George Weigel, Distinguished Senior Fellow of the Ethics and Public Policy Center (EPPC), was the featured speaker at Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University’s Spring Commencement ceremony on Monday, May 22.
Weigel is a Catholic theologian and one of America’s leading public intellectuals. He holds EPPC’s William E. Simon Chair in Catholic Studies. He is the author or editor of more than twenty books, including Witness to Hope: The Biography of Pope John Paul II, and his essays, op-ed columns, and reviews appear regularly in major opinion journals and newspapers across the United States. A frequent guest on television and radio, he is also Senior Vatican Analyst for NBC News. His weekly column, “The Catholic Difference,” is syndicated to eighty-five newspapers and magazines in seven countries.