PRO-ABORTS TAKE AIM AT ARCHBISHOP EGAN

October 31, 2000

Planned Parenthood of New York and Catholics for a Free Choice blasted Archbishop Edward M. Egan of New York yesterday for his Sunday homily urging Catholics to vote for those “who share our commitment to fundamental rights for the unborn.”  The Archbishop’s appeal was also made in the form of a letter he sent to all parishes in the New York... [Read more...]

ABC’S “POLITICALLY INCORRECT” CONTINUES ITS ATTACK ON ROMAN CATHOLICISM

October 30, 2000

Last Friday night’s episode of ABC’s “Politically Incorrect” triggered a record number of complaints to the Catholic League.  The discussion was Halloween and how it relates to paganism.  The show’s host, Bill Maher, commented how “Christianity is grafted on paganism”; media critic Holly McClure agreed.  Actor Guy Torry then remarked,... [Read more...]

QUOTABLE

October 26, 2000

“Hannity and Colmes,” Fox News, 8/24/00 Pro-abortion advocate Virginia Saporta says ads that are opposed to partial birth abortion are “inflammatory.”  William Donohue responds, “Let me tell you what!  Inflammatory?  You cannot discuss killing a baby who’s 80 percent born without it being inflammatory!  It is the procedure that is inflammatory,... [Read more...]

ABCNEWS.com REWRITES NEWS STORY AFTER PROTEST

October 26, 2000

Most of the reporting of Rome’s World Youth Day was fair and balanced.  But there was one story that we objected to that rendered an unusual result: most of the offensive parts of the story were dropped from future web postings. The story in question appeared August 17 on the ABC News website, ABCNEWS.com.  Reporter Sue Masterman ridiculed Catholicism... [Read more...]

KUDOS TO ARIZONA REPUBLIC

October 26, 2000

Catholic League members know that we always protest those insipid anti-Catholic ads that are placed in major newspapers by a breakaway splinter group of the Seventh Day Adventists.  Fortunately, most publishers act responsibly and pledge not to run them again.  But few are as professional as the people associated with the Arizona Republic. When the... [Read more...]

MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET

October 26, 2000

William A. Donohue The Catholic League has moved to 450 Seventh Avenue, right across the street from Macy’s and up the block from Madison Square Garden and Penn Station.  We occupy the entire 34th floor on the corner of 34th Street and Seventh Avenue.  Why the move? We’ve moved because we’ve run out of room at the Catholic Center of the Archdiocese... [Read more...]

POPE PIUS IX

October 26, 2000

By Robert P. Lockwood Pope Pius IX served as pope from 1846 to 1878, the longest and one of the most difficult pontificates in history. The modern caricature of his papacy surrounds his resistance to modern thinking as seen in the Syllabus of Errors that appeared to set the Church squarely against democratic ideals; and the “kidnapping” of Edgardo... [Read more...]

LIEBERMAN’S DECLARATIONS OF FAITH OFFER GRIST FOR POLITICAL MILL

October 26, 2000

Al Gore’s selection of Senator Joseph Lieberman was received well by most Americans.  But when the Connecticut senator started invoking the name of God in his speeches, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) and American Atheists got nervous. The ADL said the remarks given by Senator Lieberman at a Protestant church on August 27 were inappropriate: “Language... [Read more...]

CATHOLIC LEAGUE TO HILLARY: RETURN DONATION FROM HATE MONGER

October 26, 2000

On September 13, William Donohue told the media why he was asking Hillary Clinton to return a donation given to her campaign by a hate monger: “I was disturbed to read an article in today’s New York Post by Robert Hardt Jr. and Gregg Birnbaum that cited a donation of $8,200 by Dale Djerassi to the ‘New York Senate 2000’ committee of Hillary... [Read more...]

BUCHANAN STANDS ALONE AT BOB JONES

October 26, 2000

Once Patrick Buchanan secured the presidential nomination of the Reform Party, he received $12.6 million in federal campaign funds.  He wasted no time announcing that the first stop on his new campaign would be an appearance at Bob Jones University.  “I thought it would send the right message that first, I stand by my friends,” Buchanan said. The... [Read more...]

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