SHOW HIM THE GATE

Catalyst November Issue 2002

At face value, the multicultural concept of diversity suggests an appreciation for the diversity of races, ethnic groups and religions that constitute the U.S. In reality, it is a political weapon used by agit-prop activists to advance their agenda. A textbook example was recently given at Tracy High School in Tracy, California. In a history course... [Read more...]

BILL ON ABORTION RESTRICTIONS WELCOMED

Catalyst November Issue 2002

The House of Representatives passed a bill on September 25, 229-189, that would allow those hospitals and insurance companies that refuse to perform or pay for abortions to do so without penalties; they may maintain access to Medicare and other federal funding. This issue obviously has grave implications for Catholic hospitals, which is why we issued... [Read more...]

CHRISTOPHER REEVE APOLOGIZES

Catalyst November Issue 2002

In a September 17 interview granted to Britain’s Guardian newspaper, actor Christopher Reeve accused President Bush of bowing to Catholic interests on stem cell research. We criticized Reeve’s comments the same day. On September 18, he apologized. Thus did the issue die. The “Superman” actor initially charged that as a result of this alleged... [Read more...]

“MADtv” INDULGES IN PRIEST BASHING

Catalyst November Issue 2002

The opening skit on the Saturday, September 28, episode of “MADtv” depicted priests as child molesters. They were shown acting in a lewd manner towards boys in a cabin. One of the lines in a song sung by the priests was, “We’ll just get switched to another parish.” The priests stripped off their clothes wearing only bikini underwear and their... [Read more...]

MORE PRESSURE PUT ON DISNEY

Catalyst November Issue 2002

The Catholic League continued its protest of the movie, “The Magdalene Sisters,” by sending a copy of a letter written by William Donohue to every member of the Disney board of directors. Miramax, owned by Disney, is releasing the anti-Catholic film to Americans soon. It recently was featured at the New York Film Festival. When the Disney board... [Read more...]

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