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: I was wrong to think that someone like Attorney General William Barr would not misrepresent the findings of the Mueller report. But I wasn't wrong to think that impeachment remains unlikely.
Michael Sean Winters rounds up political news and commentary: Washington Post checks the liberties Barr took in describing the Mueller investigation; Trump gives advice to George Washington
Distinctly Catholic: While the roof of Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral was still aflame last week, the interpretations of what this fire meant began to flood the internet and Twitter.
Distinctly Catholic: The symbols of the triduum — the water, the fire, the oils, the words — are powerful, but they are also sacraments, and they point to what is more real than anything we humans can imagine.