May Issue 2013

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BID TO CENSOR PRIEST FAILS; GWU FALTERS, REBOUNDS

By |2013-05-09T16:09:28+00:00May 9th, 2013|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

On April 4, news reports said that a Catholic priest, Father Greg Shaffer, was under fire by two homosexual students at George Washington University (GWU). His crime? He holds to Church teachings on homosexuality and abortion. On the same day the story broke, Bill Donohue contacted every senior administrative official on the campus warning them of [...]

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CALIFORNIA TAX GAME

By |2013-05-09T16:08:51+00:00May 9th, 2013|Categories: Catalyst, Front Page|Tags: |

When we learned that California lawmakers were considering whether to strip the Boy Scouts of America of their tax-exempt status in the state, Bill Donohue decided that he wanted to play this tax game as well. Here is an excerpt from his letter to Sacramento legislators: I understand that California lawmakers are weighing a decision to [...]

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DIVERSITY OR INCLUSION?

By |2017-03-20T17:51:19+00:00May 9th, 2013|Categories: Catalyst, From The President's Desk|Tags: |

William A. Donohue On virtually every college campus there is an office of diversity, or an office of diversity and inclusion. No candidate for an administrative post at any college can be expected to win the job unless he embraces diversity and inclusion. However, the diversity industry is not limited to higher education: diversity and inclusion [...]

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BILL MAHER’S UGLY HISTORY

By |2013-05-09T16:06:16+00:00May 9th, 2013|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

On the March 22nd episode of HBO’s “Real Time,” Bill Maher launched one of his most obscene assaults yet on the Catholic Church. This time he attacked Pope Francis. After labeling him a “virgin bachelor,” Maher opined, “What other business could you be in where your com- pany gets caught running a child sex ring since [...]

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THE RECORD SHOWS IT

By |2013-05-09T16:05:43+00:00May 9th, 2013|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Listed below are excerpts from the report sent to Time Warner,“Bill Maher’s History of Anti-Catholicism, 1998-2013.” • October 8, 1998, “Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher” [ABC], on the Catholic Church: “But Catholics nowadays are like, you know, ‘The pope says we shouldn’t do this and this, but we really wanna pick and choose the parts of [...]

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“MORNING-AFTER” PILL FOR PRE-TEENS

By |2013-05-09T16:04:31+00:00May 9th, 2013|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

On April 5th, U.S. District Judge Edward Korman ordered the Food and Drug Administration to make the “morning-after” emergency contraception pill available without a prescription to girls of any age. In a public statement, Bill Donohue noted that a twelve-year-old girl in a New York City school cannot be given an aspirin by her teacher, even if [...]

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DR. CARSON WAS FRAMED

By |2017-03-20T17:51:19+00:00May 9th, 2013|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Dr. Ben Carson has been forced to apologize for defending marriage as it’s been understood since time immemorial. He’s also been forced out as this year’s commencement speaker at Johns Hopkins, because he called marriage “a well-established, fundamental pillar of society and no group, be they gays, be they NAMBLA, be they people who believe in [...]

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PRIEST ENVY ENGULFS MEDIA

By |2013-05-09T15:59:34+00:00May 9th, 2013|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

On four Easter weekend talk shows, Catholic leaders were asked to discuss current events. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick was interviewed on March 29 on the Bloomberg show, “Political Capital with Al Hunt”; Cardinal Timothy Dolan was interviewed on Sunday by Bob Schieffer on the CBS show, “Face the Nation,” as well as by George Stephanopoulos on the [...]

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FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIV. APOLOGIZES

By |2017-03-20T17:51:19+00:00May 9th, 2013|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Recently, the administration at Florida Atlantic University issued an apology for an offensive incident involving one of its faculty members. The professor involved, Dr. Deandre Poole in the School of Communications and Media Studies, was placed on administrative leave for the rest of the semester, after a protest ensued regarding an activity that took place in [...]

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EDUCATING O’REILLY

By |2013-05-09T15:57:05+00:00May 9th, 2013|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Recently on his TV show, Bill O’Reilly once again bemoaned what he says is the absence of a Christian response to anti-Christian bigotry. In his exchange with Rev. Robert Jeffress, a Baptist minister, he said, “There isn’t really a leader in the American Catholic Church...There is no Christian society like the Jewish Defamation League.” This is [...]

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