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Michael Sean Winters analyzes the worlds of religion and politics and the always fascinating estuary where the two collide.
Distinctly Catholic: The postponement of Archbishop Fulton Sheen's beatification raises deeper issues about whom and how we as a church canonize. It's time to look at the criteria for sainthood.
Political news and commentary roundup: The Times says the left is losing the abortion fight; Secretary of State Pompeo slams Dems for impeachment hearings while President Trump is overseas; and more
Distinctly Catholic: Steven Waldman's new book Sacred Liberty examines the rekindling of anti-Catholic persecution in the early 19th century. What he does not do is distinguish between a denial of religious freedom and religious bigotry.
Michael Sean Winters rounds up political news and commentary: Sparse FEMA support for Puerto Rico; a heresy against reality from Brazil's Bolsonaro; the core health care problem; Opus Dei Pelagianism.
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