The Cinema of Adoption

 To go along with National Adoption Month in the US, here is a link to my column On Faith and Media in St. Anthony Messenger magazine.Some of the movies I talk about are Secrets and Lies, Juno, Heaven on Earth, Daughter of Danang, Superman, etc.    … [Read more...]

Waiting for Superman

The Los Angeles Times' observant and opinionated journalist Steve Lopez is often irritating but always honest about life in the city of angels. In Sunday's paper Lopez recounts his visit last Friday to A.J. Duffy, president of United Teachers Los Angeles. Duffy reacted negatively, as would be expected, to the L.A. Timesrecent investigation and values-added formula analysis of teachers. Los Angeles Times published on its website a database of names and grades of teachers in the L.A. Unified Sch … [Read more...]


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