Monthly Archives: September 1999

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VOMIT BAG PROTEST MOUNTS AT BROOKLYN MUSEUM

By | September 30th, 1999|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president William Donohue commented today on Saturday’s rally at the Brooklyn Museum of Art: "On October 2, Catholic League personnel will distribute vomit bags to the first 500 attendees of the ‘Sensation’ exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum of Art; we will commence our protest at 11:00 a.m. The distribution of vomit bags—all of which [...]

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JESSE “THE BIGOT” VENTURA

By | September 30th, 1999|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

In the November issue of Playboy, Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura is quoted as saying the following: "Organized religion is a sham and a crutch for weak-minded people who need strength in numbers. It tells people to go out and stick their noses in other people’s business." William Donohue, president of the Catholic League, opined this way: "The [...]

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CATHOLICS TO RALLY AT BROOKLYN MUSEUM OF ART

By | September 29th, 1999|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

On Saturday, October 2, the Catholic League will lead a rally protesting the "Sensation" exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum of Art. The rally will take place outside the museum and will begin at 11:00 a.m., when the museum opens. Catholic League president William Donohue expressed his views on the rally today: "No one has ever said [...]

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ANOTHER CATHOLIC-BASHING MOVIE HITS NEW YORK

By | September 28th, 1999|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

According to New York Post film critic, Thelma Adams, the movie "Julien Donkey-Boy" features "masturbating nuns," a man who wears "a large image of Christ around his neck while he rubs himself during an erotic phone chat with his sister" and other "blasphemous" elements. Also included are "incest, insanity, murder, sexual abuse and circus side-show freaks." The movie [...]

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AIR FORCE AND NAVY TAKE AIM AT CATHOLICS

By | September 26th, 1999|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

The Catholic League is now engaged in a struggle with the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Navy over the constitutional rights of Catholics. Both branches of the armed forces, the league charges, are guilty of promoting a politically-correct agenda at the expense of Catholic rights. Lt. Ryan Berry is a 26 year-old Catholic Air Force [...]

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“DOGMA” PROTEST SWELLS

By | September 26th, 1999|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

The protest over the movie "Dogma" gained force over the summer as the Catholic League commenced its petition drive and issued a booklet on the movie; more steps are planned for the fall. At press time, league had received approximately 100,000 signatures supporting our petition drive to get Disney to dump Miramax; thousands more are coming [...]

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OPEN MINDS” CAN BE A VACUUM PIT

By | September 26th, 1999|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

William A. Donohue When recently asked by a reporter why there is such tolerance for anti-Catholicism, I offered that nothing is worse in our society today than the thought of being branded close-minded, and this is especially true of the educated classes. That is why so many Catholics can’t summon the moral courage to defend their [...]

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DISHONESTY MARKS ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY

By | September 26th, 1999|Categories: Catalyst, Essay|Tags: |

by William Donohue Over the summer, Hollywood treated us to some pretty slimy stuff, much of it aimed at kids. Austin Powers was back, this time drinking diarrhea daiquiris in "The Spy Who Shagged Me" (in England, the term "shagged" is an obscene word for sex). Newspaper advertisements for "Big Daddy" showed a father and son [...]

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“DOGMA” BOOKLET NOW AVAILABLE

By | September 26th, 1999|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

In August, the Catholic League released a booklet on "Dogma" that provides hard evidence of the anti-Catholic nature of the movie. It contains actual statements made by those associated with the movie, as well as remarks made by film critics, all of which unwittingly make our case: while these persons are obviously not offended by the [...]

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PUSHING THE ENVELOPE

By | September 26th, 1999|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

The fall lineup of TV shows promises to be the most vulgar in network history. This is no accident: as the following comments testify, many in this industry want to destroy all standards. The August 4 edition of "Entertainment Tonight" featured comments by William Donohue that stood in stark contrast to the remarks made by those [...]

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