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WALMART BOWS TO PRESSURE; ONLINE PROTEST SCORES

Catalyst December Issue 2014, Front Page

It only took a couple of days for Walmart to buckle. Under pressure by the Catholic League to pull three indefensible Catholic Halloween costumes, the megastore did just that. Had it not been for those who receive our email news releases, and who let Walmart know of their displeasure, there would have been no victory. A few days before Halloween, Walmart,... [Read more...]

SANITIZING SANTA

Catalyst December Issue 2014, Front Page

The politically correct police are always out in force during the Christmas season, and this year they made an early splash in Marshfield, Massachusetts and Montgomery County, Maryland. In Marshfield, the School Committee decided it would not listen to its constituency: it voted 3-2 against changing “Holiday Break” back to “Christmas... [Read more...]

SELECTIVE SENSIBILITIES

Catalyst December Issue 2014, From The President's Desk

William A. Donohue Almost 8 in 10 Americans are Christian and approximately 96 percent celebrate Christmas. That makes for few Scrooges, though one would never know it given the corrosive effect that militant atheist groups, and their multicultural allies in the public and private sectors, have had on our culture. There is something terribly wrong when... [Read more...]

JESUS VIOLATES MILITARY POLICY

Catalyst December Issue 2014

Below is Bill Donohue’s letter of November 4 to U.S. Air Force Commander Colonel Craig Baker of the 180th Fighter Wing in Swanton, OH; a copy was sent to the Air Force Chief of Chaplains. I am writing to you in my capacity as president and CEO of the nation’s largest Catholic civil rights organization, and as a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.... [Read more...]

NEW RELIGIOUS RIGHTS FOR AIRMEN

Catalyst December Issue 2014

On the opposite page [click here] is Bill Donohue’s letter to military leaders about the dismal state of religious rights for Air Force personnel. We are happy to report that just before we went to print, the objectionable rules were revised; they are a major improvement. The most invidious language of the old rules has been stricken, and a much... [Read more...]

U.S. MUST ACT AGAINST MUSLIM SAVAGERY

Catalyst December Issue 2014

Recently, an innocent Christian man, his wife, and their unborn child were tortured and burned alive in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. There has been no public response from the U.S. Below is an excerpt of Bill Donohue’s letter of November 11 to President Obama. One week ago today, an innocent Christian man, woman, and her unborn child were... [Read more...]

CHRISTIANS ATTACK CATHOLICS

Catalyst December Issue 2014

Over the past several weeks, a wave of crazed Protestant activists attacked Catholic churches in Washington and Maryland. They shouted anti-Catholic slogans with their bullhorns, passed out vile literature attacking the teachings of the Catholic Church, harassed parishioners going to Mass—they even stormed churches prior to the beginning of Mass. These... [Read more...]

FIRED FOR SAYING “GOD BLESS YOU”

Catalyst December Issue 2014

A New Hampshire Catholic woman was recently fired as a ballot clerk for saying “God bless you” as voters left the polls. Below is a copy of Bill Donohue’s letter sent to New Hampshire Secretary of State William Gardner. November 7, 2014 Mr. William M. Gardner Secretary of State State House, Room 204 107 North Main St. Concord, NH 03301 Dear... [Read more...]

CATHOLICS ABANDON DEMOCRATS

Catalyst December Issue 2014

Just two years ago, Catholics voted for President Barack Obama by a margin of 50 percent to 48 percent. On Election Day, they abandoned Obama’s party: 54 percent voted for Republican candidates and 45 percent went for the Democrats (60 percent of white Catholics chose GOP candidates). What is most startling about the Catholic vote is that it represents... [Read more...]

ANTI-CATHOLIC POLITICAL AD IN WASHINGTON ST.

Catalyst December Issue 2014

Shari Song, the Democratic candidate who ran for a state senate seat in the state of Washington, recently illustrated how she reacts to bigotry. Her tolerance for intolerance is stunning. The man she ran against, Mark Miloscia, was the victim of rank anti-Catholicism, and she  took it in stride. Mark Miloscia is a former Democratic state legislator... [Read more...]

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