“SOUTH PARK” CREATORS SHOULD RESIGN

Catalyst May Issue 2006

Matt Stone and Trey Parker, the creators of “South Park,” got angry at executives at Comedy Central for not airing an image of Muhammad and so instead they showed an image of Jesus, and President Bush, defecating on the American flag. Bill Donohue hit the airwaves on CNN’s “Showbiz Tonight” and the Fox News Network’s,... [Read more...]

ARTISTIC ELITE CUT JEWS AND MUSLIMS A BREAK

Catalyst May Issue 2006

It’s a familiar complaint we have—Catholics being treated unfairly by the cultural elites. But lately it’s gotten so out of hand that we had to make a public statement. Here’s what Bill Donohue had to say about this subject: “An Off-Broadway play that was scheduled to open last night [March 22] was nixed because Jews who were... [Read more...]

FIVE-YEAR-OLDS TO LEARN ABOUT AIDS

Catalyst May Issue 2006

New York City’s Department of Education has mandated that all five-year-olds must learn about AIDS and HIV in their kindergarten classes. The new curriculum began in late March. Our response was appropriately strong and led to several interviews with Bill Donohue: “New York City is home to some of the most reckless homosexual behavior in... [Read more...]

PENN JILLETTE ATTACKS MOTHER TERESA (AGAIN)

Catalyst May Issue 2006

On his April 5 CBS radio show, Penn Jillette commented on the rumor that Paris Hilton may play Mother Teresa in a movie. He said Mother Teresa “had this weird kink that I think was sexual” about seeing people suffer and die. He also said that “Paris Hilton is so far above Mother Teresa on the moral scale, she should not lower herself”... [Read more...]

MICHAEL SAVAGE(S) CATHOLICISM

Catalyst May Issue 2006

Here is what radio talk-show host Michael Savage had to say on March 28 about the Catholic Church’s response to the immigration issue: It is a pig story! It’s Animal Farm all over again. And also make no bones about it, it’s the greedy Catholic Church that was behind it because the people of America walked away from the molesters’... [Read more...]

ERRATUM

Catalyst May Issue 2006

In the April Catalyst we incorrectly wrote that we had had problems with Colin McNickle of the Pittsburgh Tribune Review before. We regret the mistake—this was our first clash.    Read More →

EASTER GIFTS, COURTESY OF THE MEDIA

Catalyst May Issue 2006

The following is a list of shows and articles that have questioned the divinity of Jesus over the last decade, or at the very least offered a negative commentary. No other religion is subjected to the same type of critical analysis as Christianity is, and the presents always arrive at Easter time. 2006 · On April 2, NBC’s “Dateline”... [Read more...]

GAY ADOPTION

Catalyst May Issue 2006

On April 4, National Public Radio (NPR) asked Bill Donohue what the league’s position was on gay adoption. These are his remarks: “Every child who ever lived came into the world the product of a union between a man and a woman, and every child has a right to be raised by his or her father and mother. If this is not possible, and adoption... [Read more...]

HILLARY DEMAGOGUES SCHOOL VOUCHERS

Catalyst May Issue 2006

Opponents of school vouchers should not have their integrity impugned by pro-voucher activists, and vice versa, but when the opponents resort to fear-mongering to get their message out, it is entirely legitimate to raise the character issue. Enter Senator Hillary Clinton. New York Senator Clinton recently told Bronx activists that she was opposed to... [Read more...]

SCHOOL VOUCHER MINEFIELD

Catalyst May Issue 2006

If school voucher programs were judged by their record, we’d have more of them, not fewer. But politics always seems to get in the way. For 16 years, Milwaukee has been providing school vouchers for low-income families so that their children can attend private schools. But despite all the data that show how meritorious the Parental Choice Program... [Read more...]

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