“MINDY” GETS DIRTY

By |2017-03-20T17:49:38-04:00November 19th, 2014|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

A couple of weeks ago, a recent episode of "The Mindy Project," a Fox show, opened with an implied sex scene involving Dr. Mindy Lahiri (played by Mindy Kaling) and Danny Castellano (played by Chris Messina); it was titled, "I Slipped!" The room was dark and there was moaning. Here is how the script unfurled: Mindy: [...]

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FAWNING OVER MUSLIMS

By |2019-09-23T14:16:20-04:00November 19th, 2014|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

The following article by Bill Donohue was published by Newsmax on October 3: On September 29, Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah, who is a Muslim, incurred a penalty in his game against the New England Patriots for sliding in the end zone after he scored a touchdown; he then bowed in prayer. He is man [...]

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BEN AFFLECK DISCOVERS BIGOTRY

By |2017-03-20T17:49:38-04:00November 19th, 2014|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Recently, Bill Maher had to educate Ben Affleck about the lethal differences between Islam and Christianity on his HBO show. A debate ensued between atheist author Sam Harris and Affleck over the number of Muslims who embrace jihad, prompting Affleck to opine, "You are saying that Islamophobia is not a real thing. It's just an ugly [...]

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CATHOLIC SCHOOL ATHLETICS AND SEXUALITY

By |2014-11-19T16:25:51-05:00November 19th, 2014|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

The divide between Catholic sexual ethics and secular sexual ethics has been played out in Pennsylvania and Minnesota in a dramatic way. The New York Times recently reported that the Diocese of Harrisburg has adopted a policy barring boys on high school wrestling teams from competing with girls from other schools; girls in Catholic schools have [...]

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TREATING FR. GROESCHEL FAIRLY

By |2014-11-19T16:22:34-05:00November 19th, 2014|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Fr. Benedict Groeschel was one of the most courageous and honorable priests Bill Donohue has ever met. His passing is a great loss. His death did not occasion the plaudits he deserved. No doubt it has much to do with his much misunderstood statements from 2012 where he commented on males aged 14, 16 or 18 [...]

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CONNECTICUT LAW UNFAIRLY BURDENS CHURCH

By |2014-11-19T16:19:33-05:00November 19th, 2014|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Bill Donohue recently defended the Archdiocese of Hartford: •    Jacob Doe claimed he was molested in the early 1980s by a priest, Father Ivan Ferguson, who died in 2002. •     Doe had until 1988 to file a lawsuit, but he never did. •     In 1991, the statute of limitations was amended to 17 years. •     Doe [...]

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RELIGION IS THE KEY TO SOCIAL CAPITAL

By |2017-03-20T17:49:39-04:00November 19th, 2014|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Recently, the Pew Research Center unleashed a study on the issue of which values are the most important to transmit to children. Eighty-one percent of conservatives think it is especially important to teach children about religion, but only 26 percent of liberals feel the same way. Among those who are consistently liberal, 42 percent are religiously [...]

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“DEATH OF KLINGHOFFER” DISTORTS HISTORY

By |2019-09-20T20:10:37-04:00November 19th, 2014|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Recently, the Catholic League joined the protest of "The Death of Klinghoffer," the opera that was inspired by the tragic death of Leon Klinghoffer. The Catholic League brought a contingent to the protest of "The Death of Klinghoffer" on September 22, which was opening night of the Metropolitan Opera's new season; the first performance of this [...]

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