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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...]


CHRISTMAS WARS ABATE; PROGRESS EVIDENT
January 27th, 2014 | Catalyst Online, Front Page

There are signs that the “War on Christmas” is abating. That the Catholic League has had something to do with it is questioned by no one. In 2013, we laid down our anchor, sending a message to militant atheists: we will not allow you to occupy the public square unanswered. To be specific, we displayed a gigantic Christmas billboard in Times... [Read more...]


CHRISTMAS SWEEPS WINNERS
January 27th, 2014 | Catalyst Online, Features

A member from Batavia, IL won first prize in our Christmas sweepstakes. Second place went to a member from St. Petersburg, Florida. Ludlow Falls, OH is home to the member who took third place. Members from Warren, New Jersey and Alsip, Illinois picked up the fourth and fifth place prizes respectively. Sixth and seventh place went to members from Fort... [Read more...]


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MERRY CHRISTMAS!
December 23rd, 2013 | Latest News Releases

The Catholic League wishes everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. If you get to New York City this holiday season, please see our life-size nativity scene in Central Park, on 59th Street and 5th Avenue (click here), and our huge Christmas billboard on 42nd Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues (click here).  Read More →


Progress in the War on Christmas
December 18th, 2013 | Papers, Essays and Research

This article was originally 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 window. We erected... [Read more...]


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PROGRESS IN THE WAR ON CHRISTMAS
December 18th, 2013 | Latest News Releases

To read Bill Donohue’s latest Newsmax article about the “War on Christmas,” click here. .  Read More →


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CHRISTMAS BILLBOARDS DISPLAYED
December 16th, 2013 | Latest News Releases

Bill Donohue comments on billboards being displayed by the Catholic League this Christmas season (they will be up until January 5, 2014): We have a huge billboard (67′ x 90′) in Times Square, on 42nd Street between 7th and 8th Avenues, and two digital ones in New Jersey; one is on Route 18 at the Route 527 Intersection, and the other is... [Read more...]


CHRISTMAS WITHOUT CHRIST

William A. Donohue Even though roughly 80 percent of Americans are Christian, 96 percent celebrate Christmas. Can non-Christians and non-believers really celebrate Christmas? To some extent they can, just the same way those who are not Irish can celebrate St. Patrick’s Day: they can partake in the fun aspects of it, but that’s it. At bottom,... [Read more...]


“MERRY CHRISTMAS” PINS
December 3rd, 2013 | Catalyst Online, Features

The women of the Catholic Daughters of Court John Paul II #2554 are back again selling their famous “It’s OK to Say Merry Christmas to Me” pins ($1) and car magnets ($3). Thousands of these pins and magnets have been sold over the years in all 50 states. If you would like to demonstrate your Christmas spirit, you can order them a number... [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...]