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?
Arts & Culture TelevisionJim McDermottMarch 15, 2019
Anyone watching “Leaving Neverland” should come away with one fundamental question, and for Catholics, it is a familiar one: How did we not see this coming?
Faith DispatchesJim McDermottMarch 01, 2019
“We respect him and his office,” she told America. “But right now the issue of clergy sexual abuse is so much in the news, and the issue of covering up.” Cardinal Mahony, she said, is a “symbol of this.”
Faith ExplainerJim McDermottFebruary 28, 2019
There are elements in the trial of Cardinal Pell that do not easily translate to a U.S. context, including a media blackout and the cardinal’s long history with the issues of sexual abuse and cover-up.