MIAMI CHURCH RUNS AFOUL OF IRS RULES

August 30, 2004

Catholic League president William Donohue commented today on what happened yesterday in one Miami church: “Yesterday, Bishop Victor T. Curry of Miami’s New Birth Baptist Church welcomed Rev. Al Sharpton, who ran against Senator John Kerry for the Democratic nomination, and Terry McAuliffe, the chairman of the Democratic National Committee.  Jamie... [Read more...]

CHRISTIAN-BASHING ON CAMPUS

August 27, 2004

 The faculty at Black Hawk College in Illinois have rallied around sociology professor Bruce LeBlanc after an advisory committee said he violated the school’s harassment policy.  Though LeBlanc was not penalized in any way, the fact that the committee recommended he apologize to the offended student led him to challenge this decision through the... [Read more...]

TREAT CATHOLICS AS MUSLIMS

August 26, 2004

A Defense Department report on the anti-Muslim remarks of Lt. Gen. William Boykin has been criticized by the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times for its leniency.  Boykin has said that the U.S. is “a Christian nation” at war with “Satan.”  He has also said that “my God [is] a real God,” as opposed to the “idol” that Muslims... [Read more...]

CHRISTIAN LEADERS WHO LOBBY BUSH EXPOSED

August 18, 2004

A letter has been sent to President George W. Bush by ten Protestant teachers of ethics asking him to “respect the integrity of all houses of worship.”  Commenting on the letter is Catholic League president William Donohue: “The ten signatories advertise themselves as ‘a group of prominent Evangelicals and moderate to conservative religious... [Read more...]

KERRY CATHOLICS SAY BUSH IS THE “ANTI-CHRIST”

August 11, 2004

Catholic League president William Donohue commented today on the remarks made about President George W. Bush that are featured on the website of Catholics for Kerry 04: “The home page of Catholics for Kerry 04 prominently lists comments by Wayne Madsden, who says, ‘George W. Bush’s blood lust, his repeated commitment to Christian beliefs and his... [Read more...]

“OPIE AND ANTHONY” SET TO RETURN

August 5, 2004

Radio shock jocks Greg “Opie” Hughes and Anthony Cumia, who were fired after the Catholic League blasted them for offering a descriptive account of a staged live sex act in St. Patrick’s Cathedral two years ago, will return to the air October 4 on XM Satellite Radio, the nation’s largest satellite radio station. The stunt, which was aired... [Read more...]

DNC’S RELIGION ADVISOR QUITS

August 5, 2004

Catholic League president William Donohue commented today on the resignation of Rev. Brenda Bartella Peterson as the Senior Religion Advisor to the Democratic National Committee (DNC): “Rev. Peterson told Religion News Service that ‘it was no longer possible for me to do my job effectively.’  The Washington Post added today that her decision... [Read more...]

DNC’S RELIGION ADVISOR UNMASKED

August 4, 2004

Catholic League president William Donohue commented today on the Democratic National Committee’s (DNC) new Senior Advisor for Religious Outreach, Rev. Brenda Bartella Peterson: “We know that Rev. Peterson wants ‘under God’ thrown out of the Pledge, and that she believes ‘Love Thy Neighbor’ means paying taxes.  Now we will show the positions... [Read more...]

DNC’S RELIGION ADVISOR SAYS: “LOVE THY NEIGHBOR” MEANS PAYING TAXES

August 3, 2004

Yesterday, the Catholic League issued a news release exposing the Democratic National Committee’s (DNC) newly appointed Senior Advisor for Religious Outreach, Rev. Brenda Bartella Peterson, as one of thirty-two clergy members to file an amicus brief seeking to excise the words “under God” from the Pledge of Allegiance.  Today, Catholic League... [Read more...]

DNC’S NEW RELIGION ADVISOR WANTS “UNDER GOD” OUT OF THE PLEDGE

August 2, 2004

On July 23, Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chairman Terry McAuliffe announced the appointment of Rev. Brenda Bartella Peterson as the Senior Advisor for Religious Outreach; she is an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).  Commenting on her selection is Catholic League president William Donohue: “Terry McAuliffe says... [Read more...]