Faith DispatchesJim McDermottAugust 07, 2018
“I get far more emails and phone calls about things like immigration, issues that are more politically controversial.”
Arts & Culture TelevisionJim McDermottAugust 02, 2018
Rather than provoking derision, these shows inspire a sense of empathy, a broadening of horizons.
Arts & Culture IdeasJim McDermottJuly 24, 2018
A good newsletter is like a message in a bottle, a voice that cuts through the noise.
Politics & Society Short TakeJim McDermottJuly 03, 2018
Do we see ourselves as having an obligation to our neighbor or not?
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.