The Dispatch

The Easter Effect today  

April 17, 2019 George Weigel 1

Some two millennia ago, a ragtag bunch of nobodies learned what their tortured and executed friend, the rabbi Jesus from Nazareth, meant by “rising from the dead” (Mark 9:9-10) — because they met him again, […]

Essay

An open letter to Cardinal Reinhard Marx

March 27, 2019 George Weigel 30

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, […]