January 6, 2006

George Weigel

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George Weigel

"Revolutionary Papacies: John Paul II, Benedict XVI, and the Future of the Catholic Church"
Underwritten by: John and Mary Loeks

Senior fellow of Washington's Ethics and Public Policy Center. He is the author of many books including "The Cube and the Cathedral: Europe, America, and Politics without God" and the definitive biography on Pope John Paul II entitled "Witness to Hope". He reported on the late pope for NBC news and is widely regarded as the most astute observer of the Vatican. He recently had the cover story on Pope Benedict XVI and is personally acquainted with the new pope from his years as Cardinal Ratzinger. In November 2005, Harper Collins Publishers will publish his analysis of the papal transition, under the title "God's Choice: Pope Benedict XVI and the Future of the Catholic Church".

More information on George Weigel can be found on his website at the Ethics and Public Policy Center.