Monthly Archives: October 2005

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CHOICE OF ALITO CROSSES RELIGIOUS LINES

By | October 31st, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president William Donohue commented today on what it means to people of faith that President Bush has chosen Samuel Alito to be on the U.S. Supreme Court: “Nothing brings people of faith together more than the culture wars, and that is why traditional Catholics, evangelical Protestants and Orthodox Jews are already coming together in [...]

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NATIONAL HISTORY DAY DELETES BIASED REMARK

By | October 28th, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

On August 1, Catholic League president William Donohue wrote to Cathy Gorn, executive director of National History Day (NHD), about the contents of a flier promoting its 2006 program.  What Donohue objected to was the following remark: “The student might choose an NHD topic involving a situation where a person or group failed to take a [...]

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GAYS SHOULD DUMP GLAAD CHIEF

By | October 28th, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue explained today why gay activists should dump the president of the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD):  “Two weeks ago today, GLAAD president Neil Giuliano issued an alert asking his members to contact NBC’s ‘Today’ show protesting its decision to invite me on the program on October 13.  Giuliano accused [...]

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NYC MUSEUM CHIEF DEFENDS POLICY ON HOLIDAY CELEBRATIONS

By | October 26th, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

On October 25, we issued a news release regarding the way the Children’s Museum of Manhattan treats the holidays of Hispanics, Jews, Muslims and African Americans, and how it differs from the way it treats Christian holidays. A copy was sent to Andrew S. Ackerman, executive director of the museum, asking for a reply. He did [...]

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MADONNA’S SECRET: SHE HATES DIVERSITY

By | October 26th, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Madonna’s new documentary, “I’m Going to Tell You a Secret,” is a behind-the-scenes account of her “Re-Invention Tour.”  One part of the film, in particular, caught the eye of Catholic League president Bill Donohue.  Here’s what he had to say about it: “Madonna is a mess.  The same woman who brags about her journey from Catholicism [...]

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NYC MUSEUM HONORS MINORITY HOLIDAYS; “FRUITY FONDUE” SERVED FOR CHRISTMAS

By | October 25th, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

The Children’s Museum of Manhattan is honoring the holidays of Hispanics, Jews, Muslims and African Americans, but not Christian ones.  Catholic League president William Donohue commented on this development today: “October is Hispanic Heritage Month at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan and that means a Go, Diego, Go! Festival, and other related events.  Children have also been [...]

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NEVADA WEIGHS PHARMACIST CONSCIENCE RULES

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

Catholic League president Bill Donohue offered the following remarks today on the right of Nevada pharmacists to deny a prescription for a drug they cannot morally endorse: “On October 26, the Nevada Board of Pharmacy will consider the issue of allowing pharmacists the right to deny a prescription for medication they cannot in good conscience fill.  [...]

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PAROCHIAL SCHOOLS DESERVE FEMA FUNDS

By | October 19th, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

The decision by the Bush administration to help rebuild those areas hardest hit by Hurricane Katrina includes awarding public monies to parochial schools and other religious institutions (exclusive of houses of worship). Catholic League president Bill Donohue endorsed this plan today: “On both moral and legal grounds, the Bush administration made the right decision to provide [...]

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Raymond Arroyo: Mother Angelica: The Remarkable Story of a Nun, Her Nerve, and a Network of Miracles

By | October 19th, 2005|Categories: Book Reviews, White Papers and Essays|

(Catalyst, October 2005) Like most Catholics, I know Mother Angelica through EWTN (Eternal World Television Network). Now, thanks to Ray Arroyo's inspiring portrait of her, I know her much better. The subtitle of Mother Angelica accurately reads, The Remarkable Story of a Nun, Her Nerve, and a Network of Miracles. Yes, it is all that and more—it is a [...]

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DISPUTE WITH KOMO-TV ENDS

By | October 17th, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

The Catholic League has been involved in a dispute with the ABC-TV Seattle affiliate, KOMO.  The controversy began when KOMO-TV commentator Ken Schram effectively indicted all Catholic priests when he said that artwork depicting a naked man and a naked boy “might as well be called the priest and the altar boy.” After we complained, KOMO [...]

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