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December 20, 2013
Paparazzi snap model in church, model snaps back
Can't a Victoria's Secret angel slip into a pew without being photographed from the altar?...
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 03, 2013
Joe Jonas unplugged begs for good reporter and editor
Purity rings, an Assembly of God church breakup, suit-wearing and pew-sitting. Mandatory attendance on Sunday...
November 24, 2013
NYTimes: Mouseketeer-turned-Pagan-turned-Christian trip
One of the staples of evangelical Christianity -- at least so far as I can...
November 23, 2013
For BBC, Doctor Who faith is real, but never really Christmas
“Go forward in all your beliefs and prove to me that I am not mistaken...
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...
October 17, 2013
Luke Russert on snark, journalism, faith and easy targets
Let's start the day with a quick thought from Luke Russert of NBC News, who...
September 17, 2013
Seeing through a famous glass cathedral, rather dimly
The 2010 bankruptcy of Crystal Cathedral Ministries, founded in 1955 by the Rev. Robert H....
August 23, 2013
Americans prejudiced against Al Jazeera?
The new cable news channel Al Jazeera America is drawing a lot of major media...
August 21, 2013
Should CNN editor accept religious liberty award?
A Religion Dispatches blog post this week noted that CNN Godbeat pro Eric Marrapodi will receive the first...
August 02, 2013
Yes or no: This school has a Catholic doctrinal covenant?
Let's start with an informal quiz. Raise your hand if you think it would be...
July 26, 2013
NPR’s curiously biased quest for the historical Jesus
Did you know that Jesus wasn't really God? Despite what his disciples claim, he never...
July 22, 2013
The controversial mind and Lebanese soul of Helen Thomas
As I have mentioned before here at GetReligion, at the time of the Sept. 11...
July 03, 2013
Painful silences in CBS chat on same-sex marriage rulings
OK, follow me carefully here, because it is especially interesting who passed the following item...
June 22, 2013
Media MIA: Mother Dolores Hart’s love for Jesus
It's the question that echoes between the lines of mainstream news features about the life...
June 11, 2013
Bali, bikinis, Miss World and fear of Islam’s ‘extremist fringe’
I would like to ask a journalistic question and I want to stress that this...
June 05, 2013
WPost Style manages to print an interesting EWTN story
Whenever your GetReligionistas pick on the Style gods at The Washington Post -- primarily with...
May 24, 2013
Mormonism is a religion, not just a culture
For people serious about their faith, religious beliefs tend not only to influence other types...
April 23, 2013
Behold: A pretty fair tribute to George Beverly Shea
Longtime GetReligion readers may recall that I grew up in Texas in the 1960s and...
April 15, 2013
M-O-D-E-S-T: A key word for Annette the Catholic
As you would expect in a world that remains obsessed with all things Baby Boomer,...
April 04, 2013
Flash! Cardinal says all people created in God’s image
In a way, the existence of the short New York Times story that ran with...
April 04, 2013
CBS: John the Baptist was at the Crucifixion
In our discussions on the New York Times' whopper of an error (and weird correction),...
March 13, 2013
Yes! Pope Francis is not from Europe! (updated)
All together now: Raise your hands if you wanted to throw something at the television...
March 04, 2013
Inside the History Channel’s epic TV miniseries ‘The Bible’
This is one of those GetReligion follow-up posts where we basically say, "See, was that...
March 04, 2013
That minister of humor unloads on the pope coverage
The thought for the day and, perhaps, for the next week or two, care of...
March 03, 2013
Two items of GetReligion biz (prayers for George, please)
Let me share two items with readers this weekend, both of a personal nature. The...
February 25, 2013
Bill Keller, et al, openly confess that “error has no rights”
As the debates rage on about you know what -- Washington. Post. Ombudsman. Bias. Column....
February 17, 2013
Scripture verses: reporters’ Kryptonite?
The Media Research Center found this clip but I thought readers here might get a...
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 04, 2013
The New York Times’ Conservative love affair
The New York Times may not love American conservatives, but they are certainly enamored with...
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