CATHOLIC HOSPITALS TARGETED BY CALIFORNIA BILL

Catalyst May Issue 1999

California Assemblywoman Shelia James Kuehl has introduced legislation that would deny funds to Catholic hospitals that are collected through the sale of revenue bonds. The bill revokes the right to sell revenue bonds from any health facility that does not provide for the full range of reproductive services. In essence, it would penalize Catholic hospitals... [Read more...]

MEMBERS PRESSURE SELIG ON TURNER

Catalyst May Issue 1999

In the last edition of Catalyst, we asked members to write to Bud Selig, Commissioner of Baseball, requesting that he suspend Ted Turner, owner of the Atlanta Braves, for his anti-Catholic remarks. We are grateful to all those who have followed through. At press time, a decision had yet to be rendered. We are still hoping for a just outcome and will... [Read more...]

PBS FILM ON POLES

Catalyst May Issue 1999

Barbara Herbich has done a great documentary titled, “Polish Catholics in the Nazi Death Camps.” PBS has plans to run it and the Catholic League was glad to make a donation to cover the costs. Its subject is the Nazi persecution of Polish Catholics and the Church.  Read More →

SWEEPS WINNERS

Catalyst May Issue 1999

Leona Snyder from Sauk Rapids, Minnesota won First Prize in the Spring Sweepstakes. Second Prize went to Ellen Wholey from Cheltenham, Pennsylvania and Gilbert Bussen from Wallace, Kansas won Third Prize. Congratulations to all three and many thanks to all who participated.  Read More →

THE WAR OVER THE SISTERS OF PERPETUAL INDULGENCE

Catalyst May Issue 1999

This expanded edition of Catalyst was necessitated by the surge of anti-Catholicism that hit us all at once from many parts of the country. For your interest, and for the historical record, we are including several pages dealing with the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence in San Francisco. What follows is the exchange of letters that William Donohue... [Read more...]

WE HATE THE SIN, NOT THE SINNER….THEY HATE US NO MATTER WHAT!

Catalyst May Issue 1999

“This kind of parody and theatricality is nothing new. I think the church could learn more about tolerance and being able to laugh at themselves.” (Brother Karekin, Episcopal friar of the Brotherhood of St. Gregory, San Francisco Examiner, 4/5/99) The San Francisco Archdiocese “has been on something of a jihad against gays and lesbians.”... [Read more...]

NEW CHAPTERS

Catalyst May Issue 1999

Three new chapters have been formed. Al Kresta is the president of the Ann Arbor chapter, David Fielding takes charge in Pittsburgh and Charles Helms leads the Dallas chapter. We are delighted to have them on board.  Read More →

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