Catholic League president Bill Donohue commented today on the way the New York City Department of Education is misrepresenting court decisions on holiday displays in the schools: “Bridget Kearney, an officer of the Ladies Order of Hibernians, recently received a letter from the New York City Department of Education that flatly distorts the truth about court [...]
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Fall/Winter 2007 Click here to access the Catholic League's booklet "The Golden Compass: Agenda Unmasked. Watch a video of the Catholic League's Bill Donohue discussing this issue here. A film called "The Golden Compass" opens December 7. It is based on the first book of a trilogy titled His Dark Materials. The author of this children's fantasy is Philip Pullman, a [...]
Catholic League president Bill Donohue discussed the league’s reaction to the upcoming movie, “The Golden Compass”: “New Line Cinema and Scholastic Entertainment have paired to produce ‘The Golden Compass,’ a children’s fantasy that is based on the first book of a trilogy by militant English atheist Philip Pullman. The trilogy, His Dark Materials, was written to promote [...]
Disney president Robert Iger wrote a letter on July 25 to Rep. Edward Markey, chairman of the House Telecommunications & Internet Subcommittee, regarding smoking in Disney’s films. Here is an excerpt: "We discourage depictions of cigarette smoking in Disney, Touchstone and Miramax films. In particular, we expect depictions of cigarette smoking in future Disney branded films [...]
Public school calendars in New York's Monroe-Woodbury school district list two Jewish holidays, but no Christian holidays. In response to requests by Christian parents for equal representation, the local Times Herald-Record gave "Jeers" to "some parents with not enough to keep them busy." Bill Donohue responded to the paper with the letter below: Dear Letters Editor: No wonder [...]
In Delaware, House lawmakers approved a bill on June 19 that eliminates the two-year statute of limitations in cases involving the sexual molestation of minors. But this bill only applies to private institutions, such as the Catholic Church. It does not apply equally to the public sector; under a legal concept known as sovereign immunity, public [...]
NYC Council Member Calls on City to End Religious Bias in Public Schools At a June 24 press conference outside New York City Hall, City Council Member Tony Avella announced plans to introduce a resolution calling on the New York City Department of Education to allow a nativity scene or crèche in public schools during the [...]
Disney president Robert Iger wrote a letter today to Rep. Edward Markey, chairman of the House Telecommunications & Internet Subcommittee, regarding smoking in its films. Here is an excerpt: “We discourage depictions of cigarette smoking in Disney, Touchstone and Miramax films. In particular, we expect depictions of cigarette smoking in future Disney branded films will be [...]