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KENTUCKY PROTECTS RELIGION IN SCHOOL

By | 2017-04-12T20:23:21+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

In February, the Catholic League contacted every member of the Kentucky legislature in support of SB 17, a bill to ensure the religious rights of teachers and students. We are pleased to report that the bill, sponsored by Sen. Albert Robinson, passed the State Senate and House overwhelmingly, and has now been signed into law by [...]

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WHAT’S WRONG WITH SLAVERY AND RAPE?

By | 2017-04-12T20:23:21+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

The following article written by Bill Donohue was recently published by CNSNews.com. Recently, a professor from Georgetown University publicly rose to the defense of slavery and rape, and not a single major media outlet—with the exception of a blogger on the Washington Post website and a brief posting on foxnews.com—said a word about it. The absence [...]

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TRUMP GOES MUTE ON MORAL ISSUES

By | 2017-04-12T20:23:21+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

President Trump raised everyone's expectations by recently delivering a powerful speech to the Congress outlining his agenda for defense, jobs, infrastructure, healthcare, education, immigration, and other policy matters. But he said not a word about moral issues. The following words were never mentioned: abortion, assisted suicide, religion, religious liberty, and religious exemptions. The closest Trump came [...]

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TRUMP CHAMPIONS EDUCATIONAL EQUALITY

By | 2017-04-12T20:23:22+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Unlike President Obama, who opposed giving poor blacks the same right that he and Michelle exercised by enrolling their children in a private school, President Trump believes in educational equality. His trip to St. Andrew Catholic School in Pine Hills, Florida, was an important statement. Students from St. Andrew Catholic benefit from the Florida Tax Credit [...]

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ACLU’S WAR ON CATHOLIC HEALTH CARE CONTINUES

By | 2017-04-12T20:23:22+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

The ACLU continues its war on Catholic health care, this time in Peoria, Illinois. The ACLU objects to the fact that federally funded Heartland Health Services leases two of its four clinics from OSF Saint Francis Medical Center. The lease agreement requires staff at those two clinics to comply with the Ethical and Religious Directives for [...]

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HARVEY WEINSTEIN SEEKING A FIGHT?

By | 2017-04-12T20:23:22+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

There is no one in Hollywood who delights in offending Catholics more than Harvey Weinstein: he has made a long list of anti-Catholic films. Now he is at it again, putting the final touches on his latest contribution to Catholic-themed films, Mary Magdalene. No release date has been set. In December, the online edition of the [...]

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GAY ACTIVISTS EXPLOIT ASH WEDNESDAY

By | 2017-04-12T20:23:22+00:00 April 6th, 2017|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Gay activists can't even commemorate Ash Wednesday without drawing attention to themselves. That is why many accessed ashes mixed with purple glitter; approximately 150 participating clergy in several cities across the country took part in "Glitter+Ash Wednesday." A New York City homosexual outfit, Parity, promoted this stunt nationwide. Liz Edman, a lesbian Episcopalian priest in New [...]

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ABC’S “WHEN WE RISE” MOCKED CATHOLICS

By | 2017-04-12T20:23:22+00:00 April 6th, 2017|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Catholics in America make up about 25 percent of the population. Yet when it comes to negative stereotypes of religion, Hollywood targets us almost 100 percent of the time. Nowhere is this more true than with gay-themed entertainment. The hostility shown toward all things Catholic made us wary when we heard about ABC's February miniseries on [...]

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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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