July/August Issue 2016

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POPE’S REMARKS ABOUT GAYS DISTORTED

By |2017-03-20T17:46:49+00:00August 1st, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Recently, Pope Francis made some remarks about gays while he was aboard the papal plane from Armenia to Rome. The following media outlets reported, either in the headline or in the story, that the pope recently said the Catholic Church owes gays an apology: New York Times, AP, Washington Post, ABC News, CNN, USA Today, New [...]

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REACTION TO TERRORISTS VARIES BY RELIGION

By |2017-03-20T17:46:49+00:00August 1st, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

It took three stories in the New York Times on Muslim killer Omar Mateen before he was identified as a Muslim. When Robert Dear killed three persons in a Planned Parenthood clinic last year, the first word in the New York Times headline was "Religion"; the reader quickly learned that Dear was Christian. Thomas Sowell correctly [...]

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POOL HOURS FOR (JEWISH) WOMEN ARE FAIR

By |2019-09-20T15:12:56+00:00August 1st, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Since the 1990s, a public swimming pool in an Hasidic community in Brooklyn has set aside a number of hours per week to allow women-only sessions. Recently, after one person complained, New York's Commission on Human Rights told the Parks Department that the policy was illegal. The policy was quickly reinstated after Assemblyman Dov Hikind protested; [...]

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“FEELINGS” GOVERN TRANSGENDER POLICIES

By |2019-09-20T15:13:25+00:00August 1st, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

The following article by Bill Donohue was recently published by Newsmax. Looks like old Descartes got it wrong. "Cogito ergo sum," or, "I think therefore I am," has been superseded by "Sentio ergo sum," or, "I feel therefore I am." Welcome to the post-Oprah world of feelings. "Follow your feelings. If it feels right, move forward. [...]

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“JESUS’ WIFE” HOAX VERIFIED

By |2019-09-20T15:14:27+00:00August 1st, 2016|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

The following article written by Bill Donohue was recently published by CNSNews.com. In 2012, Harvard professor Karen L. King told the world that we need to rethink Jesus' alleged celibacy. In all likelihood, she concluded, Jesus had a wife. Her evidence? She was in possession of a fragment of papyrus that was inscribed with the words, [...]

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