Ukraine and Lent

National Review Online | Published on March 3, 2014

By George Weigel

The Ukrainian resistance to Russian aggression is rooted in something far deeper than Western-style consumerism.

In Rome, the Revival of a Lent Pilgrimage

Wall Street Journal | Published on March 1, 2014

By George Weigel

Amid the world’s continuous wayfaring, the Roman station church pilgrimage has a unique character, combining history, art, architecture and the human quest for truth.

Ash Wednesday in Rome

The Catholic Difference | Published on March 5, 2015

By George Weigel

Americans in Rome have revived an ancient Catholic tradition that had lain dormant for centuries.

Beyond the Papal States

The Catholic Difference | Published on February 19, 2014

By George Weigel

Too many Vatican officials still think of the Church’s interface with world politics as if the Holy See were the Papal States.

Ukraine: Back from the Brink?

National Review Online | Published on February 20, 2014

By George Weigel

Western nations must continue to apply pressure to the leaders of a state at war with its own citizens.