Teflon Bishops

Amy Welborn reviews Phil Lawler’s book, The Faithful Departed, on the sexual abuse scandal in Boston. She also mentions a documentary, “The Sermons of Sister Jane,” about a nun’s efforts to bring to light sexual misconduct by Bishop Patrick Ziemann. A related story: John Allen looks at the question of why the Vatican is soft…

Brideshead Remade

Coming this summer: Brideshead Revisited. It doesn’t stand a chance of competing with the PBS miniseries, of course, but it will be interesting to see how much of the story they can capture in two and a half. Like that version, this, too, was filmed at Castle Howard in Yorkshire.