I Love Pope Francis — Or Do I?

By Barbara Falconer Newhall My honeymoon with Catholicism's newest pope is over. I'm done with getting all hopeful and goosebumpy about Pope Francis … [Read more...]

The Somethingists — They Don’t Believe in God, but They Do Believe in . . . Something

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Good news for those of us – count me in – who aren’t at all sure of what God is like. … [Read more...]

The Rise of the “Nones” – Young Americans Are Doing Without Church

By Barbara Falconer Newhall I sleep in till a comfy 8 or 9 most mornings. But last weekend I had to rise and shine at 4 a.m. my time to get the latest … [Read more...]

Book Openers: Meet the Polygamist Family That Inspired TV’s “Big Love”

  By Barbara Falconer Newhall I'm just back from the annual Religion Newswriters Association conference, where I got a close-up look at the … [Read more...]

GodsBigBlog: I’m Off to a Religion Newswriters Conference

I'm off to a Religion Newswriters Association conference in Minneapolis -- September 10 - 12, 2009. Religion and the Obama administration, religion and … [Read more...]