Michael Sean Winters

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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Links: Trumpian propaganda; global inequality; Latino voters

Opposition to Black icon at Catholic University ignores Christ's universality

Links: Cordileone rescheduled; Newsom's gun proposal; GOP shenanigans in Georgia

Biden's summit on democracy and how Catholic teaching can help

Defend religiously affiliated child care without igniting a culture war

Links: Tycoons' tax evasion, the 'smiling pope' and more Advent music

Pope Francis evangelizes very differently than US conservatives

Links: Cardinal Burke to celebrate Mass, Democrats need to talk economics, the New Right of American politics

Migrants were asked, 'Why did you leave your home?' Here's what they said.

Bigotry and cowardice in the GOP

Links: Gerrymandering in Wisconsin, the Black Madonna at CUA, and Build Back Better health provisions

On World AIDS Day, what that pandemic teaches us about COVID-19

Links: Republicans control state legislatures; Archbishop Gomez earns some praise

As Supreme Court considers abortion case, can we assume the best about our opponents?

Links: An editorial on the bishops' Communion document, labor news, hymns for CELAM and Thanksgiving

Breidenbach's fertile research raises questions about history of religious liberty

Links: The Rittenhouse verdict; Catholic Worker reaction to Archbishop Gomez; Bosnia on the verge of breakup

Ave Maria professor's book sees roots of religious liberty in Catholicism

US bishops lost about how to engage a culture they don't understand

Links: Democrats' midterm prospects; Cardinal Dolan interviews Bill Donohue