Much like this week’s splashy action picture Source Code, Trust features a story line about people at the mercy of technology. But there’s no science-fiction component to director David Schwimmer’s grim story of Internet-based pedophilia, and there’s no aspect of it that doesn’t feel painfully plausible.
French Culture Minister Frederic Mitterrand said Thursday he will not resign over his admission in a book that he paid to have sex with “boys” in Thailand.
Pope Benedict XVI’s trip this week to the United States will include high-profile visits to the White House, United Nations and Ground Zero. But no matter what political issues or media angles may be buzzing before take-off, the Vatican tends to stress the pastoral aspect of any papal journey. The six-day itinerary is above all stacked with church services, baseball stadium masses and Catholic institutional encounters to allow the pontiff to tend to his flock, and to the priests and bishops who do the ministering when he’s back in Rome