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Dr. Massimo Faggioli is a professor in the department of theology and religious studies at Villanova University, and contributing writer for Commonweal and La Croix International. His two most recent books published in English are The Rising Laity. Ecclesial Movements since Vatican II (Paulist Press, 2016) and Catholicism and Citizenship. Political Cultures of the Church in the 21st Century (Liturgical Press, 2017).