LEAGUE OPENS WASHINGTON BUREAU

The Catholic League is proud to announce that Michael Schwartz has assumed the duties as the Catholic League’s Washington Bureau Chief. No stranger to the Catholic League, Mike worked in the League in the 1980s, and has remained active in a variety of Catholic causes ever since. His office is located in the National Press Building, in close proximity... [Read more...]

NEW YORKER OFFENDS CHRISTIANS DURING HOLY WEEK

The cover of the April 17 New Yorker shows a crucified Easter Bunny on an IRS tax form. According to the artist, Art Spiegelman, the drawing was meant to show how conservatives view tax cuts as an “article of faith.” Responding to the cover illustration is Dr. William A. Donohue, president of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights: “For... [Read more...]

HOWARD STERN SLAMS CATHOLICS WHILE DISCUSSING “PRIEST”

On April 7, while discussing the Disney-Miramax movie “Priest,” shock jock Howard Stem said that he couldn’t wait to make a movie of his own about priests. Speaking of priests as moral degenerates, Stern’s remarks were characteristically obscene and designed to insult. Catholic League president William A. Donohue made the following statement... [Read more...]

REPORT ON ANTI-CATHOLICISM RELEASED

The Catholic League’s 1994 Report on Anti-Catholicism has just been published. It is the first time that the League has issued such a report; it expects that the report will be an annual publication. Copies of the report have been mailed to many in the media.  Those who have not received a copy, but would like one, should contact us immediately. Listed... [Read more...]

TIME WARNER OFFERS TICKETS TO “PRIEST”

Time Warner has taken to the airwaves offering two free tickets to the movie “Priest.” The movie is being released by Miramax, a subsidiary of Disney. The Catholic League has lodged a protest against the movie and a nationwide revolt against Disney for standing behind the offensive film. It will have more to say about Disney on April l0 in an Op-Ed... [Read more...]