Politics & Society DispatchesJim McDermottJuly 26, 2019
Across the nation, bishops and other church leaders have spoken out against Trump administration asylum, detention and immigration policies. Many dioceses have mobilized to provide services for those under threat. But some Catholics worry the overall church response has been too muted, given the
Arts & Culture TelevisionJim McDermottJuly 12, 2019
The Amazon series is based on the much-beloved fantasy novel by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett.
Faith DispatchesJim McDermottJune 18, 2019
In the four years since Pope Francis released his encyclical “On Care of Our Common Home,” both global and local reporting on the effects of climate change has only gotten more dire.
Politics & Society DispatchesJim McDermottMay 28, 2019
Jesuits West province requested that GEO, which runs 134 facilities around the world—including 69 detention centers in the United States—“report annually…on how it implements” its human rights policy.
Arts & Culture TelevisionJim McDermottMay 21, 2019
If almost a decade of watching “Game of Thrones” has taught me anything, it’s that fairy tale endings are for children.
Faith FeaturesJim McDermottMay 08, 2019
The last year has witnessed the rise of an extraordinary international conversation around gender and power. In this watershed moment, where is the church? And how can it help?
Politics & Society DispatchesJim McDermottMay 06, 2019
The Jesuit university has achieved carbon neutrality through energy efficiency and also through the financial support of reforestation projects and other green initiatives around the world.
Arts & Culture TelevisionJim McDermottApril 12, 2019
Daenerys Targaryen embodies the element that makes the show so deeply compelling, namely, the quest to throw off the debilitating chains of social convention.
Politics & Society DispatchesJim McDermottApril 08, 2019
County supervisors approved $2.2 billion in June 2018 to build a replacement with the notable amendment that the new facility would be designed with a focus on mental health and rehabilitation.
Arts & Culture TelevisionJim McDermottMarch 22, 2019
The hit Amazon show asks: Can we really just be unapologetically ourselves?