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Paul Moses



Paul Moses served as city editor, Brooklyn editor, City Hall bureau chief and religion writer at Newsday's New York City paper. He wrote lead stories on major news events ranging from the 9/11 attack to a 1991 subway crash that killed five people, the latter winning the Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Reporting. He also reported for The Associated Press and has written for America, The Village Voice, The Wall Street Journal, the New York Daily News, Hechinger Report, The Daily Beast, and elsewhere. He is a contributing editor at Commonweal. His book The Saint and the Sultan: The Crusades, Islam and Francis of Assisi's Mission of Peace (Doubleday, 2009) won the 2010 Catholic Press Association award for best history book. His most recent book is An Unlikely Union: The Love-Hate Story of New York's Irish and Italians (NYU Press, 2015). He is on leave from Brooklyn College pending retirement.

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