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August 26, 2013
Hurrah: Learning more about Antoinette Tuff’s religion
The other day I was reading an obituary of Tom Christian, descendent of the Bounty...
August 20, 2013
LATimes sees the layers of threats against Copts in Egypt
The dominant story coming out of Egypt right now continues, and with good cause, to...
August 13, 2013
Sun sheds very little light on new linebacker’s faith
If you know anything about the Baltimore Ravens, then you probably know something about the...
June 20, 2013
What about those prayers for Dwyane Wade’s pains?
Greetings, GetReligion sports fans. Anyone who has been following the news lately knows that the...
May 31, 2013
Why can’t press get religion, when covering black churches?
Let's face it. The mainstream press really struggles when trying to cover life in African-American...
May 14, 2013
NYTimes finally makes some changes on the fetus front
Oh to have been a fly on the fall during any editing discussions at The...
May 13, 2013
Should pro-choice activists be asked Gosnell questions?
The New York Times Sunday Magazine ran a Mother's Day interview with, who else, the...
April 27, 2013
Baltimore Sun drops ball in profile of a preacher’s son
Here we go again. The following has become a GetReligion mantra, when it comes to...
April 26, 2013
That all-but-missing detail about Jeb Bush’s life
Catholics here in America have a very intense and interesting relationship with the mainstream press....
April 17, 2013
On Sarah Kliff’s mea culpa on Gosnell (a national story)
If you have been on Twitter in the past week or so, you probably know...
April 12, 2013
That ghost in Dr. Ben Carson’s, well, moral theology
The folks who edit and operate the newspaper that lands in my front yard are...
April 05, 2013
Washington Post tries to define ‘liberal’ in Maryland
There is much to applaud in today's Washington Post story that ran under the headline,...
March 21, 2013
Hey CNN: Ghosts in the ties that bind Cyprus and Russia
So I'm sitting in a restaurant eating my lunch and, up on the wall, the...
February 27, 2013
What do conservatives really think about Cardinal Mahony?
Yes, Cardinal Roger M. Mahony of Los Angeles will be in Rome and will vote...
February 20, 2013
What are the real differences between Mahony and Gomez?
Guess what? There are significant differences in the theological approaches and doctrinal convictions of Los...
February 19, 2013
Dr. Ben Carson’s faith makes news, this time
Every now and then, the newspaper that lands in my front yard runs a story...
February 05, 2013
Ugh — when ‘reality’ TV looks inside clergy homes
I know, I know. "The Sisterhood" is a reality television show about pastors' wives. I...
February 03, 2013
Super Bowl: Ray Lewis is Ray Lewis — deal with it
I have said it before and I will say it again. I know that, as...
February 02, 2013
GetReligion turns nine; Newsweek sort of vanishes
So once again, with feeling. Nine years ago today, the Rt. Rev. Douglas LeBlanc clicked...
January 26, 2013
Kwanzaa, Manti Te’o and respect
I enjoy reading other media critics and ombudsmen, (er, ombudspersons?) and thought about discussing this...
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 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 07, 2013
More about Ray Lewis and his Psalms 91 t-shirt
So, GetReligion readers, I am happy to report that the Baltimore Sun team noticed the...
December 30, 2012
ESPN gets Irvin and his ‘threshing floor’ sermon
Hey! Time for another GetReligion post about religious issues in sports coverage! Can you hear...
December 20, 2012
Christmas carol wars on the DC Metro — not
Anyone who spends much time on subways and other forms of mass transit knows that...
December 13, 2012
Tiny little news stories about booming Diocese of Orange
The Diocese of Orange -- as in Orange County -- has a new leader, Bishop...
December 12, 2012
Generic Armenians fleeing Syria for no particular reason
For news consumers who are closely following events on the ground in Syria, especially those...
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...
November 28, 2012
Too little news, too much analysis?
A flurry of e-mailed links to religion news stories flies back and forth each day...
November 25, 2012
Times team laughs at all those bitter Texans
Since I grew up in a solidly Baylor family, I have always understood why the...
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