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David Gibson

David Gibson

David Gibson is a national reporter for RNS and an award-winning religion journalist, author and filmmaker. He has written several books on Catholic topics. His latest book is on biblical artifacts: "Finding Jesus: Faith. Fact. Forgery," which was also the basis of a popular CNN series.


  1. Obama has denied being Christian, Muslim and is unwilling to say if he is Atheist, but he always ends his speeches with “God Bless”. Doesn’t really have any meaning unless the person saying it actually has faith in the god they refer to.

    • Obama calling himself “Christian” sets off too many political red flags. Conservatives will call him a “fake Christian” and Liberals would accuse him of alienating minority faiths.

      It is polarizing in a way which serves no end. Conservatives are never going to treat him with respect anyway and Liberals don’t make an issue of public faith.

      Doesn’t really matter at all. One’s religious faith should not be a consideration when one is choosing the leader of a multi-faith, multicultural polyglot nation like the United States.

    • Jenny, why do you repeat this lie? President Obama was baptised at Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago. He has said that he is a Christian. This is common knowledge if you expend any energy in a search. So, either you are ignorant of the facts, do not care about facts, or feel that willfully spreading this lie aids some cause that you are in favor of. Which is it?

  2. Please do NOT insert all the tweets and other such comments into the middle of your news. I want to read what you say, not what your readers have to say. Put their comments at the end. Please.

  3. This guy then complains bitterly that women “are confused,” “don’t know what they want”
    or don’t want “a good man. A lot of people love sunsets, bicycling, nature and eating out so if you do mention these things you should expand on them and mention additional interests in order to differentiate yourself from the crowd. Having a shower together will be great to add some spice in your lives.