Catalyst

Home/Catalyst

JACK CHICK’S DEATH AND LEGACY

By | 2017-03-20T17:45:45+00:00 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 [...]

Comments Off on JACK CHICK’S DEATH AND LEGACY

FEDERAL JUDGE NOTES REFUGEE BIAS

By | 2016-12-29T17:11:25+00:00 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 [...]

Comments Off on FEDERAL JUDGE NOTES REFUGEE BIAS

MACY’S IS SLIDING

By | 2016-12-29T17:11:25+00:00 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 [...]

Comments Off on MACY’S IS SLIDING

NEW YORK TIMES ERECTS CEMENT CEILING

By | 2017-03-20T17:45:45+00:00 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 [...]

Comments Off on NEW YORK TIMES ERECTS CEMENT CEILING

DAILY NEWS ACTS RESPONSIBLY

By | 2016-12-29T17:11:25+00:00 December 29th, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Recently, the New York Post and the Jewish Forward reported on an Orthodox yeshiva in Brooklyn that agreed to pay $2.1 million in a child sexual abuse settlement. The case involved Rabbi Joel Kolko, a senior rabbi, who was charged with molesting two boys at the Jewish day school. This was not the first time that [...]

Comments Off on DAILY NEWS ACTS RESPONSIBLY

SMITHSONIAN REDISCOVERS RELIGION

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

The Smithsonian has hired its first religious curator since the 1890s. "Peter Manseau was born for the job," says the Washington Post. "The son of a priest and a nun," the story notes, "Manseau was meant to be a scholar making sense of history." For five years, he will oversee new exhibitions on American religious history, [...]

Comments Off on SMITHSONIAN REDISCOVERS RELIGION

OBAMA TWICE INSULTS CATHOLICS

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

Late night talk-show hosts are known for their edgy comedic routines, and for the most part, they learn not to cross the line. There are two hosts, however, who make it a habit to cross the line, especially when it comes to Catholics: Samantha Bee and Bill Maher. These are the same two foul-mouthed anti-Catholic bigots [...]

Comments Off on OBAMA TWICE INSULTS CATHOLICS

OBAMA’S EDITED REMARKS ON RELIGION

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

Not all of the comments made by President Obama in his interview with Bill Maher on November 4 were aired on Maher's HBO show. Fortunately, the ones that were cut are available on YouTube. Here are some statements made by Obama that were not aired: "I think we should foster a culture in which people's private [...]

Comments Off on OBAMA’S EDITED REMARKS ON RELIGION

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 [...]

Comments Off on CLINTON IMPLICATED; ANTI-CATHOLICISM SURFACES

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. [...]

Comments Off on FR. EICHNER RESIGNS