Elizabeth Dias

The New York Times

Elizabeth Dias worked for Time her whole career, from intern to reporter to correspondent, before joining the New York Times as its faith and values correspondent in 2018. An Ohio native who grew up in Germany, Canada and Arizona, she has reported from 20 states as she’s explored where religion, culture and politics meet. Her cover stories have included a deep dive into Hispanic churches transforming religion in America, the Vatican’s secret diplomacy with Cuba and the 2013 Person of the Year feature on Pope Francis. She has an undergraduate degree in theology from Wheaton College and a Master’s in divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary, where her coursework included Global Preaching and African American Religious History.



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