September Issue 1998

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AD WITHDRAWN

By | September 27th, 1998|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

When Catholic League member, Robert J. Flaherty of Peoria, Illinois, listened to a radio commercial that defamed his religion, he registered a complaint with the company and succeeded in having the ad withdrawn. The radio ad was run by STIHL, maker of power tools. It featured a nun, Sister Mary Margaret, who gets so exasperated that [...]

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SINEAD’S CONFESSION

By | September 27th, 1998|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Most of us regret doing some things that at the time seemed right, or at least okay. The same is true of Sinead O’Connor, the foul-mouthed Irish anti-Catholic bigot who is also known for her singing. Sinead regrets performing at a New Jersey concert in 1990 simply because the event opened with the playing of "The [...]

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HOLOCAUST MUSEUM UPDATE

By | September 27th, 1998|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

In the last issue of Catalyst, we ran a story entitled, "U.S. Holocaust Museum Libels Catholicism." While we had several complaints, our central concern was the terribly skewed short film, "Antisemitism." We have since heard from Dr. Steven Luckert, Curator of the Permanent Exhibition at the museum. Dr. Luckert wrote a lengthy and detailed letter to Dr. [...]

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SCRANTON DENTIST CRIES UNCLE

By | September 27th, 1998|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

The June Catalyst listed the name and address of a dentist from the Scranton area who offered free check-ups to members of the junior class from Bishop O’Reilly High School. Dr. Dale Wilkie made the offer after the class was told that there would be no junior prom this because of the way the class misbehaved when Auxiliary [...]

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COMEDY CENTRAL OFFENDS AGAIN

By | September 27th, 1998|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

The cable network, Comedy Central, has a problem with Catholics. What it is we do not know, but the file we have on them is building, suggesting that something is rotten at the station. The latest offense took place on August 4 during the "Porn Losers" segment of "The Daily Show." In a skit about New [...]

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