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. He is a Visiting Fellow at Catholic University's Institute for Policy Research and Catholic Studies.
Michael Sean Winters
Distinctly Catholic: If in previous years the Democratic establishment's desire for the milquetoast middle was unsuccessful, in the years ahead it is the height of foolishness.
Distinctly Catholic: The spring meeting of the U.S. bishops' conference turned out to be livelier than expected: The divisions among the bishops continue to plague their effort, if it can be called an effort, to live up to the moral demands of the moment.
Michael Sean Winters rounds up political news and commentary: Rep. Sanford pays for criticizing Trump; Trump, Kim and "the best hotels"; Martin to speak at World Meeting of Families
Distinctly Catholic: The U.S. bishops seem clueless about their present moral situation. President Trump is attacking their spiritual children. Where is the united voice of the episcopacy in this country?