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Michelle Boorstein
I cover religion (and other words for meaning-making) for The Washington Post. I like to share stuff on religion and journalism
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Michelle Boorstein 8h
Of course. However what’s your evidence that the many, many opinion pieces across our site don’t include lots of different ideologies? We run plenty of perspectives on the religion vertical.
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Michelle Boorstein 12h
This is harsh, but I agree
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Michelle Boorstein 15h
It’s the predictable byproduct of a deliberate campaign for the last decade or two to discredit journalists, who are needed truthtellers. It’s a sickness.
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Josh Good 21h
Congrats ! Well-earned. Good luck on the panel.
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Michelle Boorstein 18h
Catholic media sadly feeling they need to justify journalism
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Michelle Boorstein 18h
Replying to @GibsonWrites
McKnight’s point is no one has flat-out apologized. Not half-sorry, “sorry if you felt what I did was wrong,” but flat-out. Is that inaccurate?
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Michelle Boorstein 18h
Replying to @GibsonWrites
Fr. Ramsey mentioned at least one other US Bishop. Vigano’s letter alleges a variety of cardinals knew. This story raises questions about Wuerl
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Michelle Boorstein 23h
Replying to @GibsonWrites
Reporting privately and then doing nothing more as he stayed in place for years doesn’t seem the same as apologizing and taking ownership of your actions, no?
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Am Acad of Religion Nov 16
The three winners of the AAR Journalism Awards for Best In-Depth Newswriting About Religion will be appearing at a panel tomorrow. Congratulations again to , , and !
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The Associated Press Nov 16
BREAKING: Official says US intelligence has concluded Saudi crown prince ordered killing of writer Jamal Khashoggi.
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Michelle Boorstein Nov 16
This may have gotten lost in a busy news week -- two groups of abuse victims sued the US Conference of Catholic Bishops this week, including a class-action suit that names the Vatican as defendant
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Michelle Boorstein Nov 16
Candy corn are triangular, little tri-colored gifts whose yumminess God reveals only to her most special followers
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Michelle Boorstein Nov 16
Replying to @AshleyMcKinless
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Michelle Boorstein Nov 16
"The laity are the only ones who can keep the hierarchy accountable and get us out of the mess we bishops got ourselves into," the Jefferson City bishop wrote to his diocese, saying his "singular focus" is more public involvement of laypeople "at all levels of the Church"
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Michelle Boorstein Nov 16
Not one bishop or cardinal in the US or Rome has come forward on their own to "repent publicly" for their sins in the McCarrick coverup, says new bishop Shawn McKnight, calling for lay involvement in a probe
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Michelle Boorstein Nov 16
Bishops should be grateful for Trump, one said, because otherwise “we would have a lot more bad press.” -- wraps up the "paralysis and anguish" of the Catholic bishops' conference
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Michelle Boorstein Nov 16
Still a thing here at my office. Haters back off
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Lin-Manuel Miranda Nov 16
Don’t give up. Give yourself a pep talk if you need to.
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Michelle Boorstein Nov 16
Replying to @eliseitaliano
I have NO idea. The number of metrics of time are constantly expanding, like "when was Batkid?" Now that he's healthy, hopefully he can stay out of the news for any teen escapades
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Michelle Boorstein Nov 16
Replying to @jdflynn
This is a fact that has to be re-accepted daily
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