019 George Weigel 29

Your Eminence: I noted with interest your recent announcement of a “binding synodal process” during which the Church in Germany will discuss the celibacy of the Latin-rite Catholic priesthood, the Church’s sexual ethic and clericalism, […]