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High Court allows RICO suits against pro-lifers

By | March 12th, 1994|Categories: Catalyst Online, Features|Tags: |

The Supreme Court has ruled that abortion clinics may use the federal racketeering law against pro-life activists who demonstrate at abortion clinics. The unanimous decision, written by Chief Justice William Rehnquist, was condemned by pro-lifers around the country. A federal appeals court in Chicago had dismissed the case, National Organization of Women v. Scheidler; ruling that the [...]

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A True Fighter for the Faith

By | March 12th, 1994|Categories: Catalyst Online, Features|Tags: |

Catholic Twin Circle editor Loretta G. Seyer interviews Catholic League President William A. Donohue This interview appeared in Catholic Twin Circle, January 9, 1994. It is reprinted with permission and has been edited for space. On July 1, 1993, William A. Donohue, Ph.D., was appointed president of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights. Since that time the sociologist, professor and author has energized [...]

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FABRICATING DIVISIVENESS

By | March 11th, 1994|Categories: Catalyst Online, Features|Tags: |

Someone called to tell us that on January 6th, "Prime Time Live" was scheduled to do a segment on annulment in the Catholic Church. I decided to watch. A few minutes before the program began, a promo for "Prime Time Live" was run that made special mention of the annulment segment. I'm glad it perked my [...]

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Catholic-bashing columnist MCs Boston inaugural

By | March 11th, 1994|Categories: Catalyst Online, Features|Tags: |

James Carroll, a Catholic-bashing Boston Globe columnist, served as Master of Ceremonies at the inauguration of Boston's new mayor, Thomas Menino. In recent memory, according to the Catholic League's Massachusetts-based Operations Director Joe Doyle, Carroll defended Sinead O'Connor's papal photo tantrum on "Saturday Night Live," accused Pius XII of complicity in the Holocaust, and told Pope [...]

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Appellate Court reiects NYC condom program

By | March 11th, 1994|Categories: Catalyst Online, Features|Tags: |

The New York State Appellate Court has rejected New York City's condom distribution program as a violation of parental rights. The court ruled that condom distribution is a health service and not an educational program and therefore falls under state regulations requiring parental consent for any health or medical service. A Brooklyn Tablet editorial (sent in [...]

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Council president election draws flak

By | March 11th, 1994|Categories: Catalyst Online, Features|Tags: |

The election of City Councillor James Kelly as President of the Boston City Council, produced an anti-Catholic outburst from one of the homosexual groups involved in the St. Patrick's Day parade controversey in Boston. Kelly, a staunch supporter of traditional values, was denigrated as "a bigot ... a foul-mouthed Catholic bigot" by one Cliff Arnesen, vice-president [...]

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Priest called ‘bigot’ for law critique

By | March 11th, 1994|Categories: Catalyst Online, Features|Tags: |

Rev. David Mullen, Parochial Vicar of St. Paul's Church in Wellesley, Massachusetts, became the object of public controversey when a group of homosexuals and their supporters noisily stormed out of Christmas Midnight Mass at Holy Trinity Church in Boston, while Father Mullen preached the homily. Father Mullen, a prominent pro-life priest and a member of the [...]

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