Pat Murphy

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2014

    Down and Out With Deportees in Tijuana

    Armando is my third interviewee of the night, the one I want to write about. Unlike some of the other deportees, he doesn't seem beaten down by his fate. He smiles a lot and exudes confidence. His black hair is pulled into a tight ponytail. He brings a lightness to our conversations that the others ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2011

    Catholic League Bashes Gustavo for Pedo-Priest Articles; Gustavo Responds!

    Donohue: Lace-curtain Irish​The Catholic League always struck me as one of those antiquated organizations--like the Iowa clubs of Southern California that held those cool picnics in Long Beach decades ago, or the Grand Army of the Republic--that might've had a place and cause at some point in o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2009

    The Devolution of a Mater Dei Apologist

    Until we upgrade our blog, many of ustedes might not know about the many fights raging on blog posts of the past--the old posts that seem to get the most attention include those on local Armenian genocide denier Ergun Kirlikovali, Laotian Secret Army general Vang Pao, and my review of Lola Gaspar. B ... More >>

  • Features

    July 10, 2008
  • News

    January 25, 2007

    McKnight Fall

    Gary McKnight built an athletic empire at Mater Dei. Will his role in a pedophiles return to campus destroy it?

  • News

    April 27, 2006

    Hardwood Babylon

    A decade later, Mater Dei High Schools still protecting a coach accused of sleeping with students