Monthly Archives: March 2006

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ANOTHER LAME ATTEMPT TO DEBUNK JESUS

By | March 31st, 2006|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue commented today on the latest attempt to debunk Jesus: “Since 1996, there has never been a year when the media didn’t offer us the same Easter present: the Jesus that Christians believe in is a hoax.  During this period, ABC aired three shows that raised questions about the divinity of Jesus; Time, Newsweek,U.S. [...]

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MICHAEL SAVAGE(S) CATHOLICISM

By | March 30th, 2006|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Here is what radio talk-show host Michael Savage had to say on March 28 about the Catholic Church’s response to the immigration issue: It is a pig story!  It’s animal farm all over again.  And also make no bones about it, it’s the greedy Catholic Church that was behind it because the people of America walked [...]

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RELIGIOUS FREEDOM IN AFGHANISTAN

By | March 30th, 2006|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue today endorsed legislation by Rep. Mike Pence calling for religious liberty in Afghanistan: “The idea that 500 Catholic priests, or Protestant ministers, or Jewish rabbis would assemble at a church or synagogue demanding the murder of a person who abandoned Catholicism, Protestantism or Judaism for Islam is unthinkable.  But just yesterday, [...]

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EASTER BUNNY EXPELLED FROM ST. PAUL CITY HALL

By | March 23rd, 2006|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Tyrone Terrill, the human rights director at St. Paul City Hall in Minnesota, has evicted a toy rabbit, colored eggs and a sign with the words “Happy Easter” from the premises.  The display, which was in the lobby of the municipal building, was expelled on the grounds that the Easter Bunny might offend non-Christians. Bill Donohue, [...]

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ARTISTIC ELITE CUT JEWS AND MUSLIMS A BREAK

By | March 23rd, 2006|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue commented as follows: “An Off-Broadway play that was scheduled to open last night was nixed because Jews who were polled about the theme found it to be offensive.  The person who censored the play is the same artistic director who criticized his theater in 1998 for not supporting an anti-Catholic play. [...]

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SAN FRANCISCO POLS ATTACK FIRST AMENDMENT

By | March 22nd, 2006|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president William Donohue commented today on a unanimous vote by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors condemning the Catholic Church for opposing gay adoptions: “In a non-binding resolution, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors lashed out at the Catholic Church because it disagrees with the Church’s teachings on marriage and sexuality.  The board, which [...]

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DEATH FOR CHRISTIAN CONVERT?

By | March 22nd, 2006|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Abdul Rahman, an Afghan man who converted to Christianity 16 years ago, is on trial in Afghanistan because he abandoned Islam.  Under the Afghan constitution, which is based on Shariah law, any Muslim who rejects Islam must be sentenced to death.  The trial, which began last week, may be interrupted given claims that Rahman is mentally [...]

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“DA VINCI CODE” DEVELOPMENTS WELCOME

By | March 21st, 2006|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue today addressed recent developments associated with “The Da Vinci Code”: “All the Catholic League wants is for Ron Howard to put a disclaimer at the top of his movie noting that ‘The Da Vinci Code’ is not a work of history and we’ll drop the issue.  While Howard refuses to comment [...]

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FIVE YEAR OLDS TO LEARN ABOUT AIDS

By | March 20th, 2006|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

New York City’s Department of Education has mandated that all five year olds must learn about AIDS and HIV in their kindergarten classes.  The new curriculum begins today. Catholic League president Bill Donohue commented as follows: “New York City is home to some of the most reckless homosexual behavior in the United States, and that is [...]

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HILLARY MARCHES IN ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE

By | March 17th, 2006|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue took notice of Senator Hillary Clinton’s decision to march in this year’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New York City: “In 2000, when Hillary Clinton was running for the U.S. Senate in New York, she marched in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade.  But that didn’t sit too well with gay activists [...]

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