George Weigel, nato a Baltimora nel 1951, è consigliere anziano dell’Ethics and Public Policy Center. Ha studiato al St. Mary’s Seminary College e all’University of St. Michael’s College di Toronto. A Seattle è stato assistente alla cattedra di teologia alla St. Thomas Seminary School of Theology di Kenmore, Scholar-in-Residence al World Without War Council of Greater Seattle e poi ricercatore al Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars di Washington.. È autore di Witness to hope, una biografia di successo di Papa Giovanni Paolo II e membro di diverse organizzazioni per la difesa dei diritti umani e della libertà religiosa.
George Weigel, a native of Baltimore, is Distinguished Senior Fellow of the Ethics and Public Policy Center. He was educated at St. Mary's Seminary College in his native city, and at the University of St. Michael's College in Toronto. In 1975, Weigel moved to Seattle where he was Assistant Professor of Theology at the St. Thomas Seminary School of Theology in Kenmore, and Scholar-in-Residence at the World Without War Council of Greater Seattle. Weigel was a fellow of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C. 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.