1995 – February Releases

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FLORIDA’S SUN-SENTINEL EXTENDS APOLOGY TO CATHOLICS

By | February 24th, 1995|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

The Catholic League is pleased to announce that the Sun-Sentinel has extended an apology to Catholics for carrying an anti-Catholic ad.  The Fort Lauderdale newspaper also said that it was revising its advertising policy, pledging not to run  anymore anti-Catholic ads. Dr. William A Donohue, president of the Catholic League, issued the following statement: “We are [...]

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FLORIDA’S SUN-SENTINEL ALLOWS ANTI-CATHOLIC AD

By | February 23rd, 1995|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

On February 9, 1995, the Sun-Sentinel of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, published an incredibly anti-Catholic four-page ad.   The ad, which listed an address and phone  number but no sponsor, was placed by a group that falsely claims to be associated with the Seventh Day Adventists. The ad accused the Catholic Church of seeking to create a New [...]

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EPISCOPAL CHURCH PROIDES FORUM FOR CATHOLIC-BASHING

By | February 16th, 1995|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

On February 13, St. Mark’s, an Episcopal church in New York’s East Village, extended its facilities to poet Kevin O’Neill to engage in unadulterated Catholic-bashing. O’ Neill read from “The Pope is a Pedophile,” an explicitly anti-Catholic work that is popular with some members of the gay community. The press release that O’ Neill sent to [...]

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LEAGUE SUBMITS AMICUS IN FREEDOM OF RELIGION CASE

By | February 10th, 1995|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

The Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights has submitted an amicus curiae brief on behalf of Kathleen Pielech and Patricia Reed. The case, Pielech and Reed v. Massasoit Greyhound, Inc., involves the case of two Catholic women who refused to work on Christmas Day, 1992, at a Massachusetts race track. The two clerks were fired [...]

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A&E TO AIR ANOTHER CRITICAL SHOW ON CATHOLIC CHURCH

By | February 9th, 1995|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

On February 19 and 20, the Arts & Entertainment Network is scheduled to show “The Boys of St. Vincent,” a Canadian film about priest pedophilia in a Catholic orphanage. Catholic League president William A. Donohue has written a letter about the show to Brooke Bailey Johnson, Vice President for Programming and Production at A&E.  Dr. Donohue [...]

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