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FOX’S “FAMILY GUY” GOES OVER THE LINE

By | January 25th, 2017|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

"Family Guy" is a typically juvenile prime time cartoon show that airs on Fox. Its Christmas episode that aired on December 11 was true to form, and most of its adolescent humor would not have drawn a response from us. But the show crossed the line with its mockery of the Eucharist. As the show's Griffin [...]

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ANOTHER ATTACK ON THE EUCHARIST

By | January 25th, 2017|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

On the same day that we took Fox's "Family Guy" to task for their episode ridiculing the Eucharist, we also called out Turner Broadcasting's TruTV for "Rachel Dratch's Late Night Snack." This television program also mocked this most sacred of Catholic sacraments. The offensive skit featured a pitch man's voice promoting "Cheez-Its Christ" as "the one, [...]

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THE POLITICS OF HATE CRIMES

By | January 25th, 2017|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

The following article written by Bill Donohue was recently featured on CNSNews.com. After Hillary Clinton lost the election, she, her staff, and her supporters were sent reeling. Many have yet to recuperate. In times past, such distraught persons would be attended to by priests, ministers, and rabbis, but today they have been replaced by grief counselors [...]

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CHRISTMAS MOVIES PAST AND PRESENT

By | December 29th, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

The following article written by Bill Donohue was recently published by CNSNews.com. The corruption of American culture is evident in many ways, but few markers are more telling than the way Hollywood entertains us at Christmastime. It was 70 years ago when "It's a Wonderful Life" was released. NBC describes it as "a holiday classic and [...]

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MORE WIKILEAKS EMAILS DAMAGE CATHOLIC LEFT

By | December 29th, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Previous Wikileaks emails show that John Podesta, Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman, created Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good as a Catholic front group to push for a "revolution" within the Catholic Church. A new batch of Wikileaks emails show how Podesta colluded with Catholics in Alliance in August 2015 to reach out to Catholics working [...]

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CONFESSIONAL VICTORY

By | December 29th, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

The question before the court was, "Can a priest be forced to divulge what he has learned in the confessional?" The Louisiana Supreme Court said, "No." This was a victory for religious liberty, Catholic civil rights, and the Catholic League—we filed an amicus brief in this historic case. The Catholic League's involvement began in 2014. We [...]

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“O’NEALS” IS CRASHING

By | December 29th, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

"The Real O'Neals" draws fewer viewers on Tuesday nights during prime time than any other show on ABC.  Each week, it loses close to a million viewers from the shows that precede it, only to see them return to ABC after the "O'Neals" goes off the air. It was recently reported that ABC has ordered only [...]

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COLUMBIA AND HARVARD DISCOVER CIVILITY

By | December 29th, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Columbia University's wrestling team has been accused of making offensive comments about blacks, women, and gays. Harvard's men's soccer team has been accused of making offensive comments about women. In response, both universities have cancelled the rest of the season. But why? Why were these schools upset with offensive remarks made by their male athletes? After [...]

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JACK CHICK’S DEATH AND LEGACY

By | December 29th, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Jack Chick, the anti-Catholic cartoonist and publisher, died on October 23 at the age of 92. Chick's goal was to convince Protestants that Roman Catholicism was a false religion. He published scores of books and magazines, and released many videos, but he was most famous for his small tracts and comic books. His 3x5 inch cartoon-like [...]

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FEDERAL JUDGE NOTES REFUGEE BIAS

By | December 29th, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Judge Daniel Manion of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently voiced concern over the almost complete lack of Christians among the more than 10,000 Syrian refugees admitted into the United States over the past year. Judge Manion, a Reagan appointee, noted that the administration had reached the "laudable goal" of resettling 10,000 [...]

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