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News, The Snitch Did Mother Teresa Protect a Pedophile Priest?

Did Mother Teresa Protect a Pedophile Priest?

That's the subject of the latest SF Weekly cover story, which examines Jesuit records suggesting that Mother Teresa of Calcutta, founder of the international Missionaries of Charity order and winner of the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize, asked Catholic Church officials…
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News, The Snitch Sex Abuse Victims Seek International Criminal Court Charges Against Former SF Archbishop

Sex Abuse Victims Seek International Criminal Court Charges Against Former SF Archbishop

Victims of clergy sex abuse have named a top Vatican official with roots in San Francisco as part of a small group of Catholic Church officials who should be investigated for crimes against humanity in a formal complaint lodged this…
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Film, <i>Angels & Demons</i> has a need for speed

Angels & Demons has a need for speed

At the tail end of The Da Vinci Code, having traipsed around scenic Paris and London for more than two hours to find out whether the Holy Grail was just an old cup or the womanly seed of Jesus and…
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News, Matt Smith

Pollution Absolution

Leave it to the Vatican to place itself on the wrong side of yet another great moral divide. In 1517 Pope Leo X offered indulgences in exchange for donations to rebuild St. Peter's Basilica. This July, the Holy See announced…
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News, Feature The Reformation of Matthew Fox

The Reformation of Matthew Fox

Matthew Fox sat silently, meditating, centering himself in the near-darkness of the Castle Church. Throngs of tourists surrounded him. They'd come to see the site where, half a millennium ago, Martin Luther nailed 95 theses to a door, launching the…
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Culture, Stage The Crucifixion of Galilei

The Crucifixion of Galilei

A version of The Life of Galileo nine years ago, by the Berliner Ensemble in Germany, may stand as the best play I've ever seen. The Wall had fallen eight months before, and without any special help from the costume…
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