December Issue 2004

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CATHOLIC LEAGUE TO IRS: REMOVE KISSLING’S TAX-EXEMPT STATUS

By | December 21st, 2004|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

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SCHOOLS SHOW TOLERANCE FOR RAMADAN

By | December 21st, 2004|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

The way the public schools celebrate Christmas has become increasingly controversial given their preference for censorship. As a backdrop, consider how some public schools just got finished celebrating Ramadan, the Muslim holy season that began October 15 and ended November 13. During Ramadan, Muslim students at Ygnacio Valley High School in Concord, California, were allowed to [...]

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RIVERSIDE UPDATE

By | December 21st, 2004|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

The lead story in last month’s Catalyst concerned the attempt by the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) Pacific Southwest regional office to censor a remark by Theodore Roosevelt that was posted inside the Riverside County courthouse in Riverside, California. The ADL objected to a quote that read, “The true Christian is the true citizen.” It wanted the court [...]

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HATEMAIL

By | December 21st, 2004|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

• William Donohue’s appearance just cost my parish $200 for the refurbishment of its stained glass windows. I’m sick of an out-of-touch church pushing its weight around in politics. Especially one that has failed so miserably keeping its own house in order. • Bill is bitter man and should be removed as president of the Catholic [...]

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“THERESE” SUCCEEDS DESPITE OPPOSITION

By | December 21st, 2004|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

They said it couldn’t be done. While making his movie about one of the most popular saints of modern times, Thérèse of the Child Jesus, all actor and director Leonardo Defilippis of Luke Films heard for the past five years from Hollywood studios and industry executives was “No.” Entirely funded by private donations, the movie was [...]

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