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DEBUNKING ANTI-CATHOLIC HISTORY

By | December 29th, 2016|Categories: Book Review, Catalyst|Tags: |

William Doino Jr. Rodney Stark, Bearing False Witness: Debunking Centuries of Anti-Catholic History (Templeton Press, 2016) In the world of religious scholarship, few men are as respected as Rodney Stark. He is a sociologist by training, and now co-director of Baylor University's Institute for Studies of Religion. Among his best-known works are The Rise of Christianity: [...]

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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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MACY’S IS SLIDING

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

Macy's is in trouble not only for unleashing its Thought Police against innocent workers, it is hurting financially. Despite being pounded by Catholics, the mega-department store has continued to stand by its decision to fire an Hispanic Catholic store detective for simply disagreeing with its policy of allowing cross-dressing men to use the women's bathroom; the [...]

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NEW YORK TIMES ERECTS CEMENT CEILING

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

Pleas for more diversity and inclusion are a mantra at the New York Times. For example, it demands more inclusion in the Catholic Church's clergy—women must be ordained—and rails against the glass ceiling in the corporate world that keeps women from reaching the top. There is one exception: when it comes to hiring a new publisher [...]

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