Distinguished Senior Fellow of the Ethics and Public Policy Center, Catholic theologian and one of Americas leading public intellectuals
November 18, 2016 | By GEORGE WEIGEL
Looking for some uplift after this tawdry election cycle? Some inspiration for tackling what lies ahead? A good way to enrich Advent? Examples of sanctity to help you be the missionary disciple you were baptized to be? Then let me recommend Bishop Robert Barron’s new DVD series, “Catholicism: The Pivotal Players.”
October 25, 2016 | By GEORGE WEIGEL
This past summer, three elderly members of my summer parish in rural Quebec received a diagnosis of cancer at the local hospital, a small-town facility an hour's drive from cosmopolitan Ottawa and even farther from hyper-secular Montreal. Yet after the diagnosis had been delivered, the first question each of these people was asked was "Do you wish to be euthanized?" That is what the new Canadian euthanasia regime has accomplished in just a few months: It has put euthanasia at the top of the menu of options proposed to the gravely ill.