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January 31, 2014
Indiana family: Demons, possession and exorcism, oh my!
It's difficult, if not impossible, to separate the subject of a story from its journalistic...
January 28, 2014
So what is happening with Anglican gay marriage?
Wire service reporting takes a special skill that not all writers posses. In less than...
January 24, 2014
Shocking! Baptist says wives should ‘submit’ to husbands
Courtesy of The Washington Post, let's all prepare to hyperventilate. This news will shock you...
January 23, 2014
Concerning that Milbank column and the WPost news report
First of all, to those who have written or tweeted on this: Yes, your GetReligionistas...
January 21, 2014
Religion ghosts in the politics of abortion? Obviously …
It happens at least once a year. A GetReligionista will write a post about media...
January 20, 2014
Breaking news (again): Bible Belt divorce rates high
News travels fast. Sometimes. In 1999, The Associated Press reported on Bible Belt states battling...
January 18, 2014
Pod People: Prayer’s place in science, sports and submission
Where is Jahi McMath, and what is the latest installment of her story? I'm glad...
January 15, 2014
Wind of change comes sweeping down the plain
My home state of Oklahoma made big news Tuesday when a federal judge struck down...
January 14, 2014
Reuters editors read mind of Pope Francis on abortion
So, GetReligion readers, it is time for short religion-news quiz. Raise your hands (or click...
January 10, 2014
God, faith, Jahi McMath and church (or not)
I can't remember the last time I became so engrossed in a story. Perhaps it's...
January 08, 2014
Wives, submission, web traffic and Candace Cameron Bure
Candace Cameron Bure, darling of '80s sitcom television, is all grown up. In case you're...
December 30, 2013
Asking the nasty, logical question about that Utah judge
It's often like the force of gravity in American politics and it has been gaining...
December 20, 2013
Duck czar: World-class sinner who has been there, done that
A long, long time ago -- pre-World Wide Web -- I wrote a column for...
December 19, 2013
Pondering duck doctrines and our bubble-bound media elite
Let's see. Where should we begin on this oh-so-bizarre morning? What will it be, Pope...
December 18, 2013
Scouts pledge ‘duty to God;’ reporter draws a blank
The highly contentious issue of the Boy Scouts of America and gay scouts became a...
December 11, 2013
On Pope Francis: What matters most is, ‘Who am I to judge?’
Pope Francis has been warned. The powers that be at Time magazine have named him...
December 09, 2013
Vote now! Time serves up correction of the year (updated)
It may be the religion-beat question of the year. So all together now: Why is...
December 06, 2013
Mandela the sinner? Mandela the prophet? Yes, cover both
One of the greatest mysteries in life is the moral complexity that is often found...
December 04, 2013
A same-sex marriage story that makes you go hmmmmm …
Here at GetReligion, we've repeatedly highlighted the apparent new normal on mainstream media coverage of same-sex...
November 27, 2013
Reuters skips a key detail in Israel’s wedding wars — divorce
Everybody loves a wedding, or so culture would have us believe. However, according to a...
November 22, 2013
Pass the popcorn! This movie preview gets faith theme right
Movie junkets, and the stories that result from them, share a certain predictability — and...
November 21, 2013
Deja vu: NYTimes Slams Catholics For Being Catholic
It numbers a recent U.S. Postmaster General (John Potter), and a current associate justice of...
November 21, 2013
Clash of absolute truths in WPost coverage of Schaefer trial
And this just in. The editorial team of The Washington Post has published a direct...
November 20, 2013
WPost listens to half of the great United Methodist debate
After years of covering the sexuality wars in America's oldline denominations, I am well aware...
November 19, 2013
Is there a religion ghost in Liz Cheney’s closet or not?
As we have watched the gossipy headlines roll past in recent days, I have found...
November 17, 2013
Here we go again: That new normal on SSM coverage
At this point, I think it is safe to say -- as our own Bobby...
November 15, 2013
Story envy, courtesy of the New York Times
I'll just come out and say it: I wish I had written this story. Well...
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...
November 14, 2013
Billy Graham’s 95th birthday bash: Happy or harpy?
In the 1984 hit movie "Sixteen Candles," Molly Ringwald's character, Samantha Baker, awakens on what...
November 08, 2013
That holy ghost in Baylor head coach’s guilt and grief
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