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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The synod meeting in Rome is done. What now?

Synod is a milestone in the reception of Vatican II

Civil libertarianism is wrong but helpful

At the synod, a new kind of conversation is evolving

Biography delves into life of famed church historian John Tracy Ellis

USCCB candidates' slate shows a divided conference

Communion and the synod: Starting at the beginning

Letting the synod do its job, and letting us journalists do ours

Halloween comes early to Washington as GOP selects a new speaker

Pope Francis' responses to the 'dubia' cardinals were brilliantly done

'We are mendicants after the truth': Reflecting on Fr. Radcliffe's retreat texts

Ringling Bros. has nothing on GOP-led circus in Congress

Unions are back. Biden (and the Catholic Church) are right to join the picket lines.

Cupich calls for 'integral ethic of solidarity' at Fordham

Culture warriors on left and right can't derail the synod

Garland needed better prep for GOP claims of anti-Catholic bias

History tells how immigrant Jesuits forged their order's growth in America

Jesuit Fr. David Collins makes the history of his order accessible to new generation

Conservative critics of the synod and Francis are embarrassing themselves

Does the 14th Amendment bar Trump from running? Only if he is found guilty