July/August Issue 1997

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WHITEHEAD REPRESENTS LEAGUE

By | July 31st, 1997|Categories: Catalyst Online, Features|Tags: |

Ken Whitehead, a member of the board of directors of the Catholic League, represented the league at a Washington meeting of the Pontifical Council on the Family. According to the organizer of the event, Father Pavone, "Never before has a Vatican delegation had the opportunity to meet personally with such a broad representation of United States [...]

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FBI INCLUDES LEAGUE IN GUIDE

By | July 31st, 1997|Categories: Catalyst Online, Features|Tags: |

At the league’s request, the FBI now lists the Catholic League as one of the nation’s leading organizations that fights bias. The FBI publication, Training Guide for Hate Crime Data Collection, lists "Organizations Offering Information Concerning Anti-Bias Education." The list includes many of the most distinguished civil rights organizations in the country; we are pleased that [...]

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CATHOLIC LEAGUE ANNOUNCES WEBSITE

By | July 31st, 1997|Categories: Catalyst Online, Features|Tags: |

In June, the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights proudly announced the launching of its website (www.catholicleague.org). Eileen Sepp, the league’s Director of Media Technology, has constructed a website that has an extensive list of Catholic League resources. Browsers can find selections from the current issue of Catalyst, the league’s journal, as well as the complete [...]

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JUST COINCIDENTAL?

By | July 31st, 1997|Categories: Catalyst Online, Features|Tags: |

"It was just coincidental." That’s what we were told when we questioned photographer James Hamilton of the New York Observer about a curious photo he took of a man and his two women. The photo shows Barbara Foster sitting on the lap of her husband, Michael Foster, with Mr. Foster’s girl-friend, Letha Hadady, standing next to them. In [...]

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LEAGUE ENDORSES BILL TO END RELIGIOUS PERSECUTION

By | July 31st, 1997|Categories: Catalyst Online, Features|Tags: |

On May 20, a bill was introduced by Senator Arlen Specter and Congressman Frank Wolf that is aimed at combating religious persecution abroad. Entitled the "Freedom From Religious Persecution Act of 1997," the bill is principally targeted at seeking relief for Christians who are being persecuted in China, Vietnam, Sudan, Cuba, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, North Korea, [...]

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JUSTIFYING TRASH

By | July 31st, 1997|Categories: Catalyst Online, Features|Tags: |

Dr. Paul B. Hurley, the president of Harrisburg Area Community College, believes that an artistic exhibition on his campus that features an image of the Immaculate Heart of Mary superimposed on a nude female body is representative of the "inclusive environment" that exists on his campus. That’s what he told us when we protested. Why not [...]

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LAST SUPPER MOCKED NO MORE

By | July 30th, 1997|Categories: Catalyst Online, Features|Tags: |

In the June Catalyst, we reported that a catalog called the Lighter Side was selling a T-shirt that displayed the Last Supper in a way we found offensive. The good news is that it will no longer be sold. The league complained about the T-shirt because it featured Christ standing with his arms stretched looking at the [...]

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