Laurie Goodstein

New York Times

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National religion correspondent for the New York Times

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Climate change activists have an influential new ally who could bring along more than a billion followers.

Pope Francis Goes Green, but Will the Flock Follow?

Climate change activists have an influential new ally who could bring along more than a billion followers.

from To the Point

A leadership group of American nuns  supports President Obama's healthcare reform , even though the US Conference of Bishops call it a threat to religious liberty.

The Vatican, American Nuns and the Politics of Healthcare Reform

A leadership group of American nuns supports President Obama's healthcare reform , even though the US Conference of Bishops call it a threat to religious liberty.

from To the Point

In Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Sheboygan, Wisconsin and Temecula, California, plans for Islamic mosques have generated  heated opposition .  But the objections are different from those…

The 'Mosque at Ground Zero' and Religious Freedom

In Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Sheboygan, Wisconsin and Temecula, California, plans for Islamic mosques have generated heated opposition .  But the objections are different from those…

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Burbank Congressman Adam Schiff discusses potential criminal charges against Donald Trump, plus his relationship with Kevin McCarthy, and his serious consideration of a Senate run.

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Karen Bass was sworn in as LA’s first female mayor on Sunday. Today, she kept her campaign promise of declaring a state of emergency on homelessness.

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Panelists discuss their political lessons from 2022, the biggest moments, and what they’re tracking as we head into 2023.

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Panelists discuss Kyrsten Sinema’s departure from the Democratic Party, what a plot to overthrow the government in Germany has in common with America’s far right and how social media…

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