September Issue 2004

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PSYCHOLOGISTS ENDORSE GAY MARRIAGE

By | September 21st, 2004|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

At its annual convention over the summer, the American Psychological Association (APA) endorsed homosexual marriage. The decision, made by the APA’s Council of Representatives, commits the organization to supporting gay marriage. Within the APA, it was the Working Group on Same-Sex Families and Relationships that developed the approved statement. This group is headed by Armand Cerbone, [...]

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LIZ SMITH “EXPLAINS” HERSELF

By | September 21st, 2004|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

In a syndicated column over the summer, gossip columnist Liz Smith said that the affair between Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky reminded her of the affair between John F. Kennedy and Judith Exner. Noting that Smith identified JFK’s lover as “the Catholic Judith Exner,” we commented as follows to the press: “We’re disappointed that the lesbian [...]

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JIMMY BRESLIN’S INCOHERENT RANT

By | September 21st, 2004|Categories: Book Review, Catalyst|Tags: |

The Church That Forgot Christ By Jimmy Breslin. Free Press. 239 pp. $26 Reviewed by Kenneth Woodward Ostensibly, this is a book about the clergy abuse scandal in the Roman Catholic Church. But like everything Breslin writes, it is really about himself. Or rather, it is about him writing a book about clergy abuse. He wants [...]

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