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VIACOM’S ETHICS
July 12th, 2012 | Catalyst Online, Features

When Comedy Central flashed a picture of a naked woman with her legs spread and a nativity scene ornament in between—what Jon Stewart called “the vagina manger”—Viacom’s executives weren’t the slightest bit offended (Comedy Central is owned by Viacom). But these same people got ticked off recently when Don Rickles cracked a joke about President... [Read more...]


KELLOGG’S DEFENDS HATE SPEECH
June 26th, 2012 | Catalyst Online, Features

Over the course of our campaign against Jon Stewart, we sent our complaint about his “vagina manger” stunt of April 16 to the major sponsors of “The Daily Show”; we made sure they received a copy of the picture flashed on the screen of a naked woman with her legs spread with a nativity scene ornament in between. Although many of the sponsors... [Read more...]


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VIACOM’S ETHICS
June 22nd, 2012 | Latest News Releases

Bill Donohue comments on Viacom’s ethics: When Comedy Central flashed a picture of a naked woman with her legs spread and a nativity scene ornament in between—what Jon Stewart called “the vagina manger”—Viacom’s executives weren’t the slightest bit offended (Comedy Central is owned by Viacom). But these same people got ticked off recently... [Read more...]


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VIACOM MAILED “VAGINA MANGER” PHOTO
May 8th, 2012 | Latest News Releases

Viacom owns Comedy Central, home to Jon Stewart’s “The Daily Show.” Catholic League president Bill Donohue’s letter to Viacom’s board of directors and senior management is printed below: By now you are aware of the vile picture of a woman with her legs spread, with a nativity ornament in between, that was flashed on the screen of “The Daily... [Read more...]


Bill Donohue’s letter to Kraft
April 20th, 2012 |

April 19, 2012 Ms. Irene Rosenfeld Chairman and CEO Kraft Foods Inc. Three Lakes Drive Northfield, IL 60093 Dear Ms. Rosenfeld: As president of the nation’s largest Catholic civil rights organization, I have been engaged in many public issues. But rarely have I encountered anything that is more blatantly anti-Christian—and exploitative of women—as... [Read more...]


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MEDIA COVER-UP OF VAGINA MANGER SCENE
April 18th, 2012 | Latest News Releases

On the April 16 episode of “The Daily Show,” they showed a picture of a naked woman with her legs spread and a nativity scene ornament placed in between. Stewart said, “Maybe women could protect their reproductive organs from unwanted medical intrusions with vagina mangers.” The segment was done to mock Fox News for allegedly not covering stories... [Read more...]


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Media Response to John Jay Report On May 18, we addressed what the media said about the 2011 John Jay Report on the “Causes and Context” of clergy abuse. Bill Donohue’s analysis of the report is at the end of the annual report. After the New York Times criticized the study as the “blame Woodstock” report, many others in the media echoed the... [Read more...]


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Media Archbishop Dolan’s Critics Freak Out In November, following the election of Archbishop Timothy Dolan as the President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, critics of the New York archbishop went ballistic. Here are a few examples: NPR was worried that Archbishop Dolan is “overtly conservative,” and Tim Rutten of the Los... [Read more...]


ARE THERE NO PRINCIPLES LEFT?

FROM THE PRESIDENT’S DESK William Donohue Catholic League members are not unfamiliar with the raging hypocrisy that governs our cultural elites. We know all about their unlimited tolerance for Catholic bashing, and their equally unlimited intolerance for bigotry aimed at the protected classes. But in the last month alone, the chasm has widened significantly.... [Read more...]


Chiefs of Staff
November 10th, 2010 |

The following is a list of the 50 chiefs of staff for the nation’s governors, to whom we mailed the nativity scenes: Governor Bob Rile ATTN: Dave Stewart, Chief of Staff 600 Dexter Avenue Montgomery, AL 36130 Governor Sean Parnell ATTN: Sharon Leighow, Executive Assistant P.O. Box 110001 Juneau, AK 99811-0001 Hon. Jan Brewer ATTN: Eileen Klein,... [Read more...]