Reconsidering Vatican Ostpolitik: The Statecraft of a Saint-Prof. Weigel
We invite you to the next lecture of the 2021/22 series of “JP2 Lectures”, to be held on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 – the 102nd anniversary of Karol Wojtyła’s birth.
The lecture by Professor George Weigel (Ethics and Public Policy Centre, Washington D.C.) titled “Reconsidering Vatican Ostpolitik: The Statecraft of a Saint”, will start at 4.30 PM (CET) in Aula Minor at the Angelicum (address: Largo Angelicum, 1, 00184 Roma).
The lecture will explore the theory behind the Vatican Ostpolitik of the 1960s and 1970s, the Ostpolitik’s effects on the Church in east central Europe and in the Vatican, and the distinctive statecraft of Pope John Paul II.
The lecture will also be broadcast live;