Melinda Henneberger is the editor-in-chief of and a columnist for the Catholic opinion journal Commonweal. Previously, she was a reporter for The New York Times, where she worked for 10 years as a Washington correspondent and as the Rome bureau chief. Henneberger has also written a weekly column for and has contributed to publications including The New York Times Magazine, GQ, Slate, and Reader’s Digest. An Illinois native and graduate of the University of Notre Dame, she received a graduate degree in European studies from the Catholic University of Louvain in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.

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