The Vatican bank remains a mystery, defined by an astonishing lack of accountability—2.5 billion dollars were embezzled from parishes in the United States—and an ongoing pedophilia crisis. Domestically, a parish has closed on average once a week, in part due to shifting demographics, in part due to unprecedented Catholic downsizing. Jason Berry, the quintessential investigative author on the Church and a practicing Catholic, talks to On the Fly & Guernica about the Church’s state of extreme disarray.
On the Fly with Katherine Ellison The Pulitzer Prize–winning investigative reporter on receiving an ADHD diagnosis at the same time as her son, how writing her new memoir helped them deal with their mutual diagnosis, […]
On the Fly: Anna Deavere Smith Actress and playwright Anna Deavere Smith on “absorbing America,” “Nurse Jackie,” and her latest production, Let Me Down Easy.
On the Fly: Belva Davis Broadcast journalist Belva Davis on her family’s move from Louisiana to Oakland, California, her new memoir, and becoming the first female African American television reporter on the […]