Paul Moses, Commonweal Magazine

Paul Moses

Commonweal Magazine

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Past articles by Paul:

A Historic Resignation

Bishop Hoeppner’s resignation marks a significant advance in the effort to hold prelates accountable for concealing clergy sexual abuse. → Read More

A Different Kind of Catholic

Longtime peace activist Martin Gugino represents a face of Catholicism that Donald Trump would not know from the ‘powerful’ Catholics around him. → Read More

Money Well Spent

The multi-billionaire spent hundreds of millions of dollars from his immense personal fortune to leverage his influence as mayor. → Read More

Crisis of Conscience

Administration officials asked to judge the president fairly often find themselves out of a job when their consciences come into conflict with Trump’s demands. → Read More

Penalizing Poverty

A new federal rule redefines who is likely to become a “public charge,” and is therefore ineligible for citizenship. Few remember the rule’s anti-Catholic roots. → Read More

Give It an ‘F’

Journalistic values are moral values, and on this measure The Pillar fails. → Read More

The Trump Administration’s Immigration Amnesia

The Trump administration’s immigration hardliners, like Ken Cuccinelli, seem to be suffering from faulty memory. → Read More

The Voice of the People

Despite their dwindling resources, local news still offers something national outlets can’t: person-to-person connection. → Read More

The U.S. Attorneys Who Revered Rudy Loathe Him Now

James Comey was among the Reagan-era prosecutors who saw Rudy’s SDNY as ‘a dream job.’ Now, Rudy says his old team was a ‘quintessential Eastern elite.’ → Read More

Redefining Who’s ‘Vulnerable’

The problem of clergy sexual abuse of minors in the Catholic Church can’t truly be dealt with until the abuse of adults is recognized → Read More

Prime Incentives

Amazon, a company too big and wealthy to have any just claim to public money, has made an art form of subsidizing corporate expansion with taxpayer funding → Read More

‘The Worst Place Ever’ Is ICE’s Etowah County Detention Center in Alabama

Williamson was a healthy 45-year-old man when he and Reynolds, held by ICE pending deportation, arrived at the county-run Alabama jail after a snow-delayed, double-shackled trip... → Read More

Just as Rampant?

Cardinal McCarrick's downfall reveals the need for better, more transparent ways for handling sexual harassment of adults → Read More

Minor Offenses

The criminalization of immigrants began long before Trump, with the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 → Read More

Bill de Blasio, Bernie Sanders, and the Left-Wing’s Own ‘Fake News’ Problem

Politicians’ self-interested complaints about ‘corporate media’ are part of what’s eroding confidence in mainstream news coverage. → Read More

The Wrong Lawyer

When it comes to aggressive investigative tactics, Rudy Giuliani wrote the book → Read More

‘You Shall Love the Sojourner as Yourself’

Faith leaders gathered at the UN to set out moral principles for how and why to give hospitality to immigrants → Read More

It Could Get Worse

Rudy Giuliani’s blundering defense of Trump is an attempt to get ahead of legal problems that could get much worse → Read More

Just a Dupe

Even in the light most favorable to him, President Trump was the Russians’ dupe → Read More

When the Faithful Vote from Fear

Catholic Church leaders are facing up to the fact that the faithful have helped elect a coalition united by opposition to immigrants → Read More