NEW YORK TIMES OPINES ON BIGOTRY

Catalyst December Issue 2008

The Terrence McNally play, “Corpus Christi,” which opened in New York City ten years ago, came back for a short stint in Greenwich Village. But this time the Catholic League chose not to protest the play; rather, we protested two insulting articles about the play that appeared in the New York Times. The play depicts Jesus as an ordinary person... [Read more...]

BIDEN BREAKS WITH THE CHURCH

Catalyst December Issue 2008

In the October 19 edition of the News Journal, Joe Biden offered his thoughts on faith and values. The Delaware daily also printed a 2007 interview with Biden on the subject of abortion; it was not previously published. In his latest interview with the News Journal, Biden said, “I accept my Church’s teaching on when life begins. But we live in... [Read more...]

FOX SHOWS BASH CATHOLICISM

Catalyst December Issue 2008

On the October 19 episode of Fox Broadcasting’s “Family Guy,” characters Brian (a dog) and Stewie (a baby) traveled back in time to rescue Mort Goldman (a Jewish friend) from the Nazi invasion of Poland. After Brian and Stewie disguise Mort as a priest to sneak him out of the country, a Nazi officer asks Mort, “Are you sure you’re a real priest?”... [Read more...]

GEORGE SOROS FUNDS CATHOLIC LEFT

Catalyst December Issue 2008

Much to its surprise, the Catholic League recently learned that left-wing activist and billionaire George Soros is the man behind two ultra-liberal Catholic groups, Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good and Catholics United. Both organizations claim to be pro-life while supporting mostly pro-abortion candidates for public office. In 2003, after... [Read more...]

REAPING LAST YEAR’S HARVEST

Catalyst December Issue 2008

n 2007, the Catholic League vehemently protested an exploitative movie that debuted at the Sundance Film Festival, “Hounddog.” Those behind the film, which featured a rape scene of 12-year-old actress Dakota Fanning, were so shaken up that when “Hounddog” finally hit the big screen in September of this year, the worst parts of it were completely... [Read more...]

THE TRAGEDY OF POPULATION CONTROL

Catalyst December Issue 2008, Book Review

By: Susan A. Fani Steven Mosher, Population Control: Real Costs, Illusory Benefits, Transaction Publishers Matthew Connelly, Fatal Misconception: The Struggle to Control World Population, The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press Steven W. Mosher’s book explains the tragedy of the population control movement and the need to prevent depopulation... [Read more...]

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