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Uncensored written remarks by former employees of John Edwards

By | December 31st, 2006|Categories: The Media, White Papers and Essays|

Warning:  This is an uncensored selection of the vile anti-Christian writings of John Edwards’s staffers Amanda Marcotte and Melissa McEwan.  The remarks contained at this link are graphic, vulgar and obscene. Click here to proceed.

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Executive Summary

By | December 31st, 2006|Categories: 2006 Report on Anti-Catholicism, Annual Report on Anti-Catholicism|

Every year there is an issue that absorbs a disproportionate amount of Catholic League resources, and in 2006 that issue clearly was "The Da Vinci Code." While many organizations from several faith communities objected to the film, no group did more to get the word out about the movie's lies than the Catholic League. It was [...]

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Activist

By | December 31st, 2006|Categories: 2006 Report on Anti-Catholicism, Annual Report on Anti-Catholicism|

January 16 Madison, WI — The Freedom From Religion Foundation posted on its website the following question about the nomination of Samuel Alito to the Supreme Court: "Are you aware that if nominee Samuel Alito is named to the U.S. Supreme Court, there will be five members—a majority—who are radical, right-wing Roman Catholic?" February 13 Indianapolis, IN [...]

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The Arts

By | December 31st, 2006|Categories: 2006 Report on Anti-Catholicism, Annual Report on Anti-Catholicism|

February 2 New York, NY — The Forum Gallery displayed a painting titled "Bread Shine," which depicted several tiny figures engaged in sex acts beneath an industrial breadbox. A figure of Christ was attached to the breadbox as a decal. The painting was one of 30 by Gregory Gillespie that were displayed at the gallery. March 23 [...]

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Business / Workplace

By | December 31st, 2006|Categories: 2006 Report on Anti-Catholicism, Annual Report on Anti-Catholicism|

March 10 Watonga, OK — A priest phoned and e-mailed the Catholic League to inform us that a prisoner at Diamondback Correctional Facility was suing the facility's parent company, the Corrections Corporation of America (CCA). The prisoner, a Catholic, claimed he was not receiving meatless meals on Ash Wednesday and Fridays during Lent. After the Catholic League [...]

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Cartoons

By | December 31st, 2006|Categories: 2006 Report on Anti-Catholicism, Annual Report on Anti-Catholicism|

    This cartoon by Domineck Scudera falsely accuses the pope of teaching hatred toward gays. (Philadelphia Gay News, December 29, 2006-January 4, 2007).   Almost five years after the sex abuse scandal, some continue to attack the Catholic Church, including cartoonist Monte Wolverton. (Sandusky Register [OH], December 21, 2006).   Cartoonist Pat Oliphant wasted no time [...]

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Education

By | December 31st, 2006|Categories: 2006 Report on Anti-Catholicism, Annual Report on Anti-Catholicism|

January Shelburne, VT — A pamphlet from Child Lures Prevention that educates parents, teachers and students about violence against children included, as a symbol of hate, the Chi-Rho. Christians frequently use the Chi-Rho as a monogram for Jesus (it is created by combining "X" and "P," the first two letters in the Greek word for Christ.) The [...]

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Government

By | December 31st, 2006|Categories: 2006 Report on Anti-Catholicism, Annual Report on Anti-Catholicism|

January 6 Tallahassee, FL — A Florida Supreme Court's 5-2 ruling ended the Opportunity Scholarship Program, which used public money to pay tuition for students who have left failing schools. The ruling ratified the anti-Catholic Blaine Amendment that was written into Florida's Constitution. The Blaine amendment comes out of the 19th century. Its purpose was to deny [...]

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Media

By | December 31st, 2006|Categories: 2006 Report on Anti-Catholicism, Annual Report on Anti-Catholicism|

BOOKS January 19 Raymond Khoury's novel The Last Templar was released. The novel is about a couple that tracks down the diaries of Jesus. The diaries reveal that Jesus' Resurrection, miracles and the idea of salvation are all a fabrication. January 31 Steve Berry's novel The Third Secret was released. The novel is about a couple that discovers that Church [...]

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Pope’s critics unload

By | December 31st, 2006|Categories: 2006 Report on Anti-Catholicism, Annual Report on Anti-Catholicism|

On September 12, Pope Benedict XVI lectured at the University of Regensburg in Germany. During this lecture, he quoted a 14th century Byzantine emperor who said, "Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith [...]

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