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A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author, Moses will deliver a talk on Mother Cabrini and her message on Sunday, November 17, following a Mass celebrated in Italian by Bishop Frank J. Caggiano at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church in Stamford.
Moses is also author of The Saint and the Sultan: The Crusades, Islam and Francis of Assisi’s Mission of Peace (Doubleday 2009), which won the Catholic Press Association award for the year’s best history book and became the basis for the Emmy-nominated PBS docudrama The Sultan and the Saint.
He worked for 23 years in daily journalism, mostly at Newsday’s New York City edition. He served as the paper’s City Hall bureau chief, Brooklyn editor, city editor and religion writer. As a rewrite man, he wrote the paper’s lead stories on the World Trade Center attack and on a subway crash that killed five people, the latter winning the Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Reporting in 1992.
He was also a reporter for The Associated Press, and has written for other outlets, including The Daily Beast, The New York Daily News, The Wall Street Journal, the Village Voice, CNN.com, Time.com, America and Commonweal magazine, where he is a contributing writer. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, Maureen.