Michael Sean Winters is the author of Left At the Altar: How Democrats Lost The Catholics And How Catholics Can Save The Democrats (Basic Books, 2008). His biography of the Rev. Jerry Falwell, God's Right Hand: How Jerry Falwell Made God a Republican and Baptized the American Right was published by Harper One in January 2012 to critical acclaim. 

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A twice-weekly roundup of political news and commentary: Rebuilding an economy that is just; two sides of the "it's a sure thing" coin on Trump's reelection; where will the Republican National Convention be; opera houses of beauty

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Archbishop Wilton Gregory: 1; Trump and Knights of Columbus: 0

Distinctly Catholic: President Donald Trump went to the St. John Paul II National Shrine Tuesday for an international religious liberty event, the day after police used tear gas to disperse peaceful protesters from around St. John's Episcopal Church, so that Trump could hold a photo op.

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Michael Sean Winters rounds up political news and commentary: Religious communities and climate change; Catholic statements about the killing of George Floyd; Trump the bully shrinks back; delaying aid to states.

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Distinctly Catholic: If the premise for the conferral of liability protection is that social media platforms only serve as conduits for other people's information, then they really should not have to spend millions of dollars monitoring what is said on their platform.

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