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CATHOLIC LEAGUE TO NASSAU LEGISLATORS: GRANT NO EXEMPTIONS TO PLANNED PARENTHOOD

By | October 31st, 2002|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Excerpts of a letter written today to Nassau County legislators by Catholic League president William Donohue appear below: I understand the Nassau County legislature is considering legislation that would require clergy to report cases of sexual abuse involving minors. Such legislation makes sense but it is incomplete: it needs to be broadened so that non-clergy adults [...]

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SANTA FE CHURCHES DID NOT VIOLATE IRS RULES

By | October 30th, 2002|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Americans United for Separation of Church and State has asked the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to investigate the Catholic Archdiocese of Santa Fe for violating IRS rules governing electioneering by churches. Americans United charges that Archbishop Michael Sheehan violated the tax-exempt status of the Church when he directed Catholic parishes to send a flier detailing how [...]

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DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE DUMPS PORN SITE BUT KEEPS ANTI-CATHOLIC ONE

By | October 29th, 2002|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Yesterday, the Catholic League issued a news release on the existence of a hard-core teen porn site listed on the links section of the Democratic National Committee (DNC); the entry that connected the porn site was the Willie Velasquez Institute.  The DNC now says that it was unaware of the fact that this site began moving [...]

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CBS DRAMAS EXPLOIT THE CATHOLIC CHURCH

By | October 29th, 2002|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

The October 26 edition of the CBS show, “The District,” was an hour-long drama based on the current scandal in the Catholic Church.  Viewers were introduced to molesting priests, diocesan cover-ups and the like.  It comes on the heels of another CBS show that dealt with the same subject, the October 21 edition of “CSI: Miami.” [...]

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DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE SPONSORS HARD-CORE TEEN PORN

By | October 28th, 2002|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

The Catholic League has recently been monitoring the website of the Democratic National Committee (DNC).  At issue is the DNC’s determination to provide a link with an anti-Catholic organization on its website, Catholics for a Free Choice.  In the course of doing so, we have uncovered startling news: the DNC is openly sponsoring hard-core teen pornography. [...]

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DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE RENEWS LINK WITH CATHOLICS FOR A FREE CHOICE

By | October 28th, 2002|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

After deleting Catholics for a Free Choice (CFFC) from the “links” section of its website, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) has reestablished its relationship by adding CFFC to its “Religious Affiliated” section.  Catholic League president William Donohue addressed this latest move by the DNC today: “Someone at the DNC isn’t too bright.  Now they’ve really created [...]

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DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE DUMPS CATHOLICS FOR A FREE CHOICE

By | October 28th, 2002|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) no longer lists Catholics for a Free Choice (CFFC) on its website.  The “links” section of the DNC website was rearranged over the weekend.  There is no more “Catholic” entry, but there is a new category, “Religious Affiliated”; it lists some legitimate Catholic and Jewish organizations and publications, and CFFC is [...]

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NEWSDAY’S SHERYL McCARTHY: CLASSIC BIGOT

By | October 24th, 2002|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Sheryl McCarthy, columnist for the Long Island daily, Newsday, has an article in today’s newspaper that provides a classic example of anti-Catholic bigotry.  Catholic League president William Donohue offered the following remarks today: “The Catholic League is mailing a copy of Sheryl McCarthy’s article in today’s Newsday to every bishop in the nation and to all 235 Catholic colleges [...]

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MAJOR VICTORY SCORED: “OPIE AND ANTHONY” AXED

By | October 23rd, 2002|Categories: Catalyst, Front Page|Tags: |

Media pundits are calling the protest “historic.” The subject: the Catholic League’s victorious protest of an offensive radio show, “Opie and Anthony.” On August 15, the Feast of the Assumption, a 35 year-old woman and a 37 year-old man had sex in New York’s St. Patrick’s Cathedral. They did so in front of men, women and [...]

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NEBRASKA BIGOT RETURNS

By | October 23rd, 2002|Categories: Catalyst, Front Page|Tags: |

He has long been known in Nebraska for his bigotry. And on August 29, he struck again. State senator Ernie Chambers went on a rampage blasting Catholics in front of wealthy businessmen at a luncheon hosted by the Suburban Rotary Club of Omaha. Chambers, who is black, attacked the Catholic Church before an all-white audience. “The [...]

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