PENTAGON SEEKS TO GAG SPEECH OF CATHOLICS

In an unusual move, the Pentagon is seeking to muzzle the free speech of Roman Catholics. At issue is whether Catholics in the Air Force can participate in an appeal by the National Conference of Catholic Bishops (NCCB) to protest President Clinton’s veto of the bill banning partial birth abortions.  The NCCB has asked Catholics to send postcards... [Read more...]

SPIN MAGAZINE FEATURES CATHOLIC BASHING ARTICLE

Spin, a pop culture magazine published by Bob Guccione, Jr., features in its July edition one of the most decidedly anti-Catholic articles to have appeared anywhere in some time. “Sin City” is written by someone called Eurydice (who allegedly traveled to the Vatican for her story), and it is replete with every Catholic bashing epithet imaginable. The... [Read more...]

CATHOLICISM LAMBASTED IN “MARTHA STUART PARODY”

In their second book of parodies caricaturing the work of Martha Stewart, Tom Connor and Jim Downey have lashed out at Catholicism.   Entitled Martha Stuart’s better than you at Entertaining, the book introduces readers to “Our Lady of Perpetual Gilt,” “His Holiness Pope John Paul George,” and offers menus for “Circumcision Day” and... [Read more...]

CHURCH BURNINGS SUGGEST MORE THAN RACIAL PREJUDICE

According to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF), there have been 123 church fires occurring in 27 states from coast to coast over the past five years.  Of the 123, 38 of the fires have been at black churches.  Now satanic markings have been found on a North Carolina sanctuary before it was burned, leading investigators to explore the... [Read more...]

“RELIGIOUS COMMUNICATION SANCTITY ACT” DRAWS PRESS CONFERENCE ON JUNE 10

Press Alert On Monday, June 10 at 1:30 p.m. at the New York Catholic Center (1011 First Avenue), Congressman Peter T. King of Long Island will discuss federal legislation that he has just introduced that protects all privileged, religious communications from governmental officials. The press conference, which is being organized by the Catholic League,... [Read more...]