HATE MAIL RESPONSE

Catalyst April Issue 2009

The following comments were found on the website of the Atlanta Journal-Constitutionfollowing our victory over the University of Georgia. All comments appear in their original form: “Catholics are idiots. My neighbors are Catholic, they moved in 4 years ago and now have 3 kids…the wife does not work and the husband drives a 15 year old POS Honda;... [Read more...]

ARCHBISHOP DOLAN: PERFECT FOR NEW YORK

Catalyst April Issue 2009

When it was announced that Milwaukee Archbishop Timothy Dolan would replace Edward Cardinal Egan as the Archbishop of New York, we couldn’t have been happier. Archbishop Dolan is a perfect fit for the city: he has the erudition, tenacity, affability and orthodoxy necessary for a leadership role in New York. Our dealings with him have been extraordinarily... [Read more...]

NEW YORK TIMES SHOWS BIAS

Catalyst April Issue 2009

On the day after Ash Wednesday, the New York Times ran a photo—approximately a quarter page in size—of a priest giving ashes to a woman. The photo, shot from above, showed no one in the church but the two of them. The caption below said, “The Rev. Ed Zogby marked a worshiper’s forehead with ashes at the Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton near... [Read more...]

NOMINEE TO HEAD FDA DEEPLY FLAWED

Catalyst April Issue 2009

When news broke that President Barack Obama would nominate Margaret A. Hamburg as the director of the Food and Drug Administration, our alarm bells instantly rang. In 1994, Bill Donohue received a letter from Dr. Hamburg, at that time the New York City Health Commissioner, complaining about ads that the Catholic League had placed in the New York City... [Read more...]

D.C. VOUCHER PROGRAM CUT

Catalyst April Issue 2009

Beginning in 2004, the United States Congress funded a voucher program in the District of Columbia. Unfortunately, that program was not renewed by the current Congress and will come to an end following the 2009-2010 school year. Apparently, we have money these days for every conceivable government program and corporate bailout, but we come up short... [Read more...]

PSYCHOLOGY’S RELIGION PROBLEM

Catalyst April Issue 2009, Book Review

Pauline Magee-Egan Psychology’s War on Religion, edited by Nicholas Cummings, et al. (Phoenix, Arizona: Zeig, Tucker & Theisen, 2009) Order online at www.zeigtucker.com or call 1-800-666-2211 The editors of this important volume have assembled the writings of various experts to comment on several religions and the impact of psychology’s stand... [Read more...]

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