George Weigel is a distinguished senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C., where he holds the William E. Simon Chair in Catholic Studies, and a Permanent Research Fellow at the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture. He is the author or editor of more than twenty books, including the triptych biography of Pope St. John Paul II, consisting of Witness to Hope, The End and the Beginning, and the recently-published Lessons In Hope: My Unexpected Life with Saint John Paul II. His essays, op-ed columns, and reviews appear regularly in major opinion journals and newspapers across the United States, and his weekly column, “The Catholic Difference,” is syndicated in sixty newspapers. A frequent guest on television and radio, he is also the Vatican analyst for NBC News.
February 8th, 2018 | 19 mins 54 secs
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George Weigel is a Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center. We chat about his new book, "Lessons In Hope: My Unexpected Life with St. John Paul II," as well as other books he's written over the years.