CATHOLIC LEAGUE SUPPORTS RELIGIOUS FREEDOM AMENDMENT

On July 23, Catholic League president William Donohue will testify before the Subcommittee on the Constitution of the House Committee on the Judiciary on a proposed amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The Religious Freedom Amendment, which is being proposed by Congressman Henry Hyde, reads as follows: “In order to secure the right of the people to... [Read more...]

CATHOLIC PROFESSOR QUITS JEWISH POST UNDER PRESSURE

Thomas E. Bird, a professor at Queens College, has resigned under pressure as the new director of the college’s Jewish studies program.  Though Bird received the support of many prominent Jews, and has a distinguished record of accomplishment serving Jewish causes, he felt that he was “the object of primitive religious bigotry” and decided to... [Read more...]