George Weigel, Distinguished Senior Fellow of the Ethics and Public Policy Center, is a Catholic theologian and one of America’s leading public intellectuals.
Weigel is the author or editor of nineteen other books, he has written essays, op-ed columns, and reviews for the major opinion journals and newspapers in the United States, and is a contributor to Newsweek. A frequent guest on television and radio, he is also Vatican analyst for NBC News. His weekly column, “The Catholic Difference,” is syndicated to sixty newspapers around the United States. His scholarly work and his journalism are regularly translated into the major European languages.
Weigel has been awarded ten honorary doctorates, the papal cross Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice, and the Gloria Artis Gold Medal by the Republic of Poland. He serves on the boards of directors of several organizations dedicated to human rights and the cause of religious freedom and is a member of the editorial board of First Things.
George Weigel and his wife, Joan, have three children and one grandchild, and live in North Bethesda, Maryland.
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3 Private Dinners
Three Saturday evenings from September to April, meet and hear from prominent speakers. Cocktails and dinner included.
Speakers have included former US Attorney General Ed Meese, conservative giant L. Brent Bozell, economist Dr. Thomas Rustici, President of Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation Lee Edwards, former Senator and President of the Heritage Foundation, Jim DeMint.
Format is cocktail hour, speech, Q & A, dinner and fellowship.