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May 1st, 2008 • Quill Archives
Keeping The Faith

When Los Angeles Times reporter William Lobdell was given the religion beat, he believed God had, literally, answered his prayers. But, as Lobdell confessed last summer in a first-person, front-page Times story, eight years of religion reporting that included the worst of the priest sex abuse scandals took a personal, painful toll.