JON STEWART ATTACKS EUCHARIST
During the September 16 edition of “The Daily Show,” Jon Stewart offered his thoughts on Pope Francis. “I love this guy! So, to sum it up, let me get this straight: gays are cool, priests can get married, and you don’t even have to believe in God to get to Heaven!”
This is all in good fun. Stewart should have stopped there.
Here... [Read more...]
JON STEWART AND KELLOGG’S
Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on two newspaper ads he wrote that were published yesterday and today:
Yesterday, we let the workers at Kellogg’s know what we think of their senior management by taking out a full-page ad in the Kalamazoo Gazette (click here to read it). Today, we let the nation know what we think of Jon Stewart by... [Read more...]
JON STEWART HAS APOLOGIZED BEFORE
Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Jon Stewart’s record of apologies:
Jon Stewart refuses to apologize to Christians for his “vagina manger” stunt of April 16, but that’s not because he is averse to granting apologies.
On April 30, 2009, he apologized for branding President Harry Truman a “war criminal.” He said that characterization... [Read more...]
DELTA DROPS JON STEWART; NO NEW RESPONSE FROM KELLOGG’S
Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the news that Delta has pulled its sponsorship of Jon Stewart’s “The Daily Show”:
I encourage everyone to choose Delta the next time they fly. We need to support advertisers who act responsibly.
I also encourage everyone to continue to pressure Kellogg’s to pivot: they refuse to criticize Jon... [Read more...]
JON STEWART’S HISTORY OF BIGOTRY
Catholic League president Bill Donohue addresses Jon Stewart’s history of Christian bashing:
Born Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz, Jon Stewart is a self-described “tiny, neurotic man.” He is also a bigot. Here are some of his past attacks on Christianity:
In 1999, he mocked the pope when the Holy Father visited the U.S.
In 2001, he compared the pope... [Read more...]
JON STEWART INSULTS CATHOLICS AGAIN
Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on last night’s edition of “The Daily Show”:
Jon Stewart opened with a replay of Lawrence O’Donnell’s recent bigoted tirade against Mormons that aired on MSNBC. Here is what Stewart said next:
“Mormons aren’t the only religion whose origin story can be explained as a convenient alibi. You... [Read more...]
ACE ASKED TO JOIN JON STEWART CAMPAIGN
Bill Donohue invites everyone to contact Ace Hardware Corporation in pressuring Comedy Central to have Jon Stewart apologize for his “vagina manger” assault on Christian sensibilities. The hardware giant is one of “The Daily Show’s” most prominent sponsors.
Contact Christopher Boniface, Media Manager: email@example.com
Ace Hardware Corporation
Attn:... [Read more...]
JON STEWART’S VAGINA MANGER SCENE
On last night’s edition of “The Daily Show,” host Jon Stewart ripped the Fox News Network for not giving air to the “war on women” issue. He then ridiculed the cable station’s “war on Christmas,” asking, “What can women do to generate the same sense of outrage from Fox as the removal of decorative slightly poisonous holiday plants?... [Read more...]
BIAS AND BIGOTRY AT THE BBC – PART I
This is Part I of a two part series; the June Catalyst will feature Part II. These articles represent an abbreviated version of Donohue’s monograph, “BBC Reports on Sexual Abuse: From Jimmy Savile to the Catholic Church.” It was sent to the bishops, and to select media outlets in the U.S. and the U.K. The original is available... [Read more...]
.01% OF CLERGY ARE ABUSERS
Bill Donohue comments on the 2015 Annual Report on clergy sexual abuse that was released last week by the National Review Board of the United State Conference of Catholic Bishops:
Between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015, there were seven substantiated allegations against clergy for the sexual abuse of minors that were made by current minors. Given that... [Read more...]