April Issue 2017

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DID IRISH NUNS STARVE KIDS TO DEATH?

By |2017-04-12T20:23:21+00:00April 12th, 2017|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

The insanity over the "mass grave" story in Tuam has now reached a fever pitch. The Irish Prime Minister, Enda Kenny, recently said that the Bon Secours Sisters took the babies of unwed mothers and "sold them, trafficked them [and] starved them." That is a serious charge, and serious accusations demand serious evidence. He provided none. [...]

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KENTUCKY PROTECTS RELIGION IN SCHOOL

By |2017-04-12T20:23:21+00:00April 12th, 2017|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

In February, the Catholic League contacted every member of the Kentucky legislature in support of SB 17, a bill to ensure the religious rights of teachers and students. We are pleased to report that the bill, sponsored by Sen. Albert Robinson, passed the State Senate and House overwhelmingly, and has now been signed into law by [...]

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WHAT’S WRONG WITH SLAVERY AND RAPE?

By |2017-04-12T20:23:21+00:00April 12th, 2017|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

The following article written by Bill Donohue was recently published by CNSNews.com. Recently, a professor from Georgetown University publicly rose to the defense of slavery and rape, and not a single major media outlet—with the exception of a blogger on the Washington Post website and a brief posting on foxnews.com—said a word about it. The absence [...]

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TRUMP GOES MUTE ON MORAL ISSUES

By |2017-04-12T20:23:21+00:00April 12th, 2017|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

President Trump raised everyone's expectations by recently delivering a powerful speech to the Congress outlining his agenda for defense, jobs, infrastructure, healthcare, education, immigration, and other policy matters. But he said not a word about moral issues. The following words were never mentioned: abortion, assisted suicide, religion, religious liberty, and religious exemptions. The closest Trump came [...]

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TRUMP CHAMPIONS EDUCATIONAL EQUALITY

By |2017-04-12T20:23:22+00:00April 12th, 2017|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Unlike President Obama, who opposed giving poor blacks the same right that he and Michelle exercised by enrolling their children in a private school, President Trump believes in educational equality. His trip to St. Andrew Catholic School in Pine Hills, Florida, was an important statement. Students from St. Andrew Catholic benefit from the Florida Tax Credit [...]

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ACLU’S WAR ON CATHOLIC HEALTH CARE CONTINUES

By |2017-04-12T20:23:22+00:00April 12th, 2017|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

The ACLU continues its war on Catholic health care, this time in Peoria, Illinois. The ACLU objects to the fact that federally funded Heartland Health Services leases two of its four clinics from OSF Saint Francis Medical Center. The lease agreement requires staff at those two clinics to comply with the Ethical and Religious Directives for [...]

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HARVEY WEINSTEIN SEEKING A FIGHT?

By |2017-04-12T20:23:22+00:00April 12th, 2017|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

There is no one in Hollywood who delights in offending Catholics more than Harvey Weinstein: he has made a long list of anti-Catholic films. Now he is at it again, putting the final touches on his latest contribution to Catholic-themed films, Mary Magdalene. No release date has been set. In December, the online edition of the [...]

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GAY ACTIVISTS EXPLOIT ASH WEDNESDAY

By |2017-04-12T20:23:22+00:00April 6th, 2017|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Gay activists can't even commemorate Ash Wednesday without drawing attention to themselves. That is why many accessed ashes mixed with purple glitter; approximately 150 participating clergy in several cities across the country took part in "Glitter+Ash Wednesday." A New York City homosexual outfit, Parity, promoted this stunt nationwide. Liz Edman, a lesbian Episcopalian priest in New [...]

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ABC’S “WHEN WE RISE” MOCKED CATHOLICS

By |2017-04-12T20:23:22+00:00April 6th, 2017|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Catholics in America make up about 25 percent of the population. Yet when it comes to negative stereotypes of religion, Hollywood targets us almost 100 percent of the time. Nowhere is this more true than with gay-themed entertainment. The hostility shown toward all things Catholic made us wary when we heard about ABC's February miniseries on [...]

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