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February 14, 2014
Same-sex marriage vs. religious liberty … another twist
Happy Valentine's Day! Love is in the air. Or at least more marriage headlines are...
February 13, 2014
Ghosts haunt AP story on Boy Scouts of America
When my oldest son was a Boy Scout, the entire experience was couched in church...
February 11, 2014
United Methodists fighting over gay marriage — period?
Maybe it's because I covered religion in Colorado during the 1980s, but I find it...
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 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...
January 02, 2014
Are there any culture wars inside the Great Gray Lady?
Here's a safe prediction for 2014: Look for another year with tough culture wars cases...
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 21, 2013
That oh-so-predictable CNN article on ducks and doctrine
So color me confused. At the moment, CNN is hailing this article -- "Does Phil...
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 19, 2013
The Independent asks why report when you can reprint PR?
How do you respond to a smear? If you are the Independent you respond with...
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 17, 2013
Latest coverage from the church of The New York Times
Few news consumers would be surprised that the journalists at Baptist Press frame their coverage...
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 04, 2013
Did Father Donald Timone ever say, ‘Pray away the gay’?
Not that long ago, our own Mark Kellner took at look at the New York...
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 28, 2013
Pod people: LA Times cheers for United Methodist ‘reform’
If readers want to know where The Los Angeles Times stands on the issues the...
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 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 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 11, 2013
All together now: Archbishop Lori leads WHAT committee?
It's that time, again. The U.S. Catholic bishops are back in Baltimore and the agenda...
November 08, 2013
Surprise! A same-sex marriage story that gets religion
For the latest Christian Chronicle, I wrote a news story on judicial authorities in the Pacific...
November 07, 2013
Still another one-sided same-sex marriage story
Here we go again. A major media organization has published still another one-sided story on the...
November 05, 2013
Mainline killed the local church star — paper blinks
The death of a congregation is never pleasant, and the closure of the West Side...
November 04, 2013
What is the moral status of sex outside of marriage?
ANNE ASKS: Do we have to get married to have sex? What does the Bible...
October 30, 2013
Define ‘practicing Catholic;’ report the Virginia options
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