Monthly Archives: October 2010

//October

CATHOLICS UNITED SOWS DIVISION

By | October 29th, 2010|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the debate between Catholics United and the Susan B. Anthony List (SBA List): On one side of the dispute is a dissident Catholic group which seeks to criminalize speech, and on the other side is a pro-life group which represents the position of the United States Conference of Catholic [...]

Comments Off on CATHOLICS UNITED SOWS DIVISION

“MEMPHIS” IS A MUST SEE

By | October 28th, 2010|Categories: Chatterbox...|

Catholic League director of communications Jeff Field recently had the opportunity to see the Broadway show “Memphis.” Unlike most plays these days, this is one which most Christians will find entertaining and inspiring. Opening to critical acclaim in October of 2009, the Broadway musical “Memphis” is a hit that should not be missed. Set in the [...]

Comments Off on “MEMPHIS” IS A MUST SEE

OLBERMANN BASHES CATHOLIC CHURCH

By | October 28th, 2010|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on remarks made last night by MSNBC host Keith Olbermann: Keith Olbermann went on an extended rant against Tea Party-backed candidates, and one of his targets was Ron Johnson, candidate for the U.S. Senate in Wisconsin. Olbermann said Johnson "testified against toughening laws on pedophiles and employers who shield them. [...]

Comments Off on OLBERMANN BASHES CATHOLIC CHURCH

KEN BUCK IS NOT THE TALIBAN

By | October 27th, 2010|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how the First Amendment is being politicized in electoral contests: When the charge is made that someone in public office, or running for public office, is the enemy of the First Amendment, it is incumbent on those making the accusation to offer hard evidence. The latest flap concerns a [...]

Comments Off on KEN BUCK IS NOT THE TALIBAN

MINNESOTA DEMS EXPLAIN MAILER

By | October 27th, 2010|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Yesterday, a mailer by the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (DFL) of Minnesota came under fire for its allegedly anti-Catholic contents. Pictured on one side of the mailer is a priest, shown from his Roman collar down, wearing a button which says, "Ignore the Poor"; on the other side there is a statement critical of Dan Hall, a Protestant [...]

Comments Off on MINNESOTA DEMS EXPLAIN MAILER

NPR BRISTLES AT CRITICISM

By | October 26th, 2010|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a phone call made today by NPR media relations manager Anna Christopher to Jeff Field, the Catholic League's director of communications: Earlier today, I wrote a news release calling into question NPR's double standard: Juan Williams gets fired for making an allegedly anti-Muslim remark, but no one has ever [...]

Comments Off on NPR BRISTLES AT CRITICISM

NPR’S DOUBLE STANDARD

By | October 26th, 2010|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on National Public Radio's (NPR) double standard: Juan Williams was fired from NPR because he made one allegedly anti-Muslim comment, yet no one has been terminated by NPR for its anti-Catholic fare. To be explicit, on Jan. 7, 2008, the Utah NPR station, KCPW, aired a skit lampooning Mike Huckabee [...]

Comments Off on NPR’S DOUBLE STANDARD

ARCHBISHOP DOLAN’S CRITICS PROVE REVEALING

By | October 25th, 2010|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

A recent blog post by New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan criticizing the New York Times has gained momentum. Dolan called out the Times for its "gushing" reviews of an art exhibit by ACT UP that features a picture of the late John Cardinal O'Connor resembling a condom (pictured beside him), with the inscription, "Know Your Scumbag." [...]

Comments Off on ARCHBISHOP DOLAN’S CRITICS PROVE REVEALING

MORE ON THE MINERS AND GOD

By | October 21st, 2010|Categories: Chatterbox...|

Click here to see how these men honored God as they were pulled from the mine.

Comments Off on MORE ON THE MINERS AND GOD

OBAMA: RIGHTS STEM FROM THE STATE

By | October 21st, 2010|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on President Obama's speech on October 18 at a fundraising dinner: For the second time this fall, President Obama has quoted from the Declaration of Independence, omitting any reference to God. In Rockville, Maryland on Monday, he spoke of "inalienable rights," mentioning that "all men are created equal," but omitted [...]

Comments Off on OBAMA: RIGHTS STEM FROM THE STATE