Catalyst Online

CAMPAIGN TO CRUSH “O’NEALS”; SPONSORS CONTACTED

Catalyst May Issue 2016, Front Page

In April, we launched a new campaign against the ABC show, “The Real O’Neals.” Our goal is to kill the show. Thus far, we have (a) published a New York Times op-ed page ad against the show (b) implored our members to email Disney-ABC executive Ben Sherwood (c) issued news releases on each episode, and (d) granted several interviews.... [Read more...]

MOTHER ANGELICA R.I.P.

Catalyst May Issue 2016, Front Page

Mother Angelica died on Easter Sunday at the age of 92. She was, without a doubt, the most influential Catholic television personality of our time. While Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen was the first clergyman to put his imprint on television, Mother Angelica succeeded in a way no one else did: She created the first Catholic media empire, the Eternal Word... [Read more...]

JUSTIFYING ANTI-CATHOLICISM

Catalyst May Issue 2016, From The President's Desk

William A. Donohue Anti-Zionists often say they are not opposed to Jews, just the Israeli state. Some are telling the truth, but others are lying. Similarly, hyper-critics of Catholicism often say they are anti-clerical, but not anti-Catholic. Yes, that is true for some, but not universally so. In both cases, even among those who are not lying, it is... [Read more...]

BIAS AND BIGOTRY AT THE BBC – PART I

Catalyst May Issue 2016, Essay

Bill Donohue This is Part I of a two part series; the June Catalyst will feature Part II. These articles represent an abbreviated version of Donohue’s monograph, “BBC Reports on Sexual Abuse: From Jimmy Savile to the Catholic Church.” It was sent to the bishops, and to select media outlets in the U.S. and the U.K. The original is available... [Read more...]

LEFT-WING WAR ON RELIGIOUS LIBERTY

Catalyst May Issue 2016

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights is waging war on religious liberty. Recently, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case that pits the Obama administration against non-profit groups, mostly Catholic, which object to the Health and Human Services mandate. This provision would force religious non-profits to be complicit... [Read more...]

GEORGIA GOV. BOWS TO ELITES

Catalyst May Issue 2016

Recently, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal decided to veto a religious liberty bill. Soon after, Bill Donohue wrote a Newsmax article on how the left-wing establishment, led by the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, and the corporate establishment, led by Georgia Prospers, were independently working to crush the Georgia equivalent of the federal... [Read more...]

ACLU LAWSUIT TOSSED

Catalyst May Issue 2016

The American Civil Liberties Union has been on a tear against the religious liberty of Catholic health care facilities. In a well-greased, coordinated campaign, the ACLU has made it a top priority to force Catholic hospitals to provide “services,” like abortion and sterilization, that violate Catholic moral teaching. But their efforts keep... [Read more...]

ESTABLISHMENT VS. RELIGIOUS RIGHTS

Catalyst May Issue 2016

The following article written by Bill Donohue was published by Newsmax on March 24. The two Democrats running for president are rarely asked to address religious liberty issues, and that is because everyone knows that neither Hillary Clinton nor Sen. Bernie Sanders places much of a premium on such matters. The three Republican candidates are more likely... [Read more...]

BIGOTRY AND BOMBS MARK EASTER

Catalyst May Issue 2016

On Holy Thursday, an episode of “Rachel Dratch’s Late Night Snack” on TruTV featured an exchange between two girls about sex. “What does that mean? Do you mean the first time I had vaginal intercourse?” To which it was said, “Yeah. Okay. That’s such a Catholic girl question. Yeah. It’s a vagina.”... [Read more...]

ST. PATRICK’S CATHEDRAL INVADED

Catalyst May Issue 2016

Six young people invaded the noon Mass on Easter Sunday. With a bullhorn in hand, a 23-year-old North Carolina teacher screamed, “Only the devil” could create “animals capable of love and joy just so humans can make them suffer and die.” Many in the congregation thought that the camera that was strapped to his chest was a bomb. Others... [Read more...]

Next Page »