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ROE V. WADE REJECTED

By | 2017-07-24T19:43:30+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

The American people are against Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court ruling that legalized abortion. In a Gallup poll released June 9, a clear majority—54 percent—say abortion should be illegal or legal in only a few circumstances. That is a stark rebuke to Roe v. Wade, which effectively legalized abortion through term, and for any reason [...]

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NETFLIX FILM ON CHURCH IS SCURRILOUS

By | 2017-07-24T19:43:30+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Netflix recently aired a series that imputes the integrity of the Archdiocese of Baltimore for its handling of a miscreant priest from the 1960s. It relies heavily on conjecture and voodoo psychology. It must: it lacks the evidence to make its case. But it will surely feed the appetite of those ready to believe the worst [...]

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CUNY HONORS MUSLIM FANATIC

By | 2017-07-24T19:43:30+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

On June 1, the City University of New York (CUNY) School of Public Health hosted Linda Sarsour as its commencement speaker. Bill Donohue, along with other New York leaders, spoke out against the invitation. Below is an excerpt of his letter to Chancellor James Milliken. May 22, 2017 Dear Chancellor Milliken: On June 1, Linda Sarsour [...]

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TRUDEAU ASKED TO APOLOGIZE TO VICTIMS

By | 2017-07-24T19:43:30+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Below is a copy of Bill Donohue's letter to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, countering Trudeau's call for an apology from Pope Francis by calling on the prime minister to apologize to all victims of Canadian oppression. May 30, 2017 The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau Office of the Prime Minister 80 Wellington Street Ottawa, ON KIA [...]

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RELIGIOUS LIBERTY AFFIRMED; EXECUTIVE ORDER ISSUED

By | 2017-06-16T15:30:35+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Categories: Catalyst, Front Page|Tags: |

On May 4th, President Trump signed an executive order affirming his support for religious liberty. He is to be commended for this initiative, even though the statement lacked the kind of teeth that we expected; the leaked draft that became available in February offered greater detail. Bill Donohue was invited to the White House but a [...]

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KATE O’BEIRNE R.I.P.

By | 2017-06-16T15:30:35+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Categories: Catalyst, Front Page|Tags: |

The Catholic community lost a champion with the passing of Kate O'Beirne; she died April 23rd. She was a smart, courageous pundit and policy analyst who never ducked an opponent. Kate was featured on the CNN talk show, "The Capital Gang," for many years. She was polite yet firm: she knew her stuff and delivered her [...]

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MAINSTREAMING MEANNESS

By | 2017-06-16T15:30:35+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Categories: Catalyst, From The President's Desk|Tags: |

William A. Donohue Tony Alamo died on May 2nd. Stephen Colbert made headline news on May 3rd. Bill Maher made headline news on May 5th. Dan Savage was back in the news at the same time. All of these men were cited in news stories because of their despicable behavior. And all of them were cheered [...]

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NEW EVIDENCE VALIDATES STEPINAC

By | 2017-06-16T15:30:35+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Categories: Book Review, Book Reviews, Catalyst|Tags: |

Ronald J. Rychlak Robin Harris, Stepinac: His Life and Times (Gracewing Publishing, 2016) Those who study churchmen of the WWII era know that Cardinal Aloysius Stepinac, Archbishop of Zagreb during WWII, is controversial. Following the war, communist authorities charged and convicted him of collaboration with the Nazi-like Ustashe party. Those false charges have followed Stepinac, even [...]

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TRUMP MUST NIX HHS MANDATE

By | 2017-06-16T15:30:36+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Almost a year has passed since the Supreme Court instructed President Obama's Justice Depart-ment to work with the plaintiffs in reaching reconciliation on the Health and Human Services mandate. Recently, the Justice Department under President Trump asked the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals for another 60 days to reach a settlement. Trump officials say the delay [...]

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RELIGIOUS LIBERTY CASE BEFORE HIGH COURT

By | 2017-06-16T15:30:36+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

The U.S. Supreme Court recently heard oral arguments in an important religious liberty case. The issue is pretty straight forward: when it comes to the disbursement of public funds for a secular purpose, can a state treat a religious entity in a manner that is different from a non-sectarian institution? Trinity Lutheran Church in Columbia, Missouri [...]

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