Francis of Assisi

  • News

    March 21, 2013

    Pope Francis Who?

    Five who might have inspired the name.

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2013

    Pope Francis I: Who Could The Name Really Be Honoring? Five Possibilities

    Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio surprised a lot of people yesterday when he chose the name he'd be using as leader of the Catholic Church: Pope Francis I. As the "I" indicates, he's the first to ever use Francis, and there have been a hell of a lot of popes before him who could have done so. About ( ... More >>

  • News

    May 12, 2011

    Pet Sounds

    Animal psychic Sonya Fitzpatrick hears voices - the dog and cat kind.

  • Music

    April 10, 2008


    Allons danser at Jax Grill's Zydeco Night

  • Film

    March 31, 2005

    Finder's Fee

    In Millions, a little boy finds cash, and faith, in a duffel bag

  • Dining

    November 22, 2001

    Pig in the City

    A foodie saint is tainted by fast food's evil empire

  • Calendar

    October 11, 2001

    All Dogs Go to Heaven

    All creatures great and small can receive the blessings of the church

  • Music

    May 31, 2001

    Old-School Rules

    Wilfred Chevis provides the link between Clifton Chenier and the Zydeco Dots

  • Dining

    March 11, 1999

    Return of the Hunchback

    The decor's still Gothic. Butnow the chef's Peruvian, and the food's Italian.

  • News

    December 17, 1998

    All Good Dogs Go to Heaven

    The connection between pets and their owners doesn't necessarily end with death

  • Music

    September 26, 1996
  • Film

    August 22, 1996

    Field of Nightmares

    In The Fan, Robert De Niro would kill for the Giants -- literally

  • News

    December 9, 1993

    Arming Peggy MacGregor

    Why is this winsome public sculpture, created by Mount Rushmore's sculptor, languishing in disrepair? And where is her arm?