Monthly Archives: August 2004

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MIAMI CHURCH RUNS AFOUL OF IRS RULES

By | August 30th, 2004|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

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 Malernee of the Sun-Sentinel reported that Curry [...]

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CHRISTIAN-BASHING ON CAMPUS

By | August 27th, 2004|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

 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 school’s collective [...]

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TREAT CATHOLICS AS MUSLIMS

By | August 26th, 2004|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

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 [...]

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CHRISTIAN LEADERS WHO LOBBY BUSH EXPOSED

By | August 18th, 2004|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

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 leaders.’  In their [...]

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KERRY CATHOLICS SAY BUSH IS THE “ANTI-CHRIST”

By | August 11th, 2004|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

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 [...]

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“OPIE AND ANTHONY” SET TO RETURN

By | August 5th, 2004|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

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 [...]

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DNC’S RELIGION ADVISOR QUITS

By | August 5th, 2004|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

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 was made ‘after the New [...]

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DNC’S RELIGION ADVISOR UNMASKED

By | August 4th, 2004|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

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 of the Clergy Leadership [...]

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

By | August 3rd, 2004|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

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 president William Donohue reveals more about her: [...]

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

By | August 2nd, 2004|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

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 that the appointment of Rev. Peterson [...]

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