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February 11, 2013
Gay marriage and golf
Little news of the gay marriage debate in the French National Assembly has made its...
February 04, 2013
The New York Times’ Conservative love affair
The New York Times may not love American conservatives, but they are certainly enamored with...
February 03, 2013
Pod people: Making progress on abortion coverage
In this week's Crossroads podcast, host Todd Wilken and I discussed the good and bad...
January 30, 2013
How PR attempt against Life Marchers played out at MSNBC
Earlier this week, I looked at how a PR push from a progressive group called...
January 28, 2013
Savvy PR firm scores NYTimes coup against March For Life
We've received quite a few complaints about the religion angle the New York Times chose...
January 28, 2013
Foot-long subs vs. March For Life
The Associated Press has a Twitter feed with nearly 1.6 million followers. Those followers received...
January 27, 2013
How to write a bland story about the March For Life
As expected, the journalists at The Washington Post were pretty careful with their coverage of...
January 23, 2013
The ghost of abortion in adoption stories
Like many Americans, I've been developing an interest in Colin Kaepernick, quarterback of the San...
January 19, 2013
India and rape: Spotting some tricky ghosts
In about 99 percent of the mainstream news reports you will ever read about India...
January 17, 2013
Sydney Morning Herald has a problem with religious freedom
It is only two weeks into the new year, but I believe we may have...
January 16, 2013
A sexual abuse story, complete with a rare glimpse of faith
As strange as it sounds, the goal of this post is to praise The Los...
January 15, 2013
Hey Telegraph editors: Where’s the Catholic left?
One thing is certain, the facts boldly stated in the headline at The Telegraph are...
January 13, 2013
Spot the ghost: An X factor for QB Russell Wilson?
While things are not going very well in his second playoff game with the Seattle...
January 10, 2013
Missing voices in coverage of the National Cathedral rites
For some reason or another, quite a few folks who read this here weblog want...
January 04, 2013
Symbolic defeat for a Christian business in Maryland
After spending more than a week on the road, I returned home -- as always...
January 03, 2013
Excellent video journalism, or, seeing crucifixes on walls
A journalist I greatly admire shared this video, mentioning it was from the New York...
January 02, 2013
Washington Post finds ghost in Russian adoption ban
Now that my husband and I hope to bring more children into our family through...
December 24, 2012
Shocker! Liberal clergy back gay rites! (updated)
What we have here is a totally predictable story, to an almost stunning degree. It's...
December 21, 2012
Got news? White House vs. Little Sisters of the Poor
From coast to coast, the lawyers of religious groups and charities can almost quote the...
December 17, 2012
So a rabbi and a priest and 20 parents walk into hell
So, how many GetReligion readers will be able to forget watching the Robbie Parker press...
December 14, 2012
How to bury a link to the Catholic scandal of this age
Anyone who has followed the mainstream media's coverage of the Catholic Church over the past...
December 09, 2012
Pod people: Same-sex marriage on the march
On this week's "Crossroads" podcast, host Todd Wilken and I discussed Dave Brubeck's sacred music...
December 08, 2012
On same-sex marriage: What is the chief justice thinking?
People who study the dynamics of this U.S. Supreme Court have, from the get-go, assumed...
December 07, 2012
Should churches, left or right, serve as polling places?
Anyone who knows anything about the at times dangerous dance between politics and religion in...
December 03, 2012
Unbridled yearning for same-sex marriage
One of the big stories last week was whether the Supreme Court would hear cases...
December 01, 2012
Covering Catholics who are more like ‘Catholics’
GetReligion readers may recall the case of young Lennon Cihak, who -- at the very...
November 30, 2012
Quote of the year on Catholics and American politics
I don't know how you feel about anonymous quotes, but, as a rule, I am...
November 23, 2012
Puritans lacked an Object for their Thanksgivings?
As of the moment I started writing this post, the following headlines graced -- if...
November 19, 2012
CNN on the superstar Stanleys: The ties that blind
Suffice it to say that I started working my way onto the religion-news beat in...
November 14, 2012
Shock: Bishops decide to defend Catholic tradition!
OK, let's deal with some basic questions about Catholic bishops and politics. In terms of...
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