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SNAP CRASHES; LEADERS QUIT IN DISGRACE

By | 2017-03-22T17:26:58+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Catalyst, Front Page|Tags: |

The two top leaders of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests  (SNAP), David Clohessy and Barbara Blaine, quit over the winter, exiting in disgrace. The Catholic League pursued them for decades, offering proof of what a bigoted, lying, scheming fraud they are. The final nail in the coffin was supplied by a former employee, [...]

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THREE HEROES PASS AWAY

By | 2017-03-22T17:26:59+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Catalyst, Front Page|Tags: |

We lost three good men in January: Father Michael Scanlon and Nat Hentoff died on January 7, and Steven McDonald passed away three days later. Bill Donohue knew them all and offers the following remarks. "Father Scanlon will be remembered for saving the College of Steubenville, turning it into the Franciscan University of Steubenville, a citadel [...]

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CHRISTMAS FOES ON THE RUN; PUSHBACK IS EVIDENT

By | 2017-03-20T17:45:42+00:00 January 25th, 2017|Categories: Catalyst, Front Page|Tags: |

There was a time when the Christmas haters were on the offensive, but now the pushback is in full gear. Our side is showing increasing resolve, and becoming more creative, even when we lose a legal battle. The Catholic League threw down the gauntlet when Oregon's Hillsboro School District censored Santa—not just Jesus—from any public display. [...]

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BBC CREDITS PIUS XII

By | 2017-03-20T17:45:42+00:00 January 25th, 2017|Categories: Catalyst, Front Page|Tags: |

The BBC has admitted that it was wrong to accuse Pope Pius XII of remaining "silent" during the Holocaust. The British media giant pivoted as a result of an internal probe of the pope's role. The revised position came in response to strong criticism of a BBC report last July that accused the pope of doing [...]

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FBI PROBE UPENDS HILLARY; DONOHUE’S ROLE IS KEY

By | 2017-03-20T17:45:44+00:00 December 29th, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Front Page|Tags: |

When Bill Donohue filed a complaint with the authorities against Anthony Weiner over the summer, he had no idea it would prove to be so historic. Following the election, Hillary Clinton blamed this FBI probe for her loss to Donald Trump. On August 31, Donohue asked for an investigation of Weiner on suspicion of sexually abusing [...]

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WALT KNYSZ NEW CHAIRMAN

By | 2017-03-20T17:45:45+00:00 December 29th, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Front Page|Tags: |

At the last meeting of the board of directors, Dr. Walter Knysz was chosen to succeed Fr. Philip Eichner as the new chairman of the board. Walt holds a Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the Univer-sity of Detroit. What makes him unique is his entrepreneurial background: he has founded several dental business companies. One of his [...]

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CLINTON IMPLICATED; ANTI-CATHOLICISM SURFACES

By | 2016-11-21T20:18:53+00:00 November 21st, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Front Page|Tags: |

In October, a batch of emails released by Wikileaks implicated Hillary Clinton in a serious anti-Catholic campaign conducted by her top aides. Bill Donohue seized on this issue, taking advantage of many national media opportunities. Two related stories surfaced: the one from 2011 involves Jennifer Palmieri, Clinton's communications director; the one from 2012 involves her campaign [...]

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FR. EICHNER RESIGNS

By | 2016-11-21T20:18:53+00:00 November 21st, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Front Page|Tags: |

Father Philip Eichner has resigned as chairman of the board of the Catholic League. A new chairman will be chosen shortly. Fr. Eichner held this position since 1992 and was largely responsible for hiring Bill Donohue the next year as president and CEO. Donohue worked closely with him, and offered the following statement regarding his resignation. [...]

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BIGOTRY MARS H.S. GAME; SCOTTSDALE PROBE LAUNCHED

By | 2017-03-20T17:46:12+00:00 October 20th, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Front Page|Tags: |

Two related anti-Catholic incidents took place over Labor Day weekend involving a high school football game in Scottsdale, Arizona. After parents complained, and the Catholic League contacted school officials, an investigation was launched. We were pleased with the response. Our cause for concern was twofold: prior to a football game between Notre Dame Prep and Desert [...]

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BIAS INFECTS YAHOO

By | 2016-10-20T17:47:49+00:00 October 20th, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Front Page|Tags: |

Bill Donohue was checking out Internet stories on a Saturday morning when he noticed a prominently posted news story found on Yahoo on August 27: He found a news story on the homepage of Yahoo that was puzzling. Titled, "Trump Goes to War with the Pope," it featured a picture of Donald Trump at a podium. [...]

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