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MACY’S FIRES CATHOLIC; TERMINATED FOR HIS BELIEFS

By | September 20th, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Front Page|Tags: |

Macy's has fired an employee because he is a practicing Catholic. The case is now before the New York State Division of Human Rights. We jumped on this issue immediately, thanks to a tip by the attorney who is handling this case, Raymond Nardo. In May, Javier Chavez, Senior Store Detective at the Macy's store in [...]

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MSGR. LYNN RELEASED

By | September 20th, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Front Page|Tags: |

Last month, the Pennsylvania court system tossed out the unjust conviction of Msgr. William Lynn over his handling of sexual abuse allegations against other priests. It was the third time it had done so. Yet the Philadelphia District Attorney vowed—for the third time—to pursue the discredited case. The judge set a date, May 1, 2017, for [...]

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POLITICALLY HOMELESS CATHOLICS

By | September 20th, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, From The President's Desk|Tags: |

William A. Donohue Historically, the Republican Party has been associated with Protestants, and the Democrats have been the choice of Catholics. "From the 1840s, when Democratic ward-heelers greeted the first great waves of Catholic immigrants on the wharves of New York City, Boston, Philadelphia and other East Coast cities," writes political scientist George McKenna, "Catholics found [...]

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MOTHER TERESA’S CRITICS UNDONE

By | September 20th, 2016|Categories: Book Review, Catalyst|Tags: |

Thomas C. Reeves In 2003, Pope John Paul II beatified world-famous Mother Teresa. On September 4, she will be canonized. Bill Donohue, long-time president of the Catholic League, examined the extensive literature on the topic and discovered nothing that directly supported Mother Teresa's critics. Donohue, as always, is careful with his research (the footnoting is extensive), [...]

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DEMOCRATS BRAG ABOUT ABORTION

By | September 20th, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Over the past decade, there has been a raging argument in pro-abortion circles over messaging: Should they be discreet talking about abortion, or should they wear their pride on their sleeves? Recently, the latter path was on display at the Democratic National Convention. Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards was the first speaker at this event to [...]

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DNC INVITES LENA DUNHAM TO SPEAK

By | September 20th, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

The Democratic Party Platform had some strongly worded statements underscoring the need to protect women's rights. Yet one of the speakers at the recent Democratic National Convention was actress Lena Dunham. In 2014, Dunham wrote a book, Not That Kind of Girl, about growing up on Long Island. She explained how she fondled her one-year-old sister: [...]

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KAINE WANTS TO SAVE THE LOBO

By | September 20th, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Tim Kaine wants to save the lobo, but not the kids. We confess we had no idea what a lobo was until we looked it up—it's a Mexican grey wolf. Tim says we are running out of them (he does not say whether we should build a wall to save them). How do we know? Because [...]

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PA ATTORNEY GENERAL STEPS DOWN

By | September 20th, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

The following article written by Bill Donohue was recently published on CNSNews.com. Finally, there is some justice in Pennsylvania. Its Attorney General Kathleen Kane has been found guilty on nine counts, including two felony perjury charges; she was also convicted of criminal conspiracy and obstruction of justice. The six men and six women on the jury [...]

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UNJUST CALIFORNIA BILL REVISED

By | September 20th, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

A California bill that would have essentially gutted the heart and soul of religious colleges and universities was revised by its sponsor, deleting its most controversial provisions, in the face of strong opposition from Catholic and other Christian leaders. We were happy to add our voice to this effort. As first introduced, SB 1146, sponsored by [...]

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EXPLOITING BERNIE’S JEWISH ROOTS

By | September 20th, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

In the latest email scandal to overtake the Clinton campaign, it has been learned that a top DNC official sought to exploit the Jewish roots of Sen. Bernie Sanders in an effort to help Hillary Clinton. "Does he believe in God?" wrote Brad Marshall, the DNC's chief financial officer. "He skated on saying he has a [...]

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