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SARAH SILVERMAN’S CHRISTMAS GIFT
December 28th, 2015 | Latest News Releases

Bill Donohue comments on Sarah Silverman’s latest outrage: Sarah Silverman, the foul-mouthed, anti-Catholic bigot, is at it again. On Christmas morning, she tweeted, “Merry Christmas! Jesus was gender fluid.” Thus did she use the celebration of our Lord’s birth to mock Christian beliefs about marriage, family and human sexuality. Silverman... [Read more...]


Christmas Appeal
December 8th, 2015 |

December  2015 Dear Friend: We had another banner year in 2015. We reacted swiftly and strongly to attacks on individuals, defending everyone from lay Catholics to the pope. We also moved with alacrity to combat Catholic-bashing in the media, Hollywood, education, and government. In every instance, we stood on principle: our goal is not preferential... [Read more...]


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LOS ANGELES CHRISTMAS BILLBOARD
December 3rd, 2014 | Latest News Releases

Bill Donohue introduces the Catholic League’s 2014 Christmas billboard: For the past several years, we’ve been engaged in a battle of the billboards with our atheist foes at Christmastime. The typical venue has been New York City, the media capital of the nation. This year we chose to put our mark on the culture by making a statement in... [Read more...]


THE WAR ON CHRISTMAS

The following article by Bill Donohue was published by Newsmax on December 18, 2013: There are signs that the “War on Christmas” is abating. In 1994, a year after I took over as president of the Catholic League, we successfully pressed Barneys, the upscale clothier on Madison Avenue, to remove an obscene manger scene from its storefront... [Read more...]


THE WAR ON CHRISTMAS

November 20 Alsip, IL – The Freedom From Religion Foundation used the threat of a lawsuit to force the Village of Alsip to cancel the display of a cross on its water tower, which had been a tradition going back decades. November 27 Madison, WI – The Freedom From Religion Foundation placed its “Natural Nativity Scene” in the Wisconsin State Capitol... [Read more...]


“ANGRY ATHEISTS” WAR ON CHRISTMAS
January 30th, 2013 | Catalyst Online, Features

One of the most famous atheists in American history, Paul Kurtz, died late last year at age 86. While not religion-friendly, he was by no means a hater. Indeed, he hated what he called “angry atheists,” the kind we see with increasing frequency these days. It is hardly a stretch to say that today’s breed of atheists more closely resemble fascists... [Read more...]


IGNORING CHRISTMAS
January 30th, 2013 | Catalyst Online, Features

The War on Christmas typically involves attempts by militant atheists and multicultural fanatics to kill Christmas. But a much softer, and less obvious, way of neutering Christmas is to simply ignore it. Take, for example, the way the leading divinity schools addressed Christmas. On Harvard Divinity School’s website there were pictures and a list... [Read more...]


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IGNORING CHRISTMAS
December 13th, 2012 | Latest News Releases

Bill Donohue comments as follows: The War on Christmas typically involves attempts by militant atheists and multicultural fanatics to kill Christmas. But a much softer, and less obvious, way of neutering Christmas is to simply ignore it. Take, for example, the way the leading divinity schools address Christmas. On the website of Harvard Divinity School,... [Read more...]


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CHRISTMAS TREE BANNED
December 6th, 2012 | Latest News Releases

Bill Donohue issues a call to action based on a story by the L.A. Daily News that is posted on the Drudge Report: Residents at a Newhall, California senior citizens’ apartment complex have been told to remove their Christmas tree. JB Partners Group Inc. told staff at The Willows residence that the Christmas tree was a religious symbol and must... [Read more...]


CHRISTMAS VANDALS RETURN
January 26th, 2011 | Catalyst Online, Features

During each Christmas season, our desks are loaded with stories on Christmas vandalism. This year was no different. Here is a list of incidents that came to our attention: • Vandals burned the City of Birmingham’s Christmas tree in Alabama. • The police chief in Middleboro, Massachusetts said he received more reports of theft and vandalism to... [Read more...]