Christine McCarthy McMorris
Associate Editor, Religion in the News.

Religion in the News articles:

Zen Master in the Garden, Religion in the News, Vol 15, No. 2.
Phil Jackson brings a Zen vibe to the New York Knicks.

Heavenly Bestsellers, Religion in the News, Vol 15, No. 1
Heaven becomes a hot topic with publishers.

Varieties of Dylanís Religious Experience, Religion in the News, Fall 2012
50-plus years of Knockiní on Heavenís Door.

Faithless Ireland, Religion in the News, Spring 2012.
The government gives the Vatican the cold shoulder.

Death in the Sweat Lodge, Religion in the News, Summer 2010
A New Age entrepreneur faces homicide charges in Arizona.

Scientologyís Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Year  Religion in the News, Winter 2010.
Scientologists endure a long siege of public scandal.

The Irish Map of Hell, Religion in the News, Fall 2009.

Praise God and Pass the Diapers, Religion in the News, Spring 2009.
Reality television's strange new fascination with big, conservative Christian families.

Having it All , Religion in the News, Fall 2008.
Spirituality lite on a global scale.

Playing Godless, Religion in the News, Spring 2008.
Television's dark diagnostician doesn't suffer believers gladly.

People Who Loved Tammy Faye, Religion in the News, Spring/Summer, 2007
In the end, the gay community returned her embrace.

Borat's Religious Provocations, Religion in the News, Winter 2006
The man from Kazakhstan's ill will tour.

Cruisin' for a Scientological Bruisin', Religion in the News, Fall 2005
A controversial faith gets more than it bargained for.

Same Sex Toons, Religion in the News, Spring 2005
The Religious Right and the media spar over SpongeBob SquarePants and Buster Baxter.

"Channeling Bleep," Religion in the News, Winter 2005.
New Agers get their Passion.

Black Pastors Bridle at Gay Marriage, Religion in the News, Summer 2004.
Does the cultural conservatism of African-American Protestants matter politically?

God the Poppa, Religion in the News, Spring 2004.
So, why are people reading The Da Vinci Code?

"Santorum v. Sodomy,"  Religion in the News, Summer 2003
A puff piece launches Rick Santorum down a slippery slope.

"What Would Jesus Drive?" Religion in the News, Spring 2003
A minister's clever question reshapes public debate about SUVs.

"Amazing Graceland," Religion in the News, Fall 2002
Journalists snicker at the Cult of Elvis, but the religion is for real.

"Treading Carefully", Religion in the News, Summer 2002. 
The gay media find many dangers associated with the Catholic scandal.

"Bush and the Burqa", Religion in the News, Spring 2002.
The plight of Afghan women helps sell the war on terror.