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NYC MUSEUM HONORS MINORITY HOLIDAYS; “FRUITY FONDUE” SERVED FOR CHRISTMAS
October 25th, 2005 | Latest News Releases

The Children’s Museum of Manhattan is honoring the holidays of Hispanics, Jews, Muslims and African Americans, but not Christian ones.  Catholic League president William Donohue commented on this development today: “October is Hispanic Heritage Month at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan and that means a Go, Diego, Go! Festival, and other related... [Read more...]


CHRISTMAS WARS ESCALATE: CHRISTIANS FIGHT BACK
January 13th, 2005 | Catalyst Online, Front Page

Never before have more Christians fought back in an effort to reclaim Christmas. For example, in 2003, a Glenview, Illinois firehouse was told it could not display Christmas decorations. In 2004, they won approval. In 2003, an 8-year-old boy from Plano, Texas was forbidden from giving his friends candy canes in school. In 2004, he was allowed. In 2003,... [Read more...]


HATING CHRISTMAS IS NOW CHIC
January 13th, 2005 | Catalyst Online, Features

Catholic League president William Donohue commented today on some disturbing responses to Christmas: “In San Francisco, the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, a band of characters theLos Angeles Times affectionately calls a group of ‘queer nuns,’ has been bashing Christmas all month. In Minneapolis, gay-themed Christmas bashing has been happening... [Read more...]


LET’S HAVE A PARTY—BUT NOT A CHRISTMAS ONE
January 13th, 2005 | Catalyst Online, Features

Catholic League president William Donohue today addressed what’s been happening to Christmas parties in the workplace: “For decades, employees at Time magazine had a Christmas party and looked forward to receiving a Christmas bonus. But starting three years ago, the party was banned and so were the Christmas bonuses. This is not to say that bonuses... [Read more...]


CENSORING CHRISTMAS IN THE WORKPLACE
January 13th, 2005 | Catalyst Online, Features

Catholic League president William Donohue commented today on attempts to censor Christmas in the workplace: “The University of Alabama’s Office of Cultural Diversity recommends that all nativity scenes should be banned because they are ‘religion-centered.’ The menorah, which is a Jewish religious symbol, is ‘fine’ because it is really a... [Read more...]


THE POLITICS OF INCLUSION AT CHRISTMASTIME
January 13th, 2005 | Catalyst Online, Features

Catholic League president William Donohue spoke out today about the politics of inclusion at Christmastime: “Students at Spring Grove Elementary School in McHenry County, Illinois recently managed to sing holiday songs without ever mentioning Christ or the Christmas story. In another Illinois community, students in the Woodland District schools were... [Read more...]


DON’T CALL IT CHRISTMAS
January 13th, 2005 | Catalyst Online, Features

Catholic League president William Donohue addressed the growing aversion to the use of the word Christmas: “The residents of Fontana, California celebrated their annual Festival of Winter last weekend. Santa Claus, who is not associated with anything other than Christmas, was inexplicably present in the parade through Miller Park. Just as curious,... [Read more...]


CHRISTMAS IS THE NEW “C-WORD”
January 13th, 2005 | Catalyst Online, Features

Catholic League president William Donohue commented today on the latest attempts to ban Christmas: “Parents in Maine’s Scarborough School District say that efforts to ban Christmas have become so extreme that they now refer to Christmas as the new ‘C-word.’ In nearby New Hampshire, things aren’t any better. For example, the principal of Epping... [Read more...]


CHRISTIANS ORGANIZE TO RECLAIM CHRISTMAS
December 22nd, 2004 | Latest News Releases

The following examples show how Christians are defending Christmas: Last year, a Glenview, Illinois firehouse was told it could not display Christmas decorations.  This year they won approval. Last year, an 8-year-old boy from Plano, Texas was forbidden from giving his friends candy canes in school.  This year he could. Last year, a crèche in Cranston,... [Read more...]


CENSORS TARGET CHRISTMAS
December 21st, 2004 | Catalyst Online, Front Page

The attempt by radical secularists to censor Christmas started early this year. They not only want to bar nativity scenes on public property, they want to shut down Christmas celebrations in the workplace. On November 10, in a legal newspaper out of San Francisco, The Recorder, two lawyers advised those who work in human resources to protect their... [Read more...]