Michael Sean Winters

National Catholic Reporter

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Writer for the National Catholic Reporter and The Tablet, and a visiting fellow at the Catholic University of America's Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies; author of Left at the Altar: How the Democrats Lost the Catholics and How the Catholics Can Save the Democrats; former political blogger for America magazine

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Today, President Obama went to the Vatican for the first time since Francis was elected Pope a year ago.

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President Bush is giving the full head-of-state treatment to  Pope Benedict XVI , a powerful critic of the war in Iraq, not to mention capital punishment and the boycott of Cuba.

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