With Veterinary Technician Jude's help, Sister Toni Temporiti, C.P.P.S., hands over a pregnant cow to Guadencia, a farmer in Masaka, Uganda, marking the beginning of her "living loan" in 2012. (Photo by Heather Cammarata)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Michael V. TuethOctober 26, 2017
The price of that hamburger could help an African family start a business. And the money to do this could be given to them as a loan, not as a charitable gift.
Arts & Culture Books
Michael V. TuethOctober 13, 2016
Viertel tells many backstage stories about how the directors and composers managed to avoid a disaster, sometimes only a few hours ahead of opening night.
AN IRISH CATHOLIC THANKSGIVING. Sarah Steele, Arian Moayed and Jayne Houdyshell in "The Humans" (Photo: Joan Marcus).
Arts & Culture Theater
Michael V. TuethSeptember 26, 2016
Ms. Houdyshell presents women as complex persons with a charm that gets everyone’s attention.
A STAR IS REBORN. Brandon Victor Dixon and Audra McDonald in “Shuffle Along, or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed” (photo: Julieta Cervantes).
Theater
Michael V. TuethJuly 11, 2016
'Shuffle Along' was the first musical to feature an all-black cast.
BOUND FOR ROME? Tennessee Williams, walking to a service for Dylan Thomas, 1953
Ideas
Michael V. TuethMarch 16, 2016
The Catholic connections of Tennessee Williams
SEASICK. Emory Cohen and Saoirse Ronan in "Brooklyn" (CNS photo/Twentieth Century Fox).
Film
Michael V. TuethFebruary 11, 2016
“Brooklyn” vividly portrays the extreme homesickness of a young woman in a strange land.
Books
Michael V. TuethNovember 24, 2015
'Joy Ride,' by John Lahr
ALONE TOGETHER. Jacob Tremblay and Brie Larson in 'Room.'
Arts & Culture Film
Michael V. TuethNovember 23, 2015
What gives “Room” its originality and power is its vision of a mother and a child literally clinging together to each in a situation beyond our imagining.
In All Things
Michael V. TuethNovember 20, 2015
With so many contenders, which movies will enter the canon of holiday gems?
Robert Sella, Annaleigh Ashford and Matthew Broderick in 'Sylvia'
Theater
Michael V. TuethNovember 19, 2015
A beloved pet comes between man and wife in the show's Broadway revival