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Tribute to Pope Pius XII

By | November 30th, 2008|Categories: Pope Pius XII and the Holocaust|

Books, Articles and Research Papers (Additional resources may be found here)   Sister Margherita Marchione (Catalyst, November 2008) The career of Eugenio Pacelli ended when people were awakened in Rome soon after dawn, Thursday the 9th of October 1958. Pius XII died at 3:51 a.m., in a plain white iron bed, overhung with a white canopy, in [...]

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OBAMA SELECTS MELODY BARNES: RED FLAG TO CATHOLICS

By | November 25th, 2008|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue registers his concerns over President-elect Barack Obama’s decision to select Melody Barnes as Director of Domestic Policy Council: “The left-wing Nation hails Barnes as a ‘dyed-in-the-wool progressive,’ and the even more radical Daily Kos calls her ‘an unabashed progressive.’ Barnes herself touts her role promoting a ‘common good’ approach to values issues, explaining that it [...]

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What the Catechism Really Says

By | November 24th, 2008|Categories: Chatterbox...|

Catholics for Choice is a pro-abortion group that has been twice condemned by the U.S. bishops for being a fraud.  They continue to mislead about the Church's teachings on abortion.  In a recent letter to the editor of the New York Times, president Jon O'Brien wrote: "Catholic tradition requires Catholics to follow their own well-formed consciences even [...]

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ELECTION WATCH

By | November 24th, 2008|Categories: Catalyst, Front Page|Tags: |

By the time you read this article, the election may have already been decided. Here is a quick look at the most important issues of critical importance to Catholics. Voters in Arizona, California, and Florida will decide whether to support the traditional idea of marriage as a union between a man and a woman. An enormous [...]

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EUCHARIST DEFILED ON VIDEOS; YouTube REACTS TO PROTEST

By | November 24th, 2008|Categories: Catalyst, Front Page|Tags: |

In what has become a disturbing pattern this year, over 40 videos depicting the desecration of the Eucharist were posted on the Internet site, YouTube. After a Catholic League protest, some restrictive measures were taken. Other steps are being weighed. A young man, Dominique (who goes by “fsmdude”), made the videos and posted them on YouTube. This is [...]

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KERRY KENNEDY CATHOLICS

By | November 24th, 2008|Categories: Catalyst, From The President's Desk|Tags: |

William A. Donohue A Pew survey recently revealed that no religion has lost more adherents, proportionately speaking, than Catholicism. That may be true, but it is also true that no other religion is beset with more ex-patriots who refuse to walk out the exit door. They prefer to hang out. Psychologically, that is. Kerry Kennedy, daughter [...]

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I’M CATHOLIC, STAUNCHLY ANTI-RACIST, AND SUPPORT DAVID DUKE

By | November 24th, 2008|Categories: Catalyst, Essay|Tags: |

The following is Bill Donohue’s tongue-in-cheek reply to Nick Cafardi’s serious article, “I’m Catholic, Staunchly Anti-Abortion, and Support Obama.” Donohue’s article first appeared on insidecatholic.com and is reprinted here with permission. We wanted to run Cafardi’s piece side-by-side but we were unable to do so, and that is because theNational Catholic Reporter (where Cafardi’s article was printed) [...]

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REMEMBERING A CATHOLIC HEROINE

By | November 24th, 2008|Categories: Catalyst, Essay|Tags: |

By: Dr. Richard C. Lukas Most people had never heard of the tiny, blue-eyed lady until she passed away at ninety-eight years of age in Warsaw on May 12, 2008. Those who were aware of her inspiring story knew that she was a moral giant. Irena Sendler had been raised a Roman Catholic by a father [...]

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TRIBUTE TO POPE PIUS XII

By | November 24th, 2008|Categories: Catalyst, Essay|Tags: |

By: Sister Margherita Marchione The career of Eugenio Pacelli ended when people were awakened in Rome soon after dawn, Thursday the 9th of October 1958. Pius XII died at 3:51 a.m., in a plain white iron bed, overhung with a white canopy, in his room on the second floor of the Papal villa in Castelgandolfo, his [...]

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RALLY AGAINST CHRISTIAN APPEASERS; AHMADINEJAD WELCOMED

By | November 24th, 2008|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

On September 25, there was a press conference and a rally outside the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City to protest the five Christian organizations that welcomed Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. The Catholic League took part in the rally and Bill Donohue spoke at the event. The organizations that hosted Ahmadinejad were the World Council [...]

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