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MINNESOTA DEMS EXPLAIN MAILER
December 15th, 2010 | Catalyst Online, Features

A week before Election Day, a mailer by the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (DFL) of Minnesota came under fire for its allegedly anti-Catholic contents. Pictured on one side of the mailer was a priest, shown from his Roman collar down, wearing a button which said, “Ignore the Poor”; on the other side there is a statement critical of Dan Hall, a Protestant... [Read more...]


NEW YORK TIMES TWEAKS CATHOLICS
December 15th, 2010 | Catalyst Online, Features

Recently, a blog post published by New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan  received a great deal of attention. Dolan called out the New York Times for its “gushing” reviews of an art exhibit by ACT UP that features a picture of the late John Cardinal O’Connor resembling a condom (pictured beside him), with the inscription, “Know Your Scumbag.”... [Read more...]


“BOARDWALK EMPIRE” REACHES NEW LOW
December 15th, 2010 | Catalyst Online, Features

On a recent episode of the HBO series “Boardwalk Empire,” a gratuitous cheap shot was taken at Catholics. The scene that outraged Catholics all over, was the one in which a group of men were watching a silent film in which a nun is having sex. There is something pernicious about Hollywood’s non-stop assault on Catholicism. The shot of a nun on... [Read more...]


WARHOL FOUNDATION SCOLDS SMITHSONIAN
December 14th, 2010 | Latest News Releases

Catholic League president Bill Donohue responds to a letter written yesterday by Joel Wachs, president of the Andy Warhol Foundation, to Smithsonian Secretary Wayne Clough:   The Warhol Foundation is threatening to cut funding to the Smithsonian unless the vile video of ants crawling all over Jesus on the Cross is restored. Its president, Joel Wachs,... [Read more...]


DUPLICITY MARKS WASHINGTON POST
December 3rd, 2010 | Latest News Releases

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on today’s editorial in the Washington Post: On November 30, I issued a news release objecting to a vile video that showed large ants crawling all over Jesus on the Cross. What mattered more than the video was its venue: it was part of a Smithsonian exhibition, an institution that would collapse... [Read more...]


“House” Transcript, November 22, 2010
November 23rd, 2010 |

The November 22, 2010 episode of “House” was about a man named Ramon Silva, who “made a deal with God” that if he nailed himself to a cross every year, his daughter would be cancer free.  On the fourth anniversary of his annual crucifixion, he started spitting up blood from the mouth, and was admitted to a hospital: Patient: When Marissa [his... [Read more...]


RESPONSE TO CNN DOCUMENTARY ON THE POPE
November 15th, 2010 | Catalyst Online, Essay

Bill Donohue The CNN documentary, “What the Pope Knew,” which aired September 25, deserves a response. The program begins with music and graphics that set the tone: those who think Pope Benedict XVI has been adept at combating priestly sexual abuse must realize that there is “a darker, more complicated story.” Dark, yes, but from CNN’s perch,... [Read more...]


VIRTUES FOR EVERYONE
November 15th, 2010 | Book Review, Catalyst Online

Laura E. Finnegan A Guy’s Guide to the Good Life: Virtues for Men by Robert Lockwood. St. Anthony Messenger Press, 2009. We are all looking for answers to the same, age-old questions: how can I live my life better? How can I be a better person? It seems we have found a short, enjoyable, and educational volume of suggestions. In Robert Lockwood’s... [Read more...]


Chilean Miners’ Quotes
October 15th, 2010 |

“There are actually 34 of us, because God has never left us down here.” Time.com · “Altars, prayers, rosary beads all came out as soon as word came out.  Bringing together the entire country with nuns and priests visiting the mine to provide relatives with emotional support, and praying for there for protection.” CBS · “Mario Gore Messes... [Read more...]


POPE’S CRITICS GO BALLISTIC
October 15th, 2010 | Catalyst Online, Features

Since Pope Benedict XVI announced that he would visit the United Kingdom in September, his critics have gone ballistic. The following is a sample of some of the commentary leading up to his visit. All comments appear in their original form: The Independent, 4/2/2010: “The Pope, to put it baldly, is now too embattled and too damaged by the worldwide... [Read more...]