Children as Commodities

The Catholic Difference | Published on October 23, 2013

By George Weigel

The Council of the District of Columbia is considering a bill to legalize surrogate child-bearing in your nation’s capital.

Middle East Reality Check

Catholic Difference | Published on October 2, 2013

By George Weigel

Two recently published books will be of interest to those eager to think seriously about the hard realities in the Middle East.

In the Land of Crosses

The Catholic Difference | Published on September 26, 2013

By George Weigel

Lithuania is home to is a truly remarkable memorial: an invitation to see history through the prism of the cross and its mystery of redemptive suffering.

Where the 20th Century Happened

The Catholic Difference | Published on September 18, 2013

By George Weigel

The 20th century happened in Cracow. And the answer to the 20th century was given there, too.

G.K. Chesterton, Genius

| Published on September 11, 2013

By George Weigel

In his new biography of G.K. Chesterton, Ian Ker tells the story of a man who was utterly convinced that history is a divine comedy, not a terrible tragedy.