In Depth with George Weigel

Author and Catholic theologian George Weigel talked about his life, his career, and his body of writing. Topics included theology, the… read more

Author and Catholic theologian George Weigel talked about his life, his career, and his body of writing. Topics included theology, the politics of the Catholic Church, the sexual abuse scandals, and his relationships with the popes about whom he has written. Background footage was shown of Pope Benedict’s arrival at Andrews Air Force Base on April 16, 2008. He responded to telephone calls and electronic mail.

Videos were shown of Mr. Weigel talking about his writing habits and of him giving a tour of his study at his home in Rockville, Maryland, on May 12, 2008.

Mr. Weigel is the author of over a dozen books, including Witness to Hope: The Biography of Pope John Paul II; Freedom and Its Discontents: Catholicism Confronts Modernity; The Cube and the Cathedral: Europe, America, and Politics Without God; and God’s Choice: Pope Benedict XVI and the Future of the Catholic Church. Mr. Weigel is currently a distinguished senior Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center and a contributor to Newsweek magazine and Vatican analyst for NBC News. close

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Jun 1, 2008
Last Aired:
Nov 28, 2008

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  • Jun 01, 2008 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 02, 2008 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 07, 2008 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 28, 2008 | 1:58am EST | C-SPAN 2
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