January/February Issue 1996

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GOVERNOR WHITMAN’S IDEA OF DIVERSITY

By | January 12th, 1996|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

The notorious anti-Catholic play, Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All For You, was performed at Middlesex County College December 7-10. Because the college receives state funding, Catholic League president William Donohue wrote to New Jersey Governor Christie Todd Whitman asking her to respond to this outrage. His letter of November 22 was also addressed to Dr. [...]

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IAN PAISLEY TALK CONTINUES TO DRAW FIRE

By | January 12th, 1996|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

The last issue of Catalyst detailed a story on the controversy surrounding the appearance of noted anti-Catholic bigot Rev. Ian Paisley at Regent University on October 26. As reported in that issue, Paisley was invited by the student chapter of the Rutherford Institute to speak at the campus which was founded by Pat Robertson. The president [...]

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COWARDLY CARTOONISTS

By | January 12th, 1996|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

We will soon be publishing our annual report on anti-Catholicism. In it will appear several cartoons we found to be among the most offensive in 1995. Not included will be a despicable cartoon by Steven DeCinzo, a cartoonist for Metro Newspapers. When asked for permission to reprint his cartoon, DeCinzo refused. What he wrote, however, was [...]

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ATTEMPT TO IMPOSE “RELIGIOUS TEST” FAILS

By | January 12th, 1996|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

On November 7, Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals Judge John Noonan, Jr. declined to recuse himself from a case involving a firebombed abortion clinic. His action was taken in the wake of an attempt to exclude him from public office simply because of his religion. Noonan is a Roman Catholic. In August, a Ninth Circuit [...]

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BRUCE BABBITT MALIGNS CATHOLICISM

By | January 12th, 1996|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Bruce Babbitt, Secretary of the Interior, has repeatedly maligned Roman Catholicism for its allegedly indirect role in the destruction of the environment. On November 11, he once again went on the attack, this time stating that the Catholic Church, as well as the "Judeo-Christian tradition" was "silent on our moral obligation to nature." Babbitt, who is [...]

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