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July 29, 2014
Church of The New York Times keeps preaching its own faith
It's time for another "Kellerism" update, as The New York Times continues its efforts to...
July 28, 2014
The Atlantic: What happened to all those Catholic rites?
Long-time GetReligion readers, do you remember that typology that a wise, older priest -- a...
July 25, 2014
NYTimes inside private GOP session on abortion strategy?
Apparently, this past spring, the Republican National Committee held a closed-door meeting in which a...
July 25, 2014
UCLA study literally tries to sell gay marriage in Texas
Help gays marry and boost the economy: That's one of the newest pitches in gay...
July 21, 2014
Big news report card: Oklahoma same-sex marriage ruling
Give the New York Times an F for its sketchy coverage of an appeals court...
July 20, 2014
LATimes shreds old-school language in religious liberty story
The following information cannot be examined too many times during the media storm that has...
July 17, 2014
On Hobby Lobby, explain that ‘deeply held religious belief’
You got so close, Philadelphia Inquirer. You got so close to a fair, enlightening news...
July 11, 2014
In Catholic schools: Demographics is destiny, so is doctrine
Not that long ago, I wrote a post about religious faith and mathematics that turned...
July 10, 2014
Wrestling with that old Anglican timeline, in South Carolina
Anyone who follows news on the religion beat knows the drill when it comes to...
July 10, 2014
Surprise! Same-sex couples produce happier kids, media say
Ordinarily, quality journalism benefits from solid information, concrete evidence and a healthy dose of skepticism....
July 08, 2014
Babies and holy ghosts in Texas surrogate pregnancies story
Give the Austin American-Statesman credit for a couple of things. First, the Texas newspaper has...
July 08, 2014
The Boston Globe veers into the doctrines of ‘Kellerism’
Just the other day, I heard a long-time GetReligion reader use a very interesting new...
July 06, 2014
Pod people: White House vs. the Wheaton College covenant
From the very beginning, some mainstream news organization have -- appropriately so -- emphasized that...
July 03, 2014
Attention editors: Is there a ‘Little Sisters’ case in your area?
While the post-Hobby Lobby meltdown continues on the cultural and journalistic left -- this New...
July 02, 2014
WPost writer wears too many hats at men’s conference
Remember Dr. Seuss' story, The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins? Whenever Bartholomew took off one...
June 29, 2014
About that NYTimes hint at the future of married priests
A long, long time ago, a Catholic leader gave me a tip as a young...
June 26, 2014
Pod people: Sometimes editors really need to do the math
I have never been much of a math guy, but sometimes you have to see...
June 19, 2014
NYTimes: Why did two towns produce so many priests?
At least once a year, a major newsroom in the United States produces a big...
June 16, 2014
Faith and fitness: LATimes explores God’s role in weight loss
There's a healthy dose of religion news on the front page of today's Los Angeles...
June 14, 2014
Got news? Yes, there was a funeral for Ann B. Davis
I realize that I have written two GetReligion posts (here and then here) about the...
June 10, 2014
The ongoing spectacle of NYTimes contempt for religion
Yes, this was a piece of commentary. In other words, it was not a news...
June 09, 2014
Ann B. Davis: True heroine of alternative families?
My recent GetReligion piece on the life and ministry of actress Ann B. Davis, a...
May 28, 2014
BBC: Another generic, mysterious ‘honor killing’ (updated)
This time the bloody honor killing took place in a public place, for all to...
May 20, 2014
That deacon and CBS veteran sacks a Womenpriests ‘story’
Should visitors to GetReligion choose to search our archives for the term "Womenpriests" they will...
May 16, 2014
Reuters: On apostasy and the death penalty in Islam
A 27-year-old woman, Meriam Yahia Ibrahim, has been sentenced to death for the crime of...
May 14, 2014
Missing elements in NYTimes marital rape report from India
Marriage was a hot topic this week in the Indian press following rulings by two...
May 13, 2014
What rights should parents of gay children have in Maryland?
Here we go again. The Baltimore Sun -- the newspaper that lands in my front...
May 03, 2014
It’s a mystery: Kicking a cardinal — Guardian-style
Who is the target in this story from The Guardian on the gay marriage vote...
May 01, 2014
That ‘throuple’ rite: Who led them through their vows?
First, let me assure regular GetReligion readers that I am not writing this post out...
April 30, 2014
LATimes offers readers a simple, one-sided take on Vatican
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