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Newsflash: Campaign faith workers think religion doesn’t belong in politics

AP President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney talk at the end of the … Continued

How to make atheism matter

If I were in charge of American atheism–which I am not, but then again who is?–I would ask myself the … Continued

New York is experiencing a faith revival

The proposed mosque and Islamic center near Ground Zero is in the news again. Word is that differences between the … Continued

Has the Catholic Church done enough?

By Elizabeth Tenety Washington Post religion reporters Michelle Boorstein and William Wan reported Friday that many Catholic priests accused of … Continued

Halloween: sugar-filled revelry or religious ritual?

By Elizabeth TenetyWhy do Americans love Halloween? Halloween, as religion reporters like to remind readers every October 31st, is an … Continued

Pew’s preposterous pop quiz

By Jacques Berlinerblau (Editor’s note: Read Pew’s Alan Cooperman’s response to this post here.) The Pew Forum on Religion and … Continued

Religion journalism loses advocate in Deb Howell

By Michelle Boorstein People who care about religion news, and in particular its intersection with politics, lost an influential advocate … Continued

Introducing Under God 2.0

Starting today, Under God is expanding to include more Post-produced religion content, starting with God in Government — religion news … Continued

We’re moving…

God in Government readers, Starting today, we are merging with Under God, the popular On Faith news blog written by … Continued

Obama Takes Sides in Catholic Family Fight

By Jacqueline L. Salmon Obama waded into the thick of a family feud in the American Catholic church today in … Continued

Obama Won’t Choose One Church

By Jacqueline L. Salmon Contrary to recent media reports, President Obama said today that he hasn’t chosen a home church … Continued

Welcome to ‘God in Government’

By Dan LeDucPost religion editor What is the relationship between God and government? President Obama’s new faith-based effort is a … Continued

Can the Obamas Choose a Church? Will We Let Them?

As everyone knows by now, the Obamas are between church homes. That’s a difficult place for any churchgoing family, but … Continued

Today’s New Religion: “I AM”

I was talking to a reporter for the Religion News Service today and he made a complaint that every journalist … Continued

Old News, Ancient Experiences

The current press conniption over Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta amounts to a tempest in a teapot, although one that … Continued

In God Our Press Trusts

The question about whether the media treat religion fairly really ought to have two parts, and the second half ought … Continued

A Long Way to Go: A “Predestined” Media

The media has improved its coverage in recent years. An increasing number of networks and newspapers have religion reporters or … Continued