VOMIT BAG PROTEST MOUNTS AT BROOKLYN MUSEUM

September 30, 1999

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... [Read more...]

JESSE “THE BIGOT” VENTURA

September 30, 1999

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... [Read more...]

CATHOLICS TO RALLY AT BROOKLYN MUSEUM OF ART

September 29, 1999

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 that... [Read more...]

ANOTHER CATHOLIC-BASHING MOVIE HITS NEW YORK

September 28, 1999

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,... [Read more...]

AIR FORCE AND NAVY TAKE AIM AT CATHOLICS

September 26, 1999

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 officer who objects,... [Read more...]

“DOGMA” PROTEST SWELLS

September 26, 1999

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... [Read more...]

OPEN MINDS” CAN BE A VACUUM PIT

September 26, 1999

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 faith—they are... [Read more...]

DISHONESTY MARKS ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY

September 26, 1999

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... [Read more...]

“DOGMA” BOOKLET NOW AVAILABLE

September 26, 1999

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 bigotry,... [Read more...]

PUSHING THE ENVELOPE

September 26, 1999

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 in the entertainment... [Read more...]

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