1996 – March Releases

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San Diego Atheists Hijack Easter Service

By | March 28th, 1996|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

San Diego’s Atheist Coalition has received a permit from city officials to hold a “sun­ rise service” on Easter Sunday on Mount Soledad. For the past 73 years, area Christians have held a respectful service at the base of the cross-bearing mountaintop. But this year, the Atheist Coalition filed for a permit before Christians did and [...]

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Nebraska Bishop Deserves Support for Holding the Line

By | March 27th, 1996|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

The Catholic League supports Nebraska Bishop Fabian Bruskewitz for threatening to excommunicate Catholics in his diocese who join organizations that directly contradict the teachings of the Catholic Church.  Bishop Bruskewitz has given Catholics until April 15 to quit their membership in certain organizations lest they risk excommunication. William Donohue offered these words of support today: “Bishop [...]

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Bernie Ward Show Defames Catholicism

By | March 26th, 1996|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

On March 24, the Bernie Ward Show, which originates in KGO San Francisco, defamed Catholicism by belittling the terrorism of the gay group ACT-UP. Ward was upset with the recent invasion of a mosque, but justified the 1989 invasion of St. Patrick's Cathedral by saying “homosexuals had a good case to make.”  He explained his answer [...]

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1995 Annual on Anti-Catholicism Released

By | March 13th, 1996|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

The Catholic League’s second Annual Report on Anti-Catholicism has just been released. It details approximately 150 of the most egregious examples of anti-Catholicism that took place in 1995. The purpose of the report is to inform those in the media, education and government of the extent and variety of anti-Catholicism that is prevalent in American society [...]

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ILGO Plans Illegal Acts at St. Patrick’s Day Parade

By | March 11th, 1996|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

New York’s Irish Lesbian and Gay Organization (ILGO) has issued a news release pledging to produce “one of the largest acts of civil disobedience the city has ever seen” on March 16, the day of this year's St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New York City.  ILGO plans to “Rock the Blocks” by staging protesters throughout the [...]

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