Politics & Society DispatchesJim McDermottJune 19, 2018
“About 40 percent of the people who come here speak English better than Spanish,” Father Murphy says. “They’re all Mexicans, but they got deported after being in the states 30, 40 years. Sometimes they’ll come up and ask, ‘Do you speak English?’”
Faith DispatchesJim McDermottMay 24, 2018
Among both listeners and staff, one can find those who were born and raised in the United States or moved here at a young age and those who are new to the country; those who have papers and those who do not or whose parents do not.
Arts & Culture MusicJim McDermottMay 16, 2018
Gambino’s new video for ‘This is America’ is an experience of radical interruption, one that O’Connor would have appreciated.
Politics & Society DispatchesJim McDermottMay 02, 2018
“People who suffer from severe and persistent mental illnesses are among the most misunderstood, ignored and unjustly stigmatized members of our society,” the bishops write.
Politics & Society DispatchesJim McDermottApril 20, 2018
In California, Catholic opponents of the death penalty are trying to protect the largest population of inmates awaiting execution in the Western Hemisphere.
Politics & Society DispatchesJim McDermottApril 05, 2018
Now a cybersecurity consultant, Dr. Paul Twomey is alarmed by the disregard for ethics in Silicon Valley and calls for the church to advocate for core values.
Politics & Society DispatchesJim McDermottMarch 26, 2018
The only part of the Katy Perry and the nuns story that is accurate is that Sister Holzman tragically passed away in a Los Angeles courtroom.
Faith DispatchesJim McDermottMarch 16, 2018
Composer John Flaherty has been overseeing renewal and experimentation at the R.E.C.’s worship services for almost three decades.
Faith FeaturesJim McDermottMarch 09, 2018
The Easter lily has its own remarkable story of persistence.