That cross in Kiev: What George Conger said, once again

Simply stated, it is one of the most haunting Associated Press photographs that I have seen in my journalism career. The caption under the photo, as it ran with a recent New York Times report, says: Orthodox priests pray as they stand between protesters and the police in Kiev early Friday. Actually, the photo (click [Read More…]

Two items of GetReligion biz (prayers for George, please)

Let me share two items with readers this weekend, both of a personal nature. The first is personal, in that one of your GetReligionistas has been missing for a few days and his readers need to know why. Father George Conger recently had some serious spinal surgery and, while it went well, this is not [Read More…]