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Reporter's Religion Beat Leads to Faith Crisis

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Reporter's Religion Beat Leads to Faith Crisis

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Reporter's Religion Beat Leads to Faith Crisis

Reporter's Religion Beat Leads to Faith Crisis

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Los Angeles Times religion reporter William Lobdell was an evangelical Christian when he took the job, and during his time on the beat he almost converted to Catholicism.

But he says after covering religion for eight years, he has lost faith in Christianity and left the religion beat. Lobdell talks with Alex Cohen.