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George Weigel
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That “there is no end to the making of books” is attested by both revelation (Eccl 12:12) and a browse through your local bookstore — which, if well-stocked, will help you get the following to … more
For the first time since 1978, Frank Wolf’s name will not appear on the November ballot in Virginia’s 10th Congressional District. The Republic will be the poorer for that. Virginia’s 10th … more
Pope Francis has called a special session of the synod of bishops, which will meet Oct. 5-19 and prepare the agenda for the ordinary session of the synod that is scheduled for the fall of 2015; both … more
My son Stephen and I spent an unusual, albeit unusually moving, Independence Day: We attended the golden wedding anniversary celebration of my friends Piotr and Teresa Malecki, which began with a … more
Most attention-paying U.S. Catholics are aware of the beatification causes for Archbishop Fulton Sheen and Catholic Worker co-foundress Dorothy Day. Five more causes, currently in the works, … more
The Office of Readings for the solemnity of the Ascension offers a lovely excerpt from one of St. Augustine’s sermons “de Ascensione Domini,” in which the learned Bishop of Hippo takes as his … more
Pope Francis’ bold decisions to canonize Blessed John XXIII without the normal post-beatification miracle, and to link his canonization ceremony to that of Blessed John Paul II, just may help … more
The Catholic Church began compiling “martyrologies” — lists of saints, typically martyrs — during the first centuries after Constantine. In the pre-Vatican II breviary, a reading from the … more
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