Kasper family values

In a break with 1500 years of tradition a leading Vatican official announced that Catholics should now read the Bible. In an address to a gathering of prelates in Rome last week Cardinal Walter Kasper conceded Scripture might play a role in developing church doctrine. The confession came amidst internal debates over ending the automatic [Read More...]

AP highlights Obama’s eisegesis — perhaps unwittingly

Without doubt, the job of president of the United States can easily drive someone one to drink — or to his knees in prayer. It’s right there in history. Lincoln’s prayers during the Civil War are well-known, and the line extends to Richard Nixon (who reportedly dragged Henry Kissinger to his knees for a joint prayer [Read More...]

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 mainstream media coverage of sports and religion. If journalists are going to play the God card, especially in the ledes of major stories, it really helps if they are willing to devote some part of these stories to detailing the [Read More...]


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