Hypocrisy is as essential a part of the human condition as shit and TV reruns. Our capacity for saying one thing and doing another is stupendous: Find a full, unredacted record, and we bet you'd find examples of self-contradiction even in the otherwise pristinely principled life of Ghandi. Even Moth ... More >>
As a generalization, pop stars write generic songs about love, make absurd amounts of money, and then throw a miniscule portion of that money at issues they care about. (Or, possibly, that their PR handlers deem appropriate to care about.) For example, back in 2010, Lady Gaga partnered with Virgin M ... More >>
Last month, SF Weekly published a cover story revealing that two candidates for Catholic sainthood -- including Mother Teresa, founder of the Missionaries of Charity order and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize -- had taken steps to protect convicted pedophile priest Donald McGuire after molestation al ... More >>
Photo courtesy Tyrone CefaluMother Teresa, pictured with Donald McGuireWe've been getting quite a range of reaction to yesterday's cover story on Mother Teresa's links to convicted pedophile priest Donald McGuire. Documents obtained by SF Weekly indicate that the "Saint of Calcutta" might have ur ... More >>
Patron saint of predators?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 to overlo ... More >>
Like a good Boss Hogg scheme or the possibility of an attic bedroom, SF Weekly turned TV siblings against each other last night.
Over on NBC's Parenthood, which is set in the East Bay and is more about parenting than the 'hood, entrepreneurial brothers Adam and Crosby found all their old-time jeal ... More >>
Donald McGuire, pictured with an alleged victim and Mother Teresa in 1991An Illinois judge sharply criticized the Jesuit order in a ruling issued yesterday for not taking adequate steps to rein in defrocked priest and twice-convicted child molester Donald McGuire, asserting that McGuire was preyi ... More >>
This morning at St. Mary's Cathedral, thousands of people gathered for the funeral of San Francisco firefighters Vincent Perez and Anthony Valerio -- marking the fourth time in the past 20 years that the life of a San Francisco firefighter was honored at that location.
Democratic leader Nancy Pelos ... More >>
Donald McGuire, pictured with an alleged victim and Mother Teresa in 1991Last week, SF Weekly published a cover story showing that multiple high-ranking Jesuit priests were aware for years that a prominent member of their order, Donald McGuire, was molesting teenage boys in the Bay Area and elsew ... More >>
I bet Mother Teresa ate unprocessed foods.Our favorite morsel from the blogs.On New York Times' food blog Friday, Pete Wells wrote about a blogger named Andrew Wilder who has launched a monthlong food challenge called "October: Unprocessed." This one asks participants to commit to eating unproces ... More >>