EUCHARIST MOCKED IN IVY LEAGUE PLAY

Catalyst September Issue 2008

For the fourth time during the summer, the Eucharist was trashed; this time it involved a play presented at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. “You’re Eating God” is a one-woman play by Rachel Caris that ran from July 23 to August 2 at Brown. The play, a production of the Brown University/Trinity Playwrights Repertory Theatre, is about... [Read more...]

RANDOM HOUSE KILLS “ANTI-MUSLIM” BOOK; PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED THE DA VINCI CODE

Catalyst September Issue 2008

According to an August 6 article in the Wall Street Journal, Random House reneged an agreement to publish a novel about Aisha, Muhammad’s young wife. The Jewel of Medina, written by Sherry Jones, allegedly contained some racy material, enough to provoke one of the writers who vetted the book, Denise Spellberg, to warn the publisher that it could... [Read more...]

A CATHOLIC BISHOP SHOWS THE WAY

Catalyst September Issue 2008, Book Review

By: Kenneth D. Whitehead Chaput, Charles J., O.F.M. Cap., Render Unto Caesar: Catholic Witness and American Public Life, New York: Doubleday, 2008. Denver Archbishop Charles J. Chaput is one of the American Catholic bishops today who most nearly approximates the ideal of what the Second Vatican Council said that a Catholic bishop ought to be, namely,... [Read more...]

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