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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 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 21, 2014
Yo editors: Can the state pay Catholics to help immigrants?
As usual, there was a stack of Baltimore Sun newspapers waiting for me at the...
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 16, 2014
Concerning the latest (alleged) interview with Pope Francis
So how would you like to be a press officer for the Vatican these days?...
July 16, 2014
Should Louisiana priest say what he heard in confession?
Dead men file no lawsuits. They also don’t defend themselves to TV reporters. And live...
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 07, 2014
How does that HHS mandate ruling affect American religion?
THE RELIGION GUY EXPLAINS: So far, no-one has yet posted a question on the June...
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
Big news report card: Hobby Lobby and contraceptives
One of the big misconceptions about the Hobby Lobby case (with apologies to Conestoga Wood Specialties)...
June 28, 2014
The Guardian on Islam and female genital mutilation
The Guardian reports that Britain's largest Muslim organization, the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB), has...
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 26, 2014
How NOT to cover the ruling in the Hobby Lobby case
Hey @GetReligion, read the fear-filled, one-sided piece in @Forbes re: what will happen if @HobbyLobbyStore...
June 20, 2014
What’s in a name? PCA vs. PCUSA
Oh my. My heart goes out to the writer at NBC News' breaking news desk...
June 18, 2014
Nuns, strippers and the never-boring Godbeat
Sister Mary Clarence could totally fix this: Nuns file suit over noisy strip club next...
June 11, 2014
NYTimes notices old doctrine wars over InterVarsity chapters
The debate started out behind closed doors but quickly jumped into the mainstream press. The...
June 04, 2014
Was Catholic ‘teaching’ involved in latest Ireland scandal?
If I have heard this statement once at pro-life rallies I have heard it a...
June 02, 2014
Let them eat cake and — in Colorado — make others bake it
I'm no expert on baking, but I suspect that a layer cake should stand straight,...
May 27, 2014
United Methodists stand at a ‘tipping point’ — once again
Yes, it's time to head into yet another oldline Protestant summer of sex. This leads...
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 14, 2014
Shock: Russian Orthodoxy gives drag queen thumbs down
Dear GetReligion readers: Some of you wrote to say that you wanted to know what...
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 09, 2014
God, sex, ‘military values’ and the U.S. Naval Academy
Most weekday mornings, as I make my short drive to the train station for my...
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
Every niche website has a few "big ideas" that drive its work day after day....
April 29, 2014
WPost still gets ‘Julia’ vote, but what about church ladies?
The other day I wrote a post about a Washington Post story about the upcoming...
April 25, 2014
Al Jazeera offers its own take (literally) on SBC sex summit
A week or so ago I mentioned, in a meeting that included both traditional and...
April 24, 2014
More on politics, sin and Louisiana’s kissing congressman
For anyone unfamiliar with Rep. Vance McAllister, he's a Louisiana congressman who ran on a...
April 23, 2014
WPost team looks at politics in 2014, sees zero folks in pews
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