Monthly Archives: June 2005

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EVANGELICALS AND USAFA GET BUM RAP

By | June 29th, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president William Donohue explained today why he believes evangelicals and the Air Force Academy have gotten a bum rap: “At yesterday’s hearing before a House Armed Services subcommittee, former U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) chaplain MeLinda Morton, a Lutheran minister, accused the school of having a ‘pervasive and systemic climate of religious intolerance.’  She [...]

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AIR FORCE ACADEMY HEARING WELCOME

By | June 24th, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

On June 28, the House Armed Services Military Personnel Subcommittee will hold a hearing on the religious climate at the U.S. Air Force Academy.  Catholic League president William Donohue sent the members of the House subcommittee a letter today outlining his concerns. Donohue outlined three issues: a) the most-often cited examples of bigotry against non-Christians have nothing [...]

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AIR FORCE ACADEMY INSENSITIVE TO CHRISTIANS

By | June 23rd, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president William Donohue commented today on the release of a report on the religious climate at the Air Force Academy: “The report concludes that there is no ‘overt religious discrimination’ taking place at the Academy, but there are examples of ‘insensitivity.’  What is not being reported is the insensitive climate that has been created [...]

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FARRAKHAN CRONY SHOWN THE GATE

By | June 15th, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Yesterday, Catholic League president William Donohue e-mailed and faxed a letter to the seven-member New Orleans City Council requesting that they stop a Nation of Islam official from conducting sensitivity training for the New Orleans Police Department. Police Chief Edwin P. Compass was prepared to pay $15,000 to Nation of Islam security chief Captain Dennis Muhammad, [...]

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FARRAKHAN CRONY TO ADVISE COPS?

By | June 14th, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president William Donohue wrote a letter today to the seven members of the New Orleans City Council requesting that they intervene to stop New Orleans Police Superintendent Edwin P. Compass from allowing the security chief of the Nation of Islam, Captain Dennis Muhammad, from conducting sensitivity training for the police.  Here is the text [...]

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NON-CATHOLICS OPINE ON POPE; TOLD TO “BUTT OUT”

By | June 13th, 2005|Categories: Catalyst, Front Page|Tags: |

The selection of Pope Benedict XVI was hailed by American Catholics as a great choice. One poll showed that more than 80 percent supported the selection of Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger, and most of those did so with enthusiasm (no doubt the figure would be much higher if only practicing Catholics were sampled). However, the selection has [...]

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HACK ATTACK

By | June 13th, 2005|Categories: Catalyst, Front Page|Tags: |

On Sunday, May 8, the Catholic League was bombarded with phone calls informing us that someone was able to "hack" into our website, replacing our homepage with a vile statement. Apparently, it was the work of Islamic extremists. The heart of what was said was as follows: "F--- BUSH - F--- SHARON — FREE PALESTINE — [...]

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THEY MADE THE RIGHT CHOICE

By | June 13th, 2005|Categories: Catalyst, From The President's Desk|Tags: |

William A. Donohue The day before he was elected pope, Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger gave a homily before the College of Cardinals warning of a "dictatorship of relativism" that was sweeping much of the world. Obviously, they liked what they heard, otherwise he would still be a cardinal. It is also obvious that there are many in [...]

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JEWS AGAINST ANTI-CHRISTIAN DEFAMATION

By | June 13th, 2005|Categories: Catalyst, Essay|Tags: |

On April 20, 2005, a new organization was established, Jews Against Anti-Christian Defamation (JAACD). The president, Don Feder, held a press conference at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., and was joined by several members of the group's advisory board. Feder was a Boston Herald writer and syndicated columnist for 19 years. He is the [...]

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YES—ONCE AND FOR ALL— AMERICA IS A CHRISTIAN NATION

By | June 13th, 2005|Categories: Catalyst, Essay|Tags: |

by Don Feder Rabbi Shmuley Boteach wrote an article in the Jerusalem Post (February 10, 2005) charging that some well-known Jewish conservatives are doing incalculable harm to their people by affirming that America is a Christian nation. In a rather kvetchy column about Jews who defend the public celebration of Christmas and Mel Gibson's "The Passion of Christ," [...]

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