Arts & Culture TelevisionJim McDermottSeptember 17, 2018
When “American Vandal” debuted on Netflix last year, it seemed to be positioning itself as the raucous send-up of the true crime genre. In Season Two, there is a much sharper edge to this new premise.
Faith DispatchesJim McDermottSeptember 17, 2018
Hans Zollner, S.J., a member on the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, shares his hopes for the church as a crisis that never ceases to shock and sorrow continues.
Faith Short TakeJim McDermottAugust 29, 2018
Francis made a leadership correction while in Argentina; he can still bring the church to a space of humility and wisdom in response to the sexual abuse crisis.
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.