(RNS) These campaigns don’t move consumers, say experts. But there are benefits for the self-appointed guardians of a Christmas-specific holiday marketplace.
Author Archives: Cathy Lynn Grossman
About Cathy Lynn Grossman
Award-winning journalist Cathy Lynn Grossman is a senior national correspondent for RNS, where she specializes in stories drawn from research and statistics on religion, spirituality, and social and biomedical ethics. She joined RNS in 2013 after 23 years with USA TODAY, where she created the religion and ethics beat for the national newspaper. Grossman also blogs for RNS at Faith & Reason.
(RNS) The film may draw more viewers eager to see Mark Ruffalo and Michael Keaton than folks outraged by a 2002 newspaper expose showing the Boston’s Catholic Church leaders covered up for predatory priests.
(RNS) Anxiety looms on all fronts and Americans are split — 49 percent to 49 percent — on whether “America’s best days are ahead of us or behind us.”
(RNS) A dance critic finds the animating spirit of grace in athletes, entertainers, rock show roadies and politicians.
(RNS) The official debate topic is economic issues, but it might be hard to quell mention of Donald Trump’s religious dig at Ben Carson.
She was an abused and terrified child who grew up to challenge her church, a new biography reveals. Yet this maverick sister and writer is a traditionalist — in her own way.
(RNS) Most say there’s a clash of worldviews “in general” but only 30 percent say so when asked if their own beliefs conflict with science.
(RNS) Religion may pop up at Tuesday’s first Democratic presidential debate. Be prepared with our backgrounders.