BELMONT ABBEY UPDATE

Catalyst October Issue 2009

In the last edition of Catalyst, we reported that Bill Donohue wrote a letter to Reuben Daniels, director of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) at the Charlotte, North Carolina office, regarding the decision to reopen an investigation that had been closed against Belmont Abbey College. The case deals with the prerogative of the Catholic... [Read more...]

PENN & TELLER HATE SPEECH

Catalyst October Issue 2009

The following comments were made subsequent to the publication of our ad inVariety (the ad can be seen by clicking here). They were found on PZ Myers’ blog Pharyngula and in fax and e-mail messages to the Catholic League. All the comments appear in their original form: “Welp, it finally happened. Bill got hit by that big a** truck called Penn... [Read more...]

HOLLYWOOD’S PORTRAYAL OF RELIGION

Catalyst October Issue 2009, Book Review

Peter E. Dans Christians in the Movies: A Century of Saints and Sinners by Peter E. Dans (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers) This book documents the changing portrayal of Christians in film from 1905 through 2008.  Films respectful of Christianity such as “Lilies of the Field,” “The Greatest Story Ever Told,” “The Sound of Music,”... [Read more...]

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