CHOICE OF ALITO CROSSES RELIGIOUS LINES

October 31, 2005

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... [Read more...]

NATIONAL HISTORY DAY DELETES BIASED REMARK

October 28, 2005

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 stand when... [Read more...]

GAYS SHOULD DUMP GLAAD CHIEF

October 28, 2005

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. ... [Read more...]

NYC MUSEUM CHIEF DEFENDS POLICY ON HOLIDAY CELEBRATIONS

October 26, 2005

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 so today. Catholic League... [Read more...]

MADONNA’S SECRET: SHE HATES DIVERSITY

October 26, 2005

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... [Read more...]

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

October 25, 2005

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... [Read more...]

NEVADA WEIGHS PHARMACIST CONSCIENCE RULES

October 24, 2005

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. ... [Read more...]

PAROCHIAL SCHOOLS DESERVE FEMA FUNDS

October 19, 2005

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... [Read more...]

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

October 19, 2005

(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... [Read more...]

DISPUTE WITH KOMO-TV ENDS

October 17, 2005

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 took the... [Read more...]

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