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July 23, 2014
What is this? Forbes goes to bat for Eden Foods critics
Several years ago, your GetReligionistas created a new item in our archives list of news...
June 14, 2014
Got news? Yes, there was a funeral for Ann B. Davis
I realize that I have written two GetReligion posts (here and then here) about the...
June 11, 2014
TASS on Russia’s talking dogs
Politicians were like talking dogs in a circus: the fact that they existed was uncommonly...
May 30, 2014
Got news? Did Erdogan lead prayers in Hagia Sophia or not?
Eastern Orthodox Christians who follow events in the ancient homelands of the Eastern church have...
April 03, 2014
No peace in our time for the Ukraine
One hundred years from now, when the history of these past few months in the...
March 20, 2014
Back in the USSR! Izvestia on the Crimea
Save for Mitt Romney, no one -- in my opinion, at least -- appears likely...
February 28, 2014
Got news? So what’s RFRA got to do with Arizona?
For the past 20 years or so, while watching more and more debates over the...
February 26, 2014
Got news? A Baptist emerges as acting president of Ukraine
The news rolls on in Ukraine, with leaders of the opposition attempting to get some...
February 23, 2014
Breivik the liar
The news that Anders Behring Breivik has written a letter to the Norwegian media stating...
February 14, 2014
Got news? The one and only Caesar of Jewish humor
Remember all of those nasty charges by anti-Semites through the years that The New York...
February 12, 2014
Baring their souls: Seeking more coverage on naked church
Strip down this post to its bare essentials, and here's the naked truth: Sometimes the...
February 05, 2014
Got news? Can Christian and atheist swap lives for a month?
Half a world away from my Oklahoma home, an experiment just concluded in Australia. An...
January 31, 2014
Rolling Stone thinks it <3's this pope (plus, Mark signs out)
For reasons probably more associated with my age than anything else, the old Dr. Hook...
January 29, 2014
Got news? Prayers and poetry in the Ukraine standoff
The daily march of the headlines from Kiev continues. The other day, I offered up...
January 17, 2014
LATimes pours out its love for the ‘spiritual’ Williamson
A positive news story about a political newcomer isn't unusual. Newspapers and television outlets do...
January 07, 2014
Daily Mail: Welby ‘casts out sin’ in new baptismal rite — not
In my opinion, looking to London's Daily Mail for religion news coverage is rather like looking...
January 03, 2014
Wait, not all home-schooling is stupid and harmful!?
What she said. Last summer, I did a GetReligion post titled "WPost: Virginia law highlights...
January 01, 2014
Oklahoma news: A Christmas ‘miracle’ via the local atheists
News stories blending the miraculous with Christmas aren't difficult to find: families reunited, poor children...
December 30, 2013
NYT: The Obamas and Christmas (no church)
Christmas comes but once a year, the old saying goes. It's a federal holiday as...
December 29, 2013
LATimes: ‘Congregationalist’ Obama quotes Pope Francis
This is what passes for news in Washington these days: an immensely famous politician is...
December 24, 2013
NYTs on atheists at holidays: Fox Butterfield, is that you?
There is such a thing as "low-hanging fruit" in life, and, it turns out, even...
December 03, 2013
Viva la Eurorévolution
Religion ghosts haunt the stories out of Kiev this week, but the Western press has...
November 19, 2013
Oh, those pagan Irish Anglicans?
Was it a case of good manners? Did the editors at The Irish Times print...
November 14, 2013
Got news? Bishops stand on HHS mandate (updated)
What you see at the top of this post is the content of today's Baltimore...
October 26, 2013
Got news? Has Kristallnacht come to the Middle East?
There was always an important, yet unstated, idea at the heart of the "On Faith"...
October 09, 2013
Got news? Concerning Catholic priests, Mass and padlocks
Because of my background in church-state studies, for the past third of a century or...
September 29, 2013
Got news? Looking at key facts in the Chris Davis timeline
It's the last day of the regular baseball season and for fans of the Baltimore...
September 26, 2013
Got news? Pope Francis speaks — this time the media blink
It's safe to assume that, at this moment in time, Pope Francis is a rock...
August 29, 2013
Does The New York Times hate Timothy Dolan?
''The question is, should this indictment have ever been brought? Which office do I go...
August 27, 2013
Where is the BBC’s coverage of Egypt?
What lays behind the Anglo-American press's failure to report on the chaos in Egypt? While...
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