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ANOTHER COVER-UP OF GAY ABUSERS

Catalyst July/August Issue 2015

Recently St. Paul and Minneapolis Archbishop John Nienstedt announced that he was resigning from his position. Both the New York Times and AP reported that Archbishop Nienstedt protected a pedophile priest, Curtis Wehmeyer. But Wehmeyer is not a pedophile: as with almost all molesting priests—more than 80 percent of them—he is a homosexual. In 2010,... [Read more...]

MEDIA DISTORT POPE’S WORDS

Catalyst July/August Issue 2015

A few weeks ago, reports were flying around the Internet that Pope Francis is now promoting divorce as “morally necessary.” The pope recently said at the weekly General Audience that “there are cases in which separation is inevitable. Sometimes it can become even morally necessary, precisely when it comes to subtracting the weaker... [Read more...]

NIGHTTIME SHOWS LOVE CATHOLIC BASHING

Catalyst July/August Issue 2015

A couple of weeks ago, several Catholic bashing remarks were made on nighttime TV. On June 6, Showtime ran a rerun of an earlier “HAPPYish” show that featured Ellen Barkin saying that Jesus and Lazarus were lovers. To which Bradley Whitford replied, “I thought it was Judas who f***ed Jesus.” On June 7, John Oliver spoke about... [Read more...]

CELEBS ARE OBLIGED TO BE BIGOTED

Catalyst July/August Issue 2015

Many celebrities will do anything to show how utterly welcoming they are of men and women who are in rebellion against their own nature—they applaud every time someone gets Jennerized. But when it comes to Catholics, that’s a different story. Indeed, they are obliged to be bigoted. During the Critics’ Choice Television Awards on A&E... [Read more...]

MAHER TELLS CHRISTIANS TO CHILL OUT

Catalyst July/August Issue 2015

During a recent episode of “Real Time with Bill Maher” on HBO, host Bill Maher said Christians have no basis to complain about being defamed or discriminated against because they constitute a majority of the nation. “Seventy percent of the country is Christian, not to mention every president we’ve ever had,” he said. He... [Read more...]

CHIMPS HAVE A RIGHT TO “BODILY LIBERTY”

Catalyst July/August Issue 2015

Recently, a court hearing was heard before a New York State judge that considered the rights of chimpanzees. Steven M. Wise is the president of the Nonhuman Rights Project and he believes that apes should be granted identical rights to most humans. Bill Donohue said most humans because his expansive idea of rights does not extend to unborn children.... [Read more...]

“AN ACT OF GOD” CHARMS THE AUDIENCE

Catalyst July/August Issue 2015

A couple of weeks ago, a play known as “An Act of God” opened on Broadway. What’s not to like about another religion-bashing Broadway play? Studio 54, home of drug addicts, tramps, and celebrities in the 1970s, is the perfect venue for this gay-happy play starring Jim Parsons. Dressed in a white robe and red sneakers, he played God.... [Read more...]

TMZ RIPS BRISTOL PALIN

Catalyst July/August Issue 2015

During a recent episode of “TMZ,” which airs on the Fox Broadcasting Channel, a female commentator and a male announcer took after Bristol Palin, zeroing in on her recently announced pregnancy. Commentator: “So weird she doesn’t believe in abortion, but she believes in just like raw dogging it all over.” Announcer: “So,... [Read more...]

EXCHANGE ON MARRIAGE WAS TROUBLING

Catalyst June Issue 2015

The oral arguments that were recently heard by the U.S. Supreme Court proved why the gay marriage issue is before the highest court in the nation: radical individualism and radical egalitarianism are the driving ideologies. In the second set of oral arguments, the word “dad” was never mentioned, and the word “father” was cited... [Read more...]

LOVE IS NOT ALL YOU NEED

Catalyst June Issue 2015

In the run-up to the U.S. Supreme Court’s oral arguments on same-sex marriage, a popular refrain voiced by its proponents sounded very much like the Beatles song, “Love Is All You Need.” But in real life, there is a whole lot more to marriage than love. Not only is love as a basis for marriage a relatively recent phenomenon—most... [Read more...]

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