October Issue 2009

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BELMONT ABBEY UPDATE

By | October 16th, 2009|Categories: Catalyst Online, Features|Tags: |

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 institution not [...]

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PENN & TELLER HATE SPEECH

By | October 16th, 2009|Categories: Catalyst Online, Features|Tags: |

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 [...]

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HOLLYWOOD’S PORTRAYAL OF RELIGION

By | October 16th, 2009|Categories: Book Review, Catalyst Online|Tags: |

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,” and “A Man for All [...]

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