Acclaimed author and theologian George Weigel delivered a lecture titled “Evangelical Catholicism and Catholic Higher Education” to the Christendom community on Monday, September 14, the anniversary of the founding of Christendom College.

Weigel, who asserts that Christendom College is one of the best liberal arts colleges in America, is a Distinguished Senior Fellow of the Ethics and Public Policy Center, the founding president of the James Madison Foundation, and one of America’s leading public intellectuals.

Weigel is also the author of over twenty books, including: Letters to a Young CatholicThe Cube and the Cathedral: Europe, America, and Politics Without GodWitness to Hope: The Biography of Pope John Paul IIThe End and the Beginning; and his most recent work, Evangelical Catholicism: Deep Reform in the 21st-Century Catholic Church. His scholarly works and reputation have earned him eighteen honorary doctorate degrees, as well as the papal cross Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice and the Gloria Artis Gold Medal from the Polish Ministry of Culture.