NOT THE BIG LEAGUES

Catalyst June Issue 2007

Whenever we protest a movie or work of art, we are invariably asked why we are drawing attention to what offends us. But isn’t that what all anti-defamation organizations do for a living—protest bigotry? Actually, in our case, it is more complex than that. If the offender is well known, or has his work prominently displayed, we have to protest. ... [Read more...]

ILLINOIS TEACHER DESERVES AN “A”

Catalyst June Issue 2007

Catholic League members know that one of our perennial issues is protecting and defending the good name of Pope Pius XII, who occupied the Chair of Peter during the dark days of World War II, from his detractors. Those detractors, of course, continue to claim that Pius XII was silent during the Holocaust and did nothing to help Jews, and even tag him... [Read more...]

JOHN HAGEE: VETERAN BIGOT

Catalyst June Issue 2007

John Hagee is the senior pastor of Cornerstone Church in San Antonio, Texas. Best known for his End-Time writing, Hagee is committed to bringing evangelical Protestants and Jews together. He is also committed to slandering the Catholic Church. Hagee is no stranger to the Catholic League—we’ve been tracking his bigotry for some time. But in his... [Read more...]

GEORGIA ASH WEDNESDAY INCIDENT UPDATE

Catalyst June Issue 2007

In last month’s Catalyst, we ran a story on a public high school in Georgia where a Catholic student had her ashes involuntarily removed from her forehead on Ash Wednesday by a substitute teacher, who then berated the student.  The teacher also hurled anti-Catholic invectives at her. We followed the chain of command and, after a runaround, were... [Read more...]

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