September Issue 2018

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SCAPEGOATING CARDINAL WUERL

By |2018-09-25T19:50:49+00:00September 25th, 2018|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

Bill Donohue It is one thing for the laity to be angry about recent revelations regarding former cardinal Theodore McCarrick, and the Pennsylvania grand jury report on molesting priests (which is riddled with lies, see pp.8-10), it is quite another to allow emotion, not reason, to guide one's perspective on these twin scandals. Yet that is [...]

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CHEAPENING ANTI-SEMITISM

By |2018-09-25T19:50:49+00:00September 25th, 2018|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

What is worse than anti-Semitism are bogus charges of it. That is what Philly.com did on August 8. This media outlet is an important source of news in the Philadelphia area, so what it prints must be taken seriously. It has twice embarrassed itself recently: first, by publishing an article by John Baer that makes not-so-veiled [...]

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DELIRIOUS REACTIONS TO CHURCH ABUSE

By |2018-09-25T19:50:49+00:00September 25th, 2018|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

While some Catholics are spinning out of control over cases of sexual abuse committed by the dead and the laicized, MTV presented the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award to Jennifer Lopez on August 21. No one from the media, and certainly no finger-pointing Catholic, questioned why there is an award named after an accused child abuser. [...]

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