ELECTION WATCH

Catalyst November Issue 2008, Front Page

By the time you read this article, the election may have already been decided. Here is a quick look at the most important issues of critical importance to Catholics. Voters in Arizona, California, and Florida will decide whether to support the traditional idea of marriage as a union between a man and a woman. An enormous amount of money and lobbying... [Read more...]

EUCHARIST DEFILED ON VIDEOS; YouTube REACTS TO PROTEST

Catalyst November Issue 2008, Front Page

In what has become a disturbing pattern this year, over 40 videos depicting the desecration of the Eucharist were posted on the Internet site, YouTube. After a Catholic League protest, some restrictive measures were taken. Other steps are being weighed. A young man, Dominique (who goes by “fsmdude”), made the videos and posted them on YouTube.... [Read more...]

KERRY KENNEDY CATHOLICS

Catalyst November Issue 2008, From The President's Desk

William A. Donohue A Pew survey recently revealed that no religion has lost more adherents, proportionately speaking, than Catholicism. That may be true, but it is also true that no other religion is beset with more ex-patriots who refuse to walk out the exit door. They prefer to hang out. Psychologically, that is. Kerry Kennedy, daughter of Robert... [Read more...]

I’M CATHOLIC, STAUNCHLY ANTI-RACIST, AND SUPPORT DAVID DUKE

Catalyst November Issue 2008, Essay

The following is Bill Donohue’s tongue-in-cheek reply to Nick Cafardi’s serious article, “I’m Catholic, Staunchly Anti-Abortion, and Support Obama.” Donohue’s article first appeared on insidecatholic.com and is reprinted here with permission. We wanted to run Cafardi’s piece side-by-side but we were unable to do so, and that is because... [Read more...]

REMEMBERING A CATHOLIC HEROINE

Catalyst November Issue 2008, Essay

By: Dr. Richard C. Lukas Most people had never heard of the tiny, blue-eyed lady until she passed away at ninety-eight years of age in Warsaw on May 12, 2008. Those who were aware of her inspiring story knew that she was a moral giant. Irena Sendler had been raised a Roman Catholic by a father who taught her to respond to the needs of the poor and oppressed.... [Read more...]

TRIBUTE TO POPE PIUS XII

Catalyst November Issue 2008, Essay

By: Sister Margherita Marchione The career of Eugenio Pacelli ended when people were awakened in Rome soon after dawn, Thursday the 9th of October 1958. Pius XII died at 3:51 a.m., in a plain white iron bed, overhung with a white canopy, in his room on the second floor of the Papal villa in Castelgandolfo, his summer residence. During the hours he lay... [Read more...]

RALLY AGAINST CHRISTIAN APPEASERS; AHMADINEJAD WELCOMED

Catalyst November Issue 2008

On September 25, there was a press conference and a rally outside the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City to protest the five Christian organizations that welcomed Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. The Catholic League took part in the rally and Bill Donohue spoke at the event. The organizations that hosted Ahmadinejad were the World Council of Churches,... [Read more...]

RANK BIAS AT THE DAILY NEWS

Catalyst November Issue 2008

In one of the most egregious examples of hypocrisy and unevenness, the New York Daily News ran a front-page story on October 11 about a priest who was arrested for sending pornographic pictures of himself through e-mail to an undercover cop; there was a follow up on this story the next day. Only a few days earlier, on October 7, theDaily News buried... [Read more...]

PUNDITS SLAM PALIN ON WITCHCRAFT

Catalyst November Issue 2008

At the end of September, reports surfaced that an African minister once asked God to protect Republican vice-presidential hopeful Sarah Palin from witchcraft. After we saw the unwarranted attacks that followed these reports, we immediately issued a news release pointing out the duplicity of those who made them. In 2005, Sarah Palin went to church and... [Read more...]

ROSIE O’DONNELL TO HOST NBC SHOW

Catalyst November Issue 2008

On Wednesday, November 26, Thanksgiving eve, comedian Rosie O’Donnell will host a special on NBC, “Rosie’s Variety Show.” Reportedly, it has a strong chance of becoming a weekly show on Sunday nights at 8:00 p.m. beginning next year. When this news broke, we wasted no time in giving NBC a heads-up. NBC wouldn’t dare hire one of its icons,... [Read more...]

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