January/February Issue 2018

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VILE OPERA SPARKS REVOLT; PRESS CONFERENCE HELD

By |2018-03-20T19:11:07+00:00January 30th, 2018|Categories: Catalyst, Front Page|Tags: |

"Jerry Springer: The Opera" is the most obscene anti-Christian play ever performed; it is particularly targeted at Catholicism. It is coming to off-Broadway on January 23rd. That is also the day that Bill Donohue and others will hold a press conference at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. For a description of this vile musical, [...]

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TRUMP SCORES

By |2018-01-30T20:26:56+00:00January 30th, 2018|Categories: Catalyst, Front Page|Tags: |

A comparison between President Donald Trump's first year in office on the issue of religious liberty, and that of his predecessor, President Barack Obama, showed a considerable difference: religious rights spiked under Trump. On February 1, 2017, Trump chose Judge Neil Gorsuch to take Antonin Scalia's place on the U.S. Supreme Court. Gorsuch is a strong [...]

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BOSTON GLOBE REFUSES TO NAME ABUSERS

By |2018-01-30T20:26:56+00:00January 30th, 2018|Categories: Catalyst, From The President's Desk|Tags: |

William A. Donohue The Boston Globe has been the most merciless attack dog in the media condemning the Catholic Church for the sexual abuse scandal. But when it comes to dealing with its own scandals, it plays a different game. In the 1970s, a senior editor at the Boston Globe was known to sexually harass young [...]

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“JERRY SPRINGER: THE OPERA”

By |2018-01-30T20:26:56+00:00January 30th, 2018|Categories: Catalyst, Essay|Tags: |

Bill Donohue "Jerry Springer: The Opera" debuted in 2002 at the Edinburgh Festival, and then moved to London's west end in 2003. After two years, it began a U.K. tour, which lasted another year. Then it was scheduled to run in New York in 2005. When I learned that the opera was coming to New York, [...]

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MEN ACCUSED OF SEXUAL MISCONDUCT WHO HAVE A RECORD OF ANTI-CATHOLIC OFFENSES

By |2018-01-30T20:26:57+00:00January 30th, 2018|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

This is an excerpt from a longer document found online under "Special Reports" ENTERTAINMENT:   Ben Affleck—After speaking out against Weinstein, the Oscar winner became the subject of his own sex assault narrative when a Twitter user unearthed a clip of Affleck grabbing the breast of then-MTV VJ Hilarie Burton during a 2003 taping of "Total [...]

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“WAR ON CHRISTMAS” DOESN’T LACK FOR EVIDENCE

By |2018-01-30T20:26:57+00:00January 30th, 2018|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

The "War on Christmas" began in the 1980s with legal challenges to nativity scenes on public property, and then morphed into a multicultural rage in the 1990s. It peaked around 2005-2008, and then subsided. The anti-Christmas forces are still out there, most notably on college campuses. One thing never changes: the anti-Christmas activists continue to make [...]

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IS AUSTRALIAN REPORT INDICTING GAY PRIESTS?

By |2018-01-30T20:26:57+00:00January 30th, 2018|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

An Australian commission report on the sexual abuse of minors says that 7 percent of priests who worked in Australia between 1950 and 2009 had an accusation of child sexual abuse made against him. It recommended, among other things, that the Catholic Church end mandatory celibacy, saying it is tied to sexual abuse. The 7 percent [...]

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POPE SLAMS THREE TYPES OF PERSECUTION

By |2018-01-30T20:26:57+00:00January 30th, 2018|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Pope Francis has been consistent in his condemnation of what he calls "ideological colonization," or the attempt by developed nations to impose a radical cultural agenda on the poor, including those who live in less developed nations. Such efforts ignore basic human differences, rooted in nature. This agenda inexorably leads to oppression, he said, manifesting itself [...]

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SNAP CONTINUES TO LIE

By |2018-01-30T20:26:57+00:00January 30th, 2018|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

If there is one thing that the leaders of SNAP have had in common over the years, it is their propensity to lie. Barbara Dorris, its leader by default, added to the litany of lies when she told a dissident, and sympathetic, Catholic source that SNAP did not make false allegations against Fr. Joseph Jiang, a [...]

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NYC HEARING ON MONUMENTS WAS DISTURBING

By |2018-01-30T20:26:58+00:00January 30th, 2018|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Bill Donohue On November 27, the New York City Mayoral Commission on Art, Monuments, and Markers completed its hearings to assess the propriety of controversial monuments on public grounds. They were held in all five boroughs. I testified on Thanksgiving eve, in Manhattan. What I witnessed was disturbing. The hearing was scheduled from 10:00 a.m. to [...]

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