STATEMENT TO THE DULUTH COMMUNITY: UNIV. OF MINNESOTA DULUTH HOLOCAUST EVENT
April 9th, 2012 |
Dr. William A. Donohue
Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights
April 10, 2012
It has come to my attention that the University of Minnesota Duluth is hosting a series of events on the Holocaust; they are scheduled to run between April 12 and April 19. Because many of the events address the religious response to the Holocaust, it is of... [Read more...]
March 23rd, 2012 |
Below are stories involving the persecution of Christians around the world. The most recent stories are listed on top:
September 6, 2013: CBN News, “Muslim Mob Loots, Burns Ancient Egypt Monastery”
September 5, 2013: Bloomberg, “Burnt Orphanage Bares Scars of Rising Religious Tension in Egypt”
September 4, 2013: The Christian... [Read more...]
Shoddy Scholarship in the Study of Pope Pius XII
Ronald J. Rychlak
This article will appear in the April 2012 issue of Catalyst:
In the December 2011 issue of Commentary magazine, Kevin Madigan, the Winn Professor of Ecclesiastical History at Harvard Divinity School, put forth the false charge that the Vatican under Pope Pius XII intentionally helped Nazi war criminals escape justice and make their... [Read more...]
2011 ANNUAL REPORT ON ANTI-CATHOLICISM
The Catholic League’s 2011 Annual Report on Anti-Catholicism is now available. It covers all the major issues that the Catholic League dealt with in 2011, along with many others that came to our attention.
The report covers the following areas: activist organizations; the arts; business/workplace; education; government; and the media.
There are... [Read more...]
CHRISTMAS FOES CONFRONTED; STRUGGLE CONTINUES
For the past few years, it has become increasingly evident that the foes of Christmas are on the run. Not that the War on Christmas is over—it is not—but it is clear that our side is pushing back with vigor.
When Wisconsin decided to revert back to calling the Christmas tree in the Capitol Rotunda a Christmas tree, no one complained. But when Rhode... [Read more...]
“ADOPT AN ATHEIST” CAMPAIGN BEGINS
Approximately 80 percent of Americans are Christian, and 96 percent celebrate Christmas. Of the 20 percent who are not Christian, non-believers make up the largest segment, though the number of self-identified atheists is tiny. David Silverman, president of American Atheists, knows this to be true, which is why he is frantically trying to inflate his... [Read more...]
“WAR ON CHRISTMAS” TACTICS VARY
“If we can’t censor, then compete.” That’s the preferred modus operandi of many atheists out to smash Christmas. Their first instinct is to ban nativity scenes wherever they can. If that doesn’t work, then they lay claim to the same spot, seeking to display their anti-Christmas message.
The Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) is the most... [Read more...]
“WAR ON CHRISTMAS” GETS CRAZY
In December, North Korea put South Korea on notice, warning of “unexpected consequences” if Seoul displays Christmas lights near the border. Also in December, Chinese government officials and police smashed the sound equipment of Christians who were about to celebrate Christmas in a village outside Beijing.
Our atheists share the same mindset, if... [Read more...]
“HOLIDAY TREES” ARE DIVISIVE
In Wisconsin, for the first time in years, they reverted back to calling the Capitol Rotunda Christmas tree a Christmas tree: it was called a Christmas tree for 70 years until it was renamed a Holiday tree in the mid-1980s.
In Rhode Island, Governor Lincoln Chafee decided to continue the politics of intolerance by calling the Capitol Rotunda Christmas... [Read more...]
PRO-CHRISTMAS FOLKS PUSH BACK
For the past few years, there have been two new developments in the War on Christmas: the good news is that more people are pushing back in villages and municipalities across the nation, demanding that Christmas celebrations proceed as planned; the bad news is that militant atheists are more aggressive than ever. Overall, however, there is evidence... [Read more...]