November Issue 2010

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JON STEWART HOSTS BIGOT

By | November 15th, 2010|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Recently, on the “Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” atheist author Sam Harris said, “The Catholic Church is more concerned about preventing contraception than protecting child rape. It’s more concerned about preventing gay marriage than genocide.” In his previous book, Letter to a Christian Nation, Sam Harris criticized the Bible for not containing a chapter on mathematics, and [...]

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“SECRETARIAT” SPOOKS REVIEWERS

By | November 15th, 2010|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Kudos to movie critic Roger Ebert, as well as to John Nolte at Breitbart.com, for lampooning Salon.com film reviewer Andrew O’Hehir’s feverish take on “Secretariat,” a movie about the famed horse that recently opened. It wasn’t just the movie’s Christian overtones that upset O’Hehir, it’s the alleged racism—even Nazi-driven—aspects of this “honey-dipped fantasy vision of the [...]

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“THE VIEW” GIRLS GONE WILD

By | November 15th, 2010|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

On the October 14 episode of ABC’s, “The View,” Bill O’Reilly said that 70 percent of Americans are opposed to the Ground Zero Mosque. This quickly upset Joy Behar and Whoopi Goldberg, so when O’Reilly was pressed to explain, he said, “Because Muslims killed us on 9/11.” Goldberg answered, “Extremists did that! What religion was McVeigh? [...]

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HEARING DENIED

By | November 15th, 2010|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

In the July-August issue of Catalyst, we informed our members that we had filed a friend-of-the-court brief with the Pacific Justice Institute appealing a decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals that denied standing to the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) in an important free speech and association case. It was our hope that the [...]

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VIRTUES FOR EVERYONE

By | November 15th, 2010|Categories: Book Review, Catalyst|Tags: |

Laura E. Finnegan A Guy’s Guide to the Good Life: Virtues for Men by Robert Lockwood. St. Anthony Messenger Press, 2009. We are all looking for answers to the same, age-old questions: how can I live my life better? How can I be a better person? It seems we have found a short, enjoyable, and educational volume [...]

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