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HARVARD SHOWS INTOLERANCE TO CHRISTIANS
December 5th, 2001 | Latest News Releases

According to the Harvard Crimson, the campus of Harvard University is dotted with cardboard Santas and menorahs and most of the University Houses have both a menorah and a Christmas tree.  But there is no mention of a nativity scene anywhere on the campus.  Indeed, there is considerable controversy over the scheduled placement of a Christmas tree... [Read more...]


NATIVITY SCENES REQUESTED IN NYC PUBLIC SCHOOLS
December 4th, 2001 | Latest News Releases

Catholic League president William Donohue has written to New York City Schools Chancellor Dr. Harold Levy asking him to allow the placement of nativity scenes in the New York City schools.  He has also asked him what disciplinary measures will be taken against Dr. Fran Levy, principal of PS 22, for discriminating against Christians. The following statement... [Read more...]


FLUSHING PUBLIC SCHOOL DISCRIMINATES AGAINST CHRISTIANS
December 3rd, 2001 | Latest News Releases

The principal of The Thomas Jefferson Magnet School of Humanities in Flushing, New York, Dr. Fran Levy, has issued a memo to teachers encouraging them to bring to school religious symbols that represent the Muslim, Kawanza and Jewish religions.  (Kawanza, however, is not a religion.)  No mention of Christianity was made.  Indeed, when a Christmas... [Read more...]


MUSLIMS CAN PRAY IN NEW YORK CITY SCHOOLS: PARITY FOR CHRISTIANS AND JEWS URGED
November 15th, 2001 | Latest News Releases

New York City Schools Chancellor Harold Levy is allowing Muslim students to pray in school during Ramadan; areas will be set aside for group prayer by school officials.  Permission is granted provided that the prayers do not disrupt classes or interfere with the rights of other students (e.g., non-Muslim students cannot be denied access to the same... [Read more...]


MUSEUM MESS
July 23rd, 2001 | Catalyst Online, Features

The May Catalyst featured a story on the controversy over an offensive photo collage of Our Lady of Guadalupe on display at the Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The issue has largely been resolved. The outcome is a mess for both sides. The usual chorus of artistic liberty was sung by the free speech crowd. They defended the... [Read more...]


OUTING ARTISTS

William A. Donohue When someone lies, he is guilty of disinformation, the deliberate dissemination of information known to be untrue. When someone mistakenly provides the wrong information, he is guilty of misinformation. Though in both cases truth is a casualty, only those guilty of the former are properly met with moral outrage. And it is precisely... [Read more...]


The League’s April 10, 2001 ad on Pius XII in the New York Times.

The League’s April 10, 2001 ad on Pius XII in the New York Times. Here’s what the New York Times said about Pius XII during the war: “If the Pope in his Christmas message had intended to condemn Hitler’s system, he could not have done it more effectively than by describing the ‘moral order’ which must govern human... [Read more...]


A Righteous Gentile: Pope Pius XII and the Jews
February 26th, 2001 | Pope Pius XII and the Holocaust

By Rabbi David Dalin About The Author Rabbi David G. Dalin, a widely-published scholar of American Judaism and the history of Christian-Jewish Relations, is the author or co-author of five books, including Religion and State in the American Jewish Experience, published by the University of Notre Dame Press in 1997 and, most recently, The President... [Read more...]


DISHONEST DEBATE OVER DIVERSITY

William A. Donohue There is not a school or corporation that doesn’t mouth the mantra of diversity, whether it be in the form of a classroom discussion on multiculturalism or a diversity seminar for employees. What is particularly bothersome about this enterprise is the rank intellectual dishonesty that colors it. In the language of multiculturalism,... [Read more...]


MARILYN MANSON FIRES AT CATHOLICISM
January 23rd, 2001 | Catalyst Online, Features

Marilyn Manson’s new CD, “Holy Wood,” is replete with assaults on religion and celebratory comments on violence. On the cover is a picture of Manson on a crucifix with his jawbone removed; both Circuit City and Best Buy have required Interscope Records to put an alternative cover on the CD. The new single from the album is called “Disposable... [Read more...]