Why support Religion Newswriters?
Mother Teresa once joked that she preferred bathing lepers
to meeting with the press.
We understand. Religion is a complex topic that is at the core of much that happens in the world. But not all
journalists know enough about it to ask informed questions.
That’s why we are here. We have 60 years of experience studying the critical
issues that intersect religion. During the past 10 years alone, we have
developed $6 million worth of initiatives to help journalists do a better job.
But don't take our word for it. Read what the experts have to say:
“I don’t expect journalists who track the church to agree
with everything she teaches. But I do think reporters should have a working
knowledge of her traditions and teachings. Good reporting has social and moral
—The Most Rev. Charles J. Chaput, Archbishop of Denver
“Religion, more than many other beats, really requires beat
reporters to know complex history on many subjects and to understand the
nuances of spirituality and faith identity. We rely on RNA for help doing
—Michelle Boorstein, The Washington
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