Monthly Archives: January 2007

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Religious Profiling of Catholics

By | January 30th, 2007|Categories: Chatterbox...|

Hannity went to parochial school… Journalists who cover TV shows almost never bother to mention where the star of the show went to elementary school. An exception was made today by Alessandra Stanley in the New York Times. Writing about Sean Hannity’s new Sunday-night show on Fox News, and his interview with some of the gals [...]

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Teacher Protests Union Dues over Abortion Support

By | January 29th, 2007|Categories: Chatterbox...|

A Catholic teacher who wishes to divert her dues from the Ohio Education Association due to the union's support of abortion filed a federal complaint in U.S. District Court in Columbus after her request was denied. Under current Ohio law, only members of the Seventh-Day Adventists and the Mennonites may claim religious objection to paying union [...]

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Soviet Agents Smeared Pope Pius XII

By | January 26th, 2007|Categories: Chatterbox...|

Click here to read that National Review Online article "Moscow’s Assault on the Vatican" by Ion Mihai Pacepa. Pacepa, the highest-ranking intelligence officer ever to have defected from the former Soviet bloc, discusses how Soviet agents worked to discredit the Church by smearing Pope Pius XII as a Nazi sympathizer. Pacepa reports that the agents were even [...]

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CHRISTMAS WARS PERSIST; HIGH COURT MUST RULE

By | January 26th, 2007|Categories: Catalyst Online, Front Page|Tags: |

As this issue of Catalyst details, the annual Christmas war with secularists continued in 2006. The good news is that our side fought back with greater determination this past Christmas season than ever before. Our ad in the New York Times (see the November Catalyst), got us off to a quick start. The Christmas war impacts everyone. Battles were waged in [...]

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REWARDING BIGOTRY

By | January 26th, 2007|Categories: Catalyst Online, Front Page|Tags: |

The Thomas More Law Center, representing the Catholic League, is appealing a decision by a federal judge who declared that an anti-Catholic resolution passed last year by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors was constitutional. The resolution, which was adopted last March, was one of the most vitriolic condemnations of the Catholic Church ever made by [...]

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WE DON’T HAVE TO LIE

By | January 26th, 2007|Categories: Catalyst Online, From The President's Desk|Tags: |

William A. Donohue Those of us who are pro-life have two major advantages over our adversaries: a) the scientific evidence is on our side—life begins at conception, and b) we don't have to lie. It is this second advantage, the moral advantage, that is the subject of this article. The other side has a difficult time [...]

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THE SECULAR CRUSADE AGAINST RELIGION

By | January 26th, 2007|Categories: Catalyst Online, Essay|Tags: |

Dinesh D'Souza This article is adapted from Dinesh D'Souza's new book The Enemy at Home: The Cultural Left and Its Responsibility for 9/11, just published by Doubleday.  Is Osama Bin Laden right when he alleges that America is a pagan society, the "leading power of the unbelievers"? Bin Laden and the Islamic radicals point to America's policy [...]

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ANTI-CHRISTMAS FEVER ABOUNDS

By | January 26th, 2007|Categories: Catalyst Online, Features|Tags: |

Like most Jews, Olympic skater Sasha Cohen is not offended by Christmas carols. But that didn't stop a government employee from trying to protect her. While Cohen was skating at a rink in Riverside, California, a high school choir started singing "God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman," immediately sending Michelle Baldwin into orbit. She summoned a cop [...]

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SEATTLE AIRPORT CHRISTMAS DEBACLE

By | January 26th, 2007|Categories: Catalyst Online, Features|Tags: |

A rabbi from Seattle threatened to sue the Port of Seattle if an eight-foot menorah wasn't erected at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac) to "balance" Christmas trees there. Airport officials responded by removing the trees. Don Feder of Jews Against Anti-Christian Defamation and Bill Donohue issued a statement to the press. They said, "Courts have held the [...]

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HANDS OFF SANTA!

By | January 26th, 2007|Categories: Catalyst Online, Features|Tags: |

At Brandeis Elementary School in Louisville, Kentucky, a teacher asked her students to make a Christmas tree out of paper; it was put on her bulletin board. But when a Jewish teacher said she was offended, she complained to the principal, Shervita West-Jordan, and got her wish. According to a news report, "She, and the teacher [...]

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