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MEDIA FLOAT NEGATIVE PIECE ON CHURCH

By | July 5th, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Recently, Bill Donohue saw an article on a British website, The Conversation, that was critical of the Church. Initially he did not respond, but decided to after learning it was picked up by Newsweek and was posted on the front page of Yahoo. The author, Brendan Canavan, teaches marketing in England. He sought to account for [...]

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SPARKS EVIDENT AT FERTILIZATION

By | July 5th, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

A new study was recently conducted by researchers at Northwestern University on what happens at conception. The results of this study, published in Scientific Reports, are encouraging, but they are also cause for concern. The researchers found that the moment the sperm and egg meet, they give off a bright flash of light. The microscopic zinc [...]

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INTIMIDATING RELIGIOUS COLLEGES

By | July 5th, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

The assault on religious liberty, in the name of LGBT rights, is at the heart of a bill recently introduced by Rep. Katherine Clark of Massachusetts. She wants to force all religious institutions of higher education to post on their website, and at a prominent place on their campus, statements granting them an exemption from Title [...]

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TRUMP TAPS INTO MASS DISTRUST

By | July 5th, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

The following article by Bill Donohue was published by Newsmax on April 22. No one who has ever run for president has generated more opposition, from both his own party and the media, than Donald Trump. Yet they have all failed to stop him. The Republican elite lined up to promote Jeb Bush, and when Trump [...]

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CAMPAIGN TO CRUSH “O’NEALS”; SPONSORS CONTACTED

By | May 23rd, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Front Page|Tags: |

In April, we launched a new campaign against the ABC show, "The Real O'Neals." Our goal is to kill the show. Thus far, we have (a) published a New York Times op-ed page ad against the show (b) implored our members to email Disney-ABC executive Ben Sherwood (c) issued news releases on each episode, and (d) [...]

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MOTHER ANGELICA R.I.P.

By | May 23rd, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Front Page|Tags: |

Mother Angelica died on Easter Sunday at the age of 92. She was, without a doubt, the most influential Catholic television personality of our time. While Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen was the first clergyman to put his imprint on television, Mother Angelica succeeded in a way no one else did: She created the first Catholic media [...]

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JUSTIFYING ANTI-CATHOLICISM

By | May 23rd, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, From The President's Desk|Tags: |

William A. Donohue Anti-Zionists often say they are not opposed to Jews, just the Israeli state. Some are telling the truth, but others are lying. Similarly, hyper-critics of Catholicism often say they are anti-clerical, but not anti-Catholic. Yes, that is true for some, but not universally so. In both cases, even among those who are not [...]

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BIAS AND BIGOTRY AT THE BBC – PART I

By | May 23rd, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Essay|Tags: |

Bill Donohue This is Part I of a two part series; the June Catalyst will feature Part II. These articles represent an abbreviated version of Donohue's monograph, "BBC Reports on Sexual Abuse: From Jimmy Savile to the Catholic Church." It was sent to the bishops, and to select media outlets in the U.S. and the U.K. [...]

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LEFT-WING WAR ON RELIGIOUS LIBERTY

By | May 23rd, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights is waging war on religious liberty. Recently, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case that pits the Obama administration against non-profit groups, mostly Catholic, which object to the Health and Human Services mandate. This provision would force religious non-profits to be complicit in support of [...]

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GEORGIA GOV. BOWS TO ELITES

By | May 23rd, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Recently, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal decided to veto a religious liberty bill. Soon after, Bill Donohue wrote a Newsmax article on how the left-wing establishment, led by the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, and the corporate establishment, led by Georgia Prospers, were independently working to crush the Georgia equivalent of the federal Religious Freedom [...]

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