SEATTLE ABC-TV AFFILIATE LIBELS PRIESTS

September 30, 2005

Catholic League president Bill Donohue released the following comments today on what happened on Seattle’s KOMO-TV on September 29: “Ken Schram, a commentator for the ABC affiliate in Seattle (KOMO), sarcastically complained yesterday about a piece of public art that the Seattle Art Museum wants to display.  The work in question is that of a nude... [Read more...]

CATHOLICS, MUSLIMS AND JEWS: DISPARATE TREATMENT ON INTERNAL MATTERS

September 30, 2005

Catholic League president Bill Donohue today contrasted the disparate way our society treats the internal matters of Catholics, Muslims and Jews: “What were once regarded as internal matters for Catholics to resolve are now being treated as public matters.  So it is that everyone, regardless of religious affiliation, is now opining on the wisdom... [Read more...]

WHO’S CATHOLIC? FERRER OR BLOOMBERG?

September 28, 2005

Catholic League president Bill Donohue commented today on New York mayoral hopeful Fernando Ferrer and Mayor Michael Bloomberg: “Freddy (as he affectionately calls himself) Ferrer is all over the New York news for advertising himself on his website as a product of public schools when, in fact, he went to Catholic schools from K-12.  When asked about... [Read more...]

OPEN LETTER TO BARBARA WALTERS

September 28, 2005

The following is Bill Donohue’s letter to ABC personality Barbara Walters: It seems you have a problem with the Catholic Church.  On the September 22 episode of “The View,” you read a selection from the Catholic Catechism on homosexuality that you found disagreeable.  To be precise, you wondered aloud what the Church meant by saying homosexuality... [Read more...]

ABC RADIO, CATHOLICS AND MUSLIMS

September 22, 2005

The following is the text of the letter Catholic League president Bill Donohue sent to ABC Radio President James Robinson yesterday about its Los Angeles affiliate, KABC: I am writing to you about a serious matter that concerns a totally irresponsible and bigoted remark by KABC radio talk-show host Kim Serafin and the refusal of KABC program director... [Read more...]

The Papacy and the Jews: Rabbi Dalin Sets the Record Straight

September 22, 2005

by William Doino, Jr. (Catalyst 9/2005) Every day, the secular media bombards us with the idea that the Catholic Church is a backward, repressive institution, unfair to its own members and prejudiced against those outside its communion. Is it any wonder that so many Jews, and other non-Catholics—not to mention “anti-Catholic Catholics”... [Read more...]

PHILADELPHIA D.A. COMES UP EMPTY

September 21, 2005

Philadelphia District Attorney Lynne Abraham released a grand jury report today on cases of alleged sexual abuse by priests in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.  Commenting on the report is Catholic League president William Donohue: “The incredible amount of time and money that Philadelphia District Attorney Lynne Abraham has wasted in her fanatical... [Read more...]

SCHOOL CHOICE NEEDED IN NEW ORLEANS

September 20, 2005

Catholic League president William Donohue praised the Bush administration today for approving federal aid to private schools in New Orleans.  Furthermore, he is urging congressmen and senators to vote in favor of this measure.  Here is his statement: “Education Secretary Margaret Spellings has advanced a plan to help the parents of school-aged children... [Read more...]

Rabbi David G. Dalin: The Myth of Hitler’s Pope

September 19, 2005

by William Doino, Jr. (Catalyst 9/2005) Every day, the secular media bombards us with the idea that the Catholic Church is a backward, repressive institution, unfair to its own members and prejudiced against those outside its communion. Is it any wonder that so many Jews, and other non-Catholics—not to mention “anti-Catholic Catholics”... [Read more...]

JEWISH CHAPEL BUILT WITH FEDERAL FUNDS:NO OUTCRY FROM ADL, ACLU or AU

September 15, 2005

Catholic League president William Donohue commented today about the absence of outcry from the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Americans United for Separation of Church and State (AU) over the building of a Jewish chapel at the U.S. Naval Academy.  From September 16-18, several events will take place at the Naval... [Read more...]

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