Was the New York Times Easter error no big deal?

The New York Times has been taking quite a bit of heat for its shockingly erroneous understanding of Christianity. Earlier this week, it published a brief story about Pope Francis’ Easter message and went on to say that “Easter is the celebration of the resurrection into heaven of Jesus, three days after he was crucified, [Read More…]

All hope is not lost: Easter in America’s newspapers

That New York Times doozie-of-a-correction notwithstanding, many American journalists understand exactly what Easter means for Christians. That fact was evident in some of the exceptional enterprise stories that graced leading front pages on Sunday. Eight of my favorites (in random order): 1. Tim Townsend of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch wrote about a parish’s ministry to [Read More…]