1997 – December Releases

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THE FLOWER CHILDREN OF “NOTHING SACRED”

By | December 19th, 1997|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president  William Donohue offered the following thoughts on last night' s episode of"Nothing Sacred." "Last night 's 'Nothing Sacred' affirmed what the Catholic League has been saying all along: the show is pure  politics, propaganda for those whose alienation from the Church makes them itch for its radical transformation. "It  is clear that the [...]

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CHATTEM, INC. SPIKES ADS ON “NOTHING SACRED”

By | December 18th, 1997|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Chattem, Inc., maker of Gold Bond Foot Powder, has announced that it will no longer advertise on the ABC show, "Nothing  Sacred"; Gold Bond advertised on three previous episodes of the show. Chattem is now the 34th company to withdraw sponsorship of the show.  Those who previously quit are: Isuzu, Weight Watchers, K-Mart, Benckiser, DuPont, Red [...]

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CRECHES ERECTED IN NEW YORK AND PHILADELPHIA

By | December 17th, 1997|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

The Catholic League is proud to announce that tomorrow, December 18, there will be a blessing of its creches on public property in New York and Philadelphia.  The New York creche, which will be erected tomorrow, will be blessed at 4:30 p.m. by Msgr. John Woolsey; it will be located on the comer of 59th Street [...]

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CHRISTIANS WANT CRECHES, NOT CHRISTMAS TREES

By | December 17th, 1997|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

This holiday season, like those before it, is marked by the public display of Christmas trees and menorahs, the alleged symbols of the Christian holiday, Christmas, and the Jewish holiday, Hanukkah, respectively.  But the Christmas tree is recognized, both in history and by the U. S. Supreme Court, as a secular symbol, while the menorah is [...]

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RadioShack PULLS THE PLUG ON “NOTHING SACRED”

By | December 15th, 1997|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Radio Shack is the latest company to pull sponsorship of the ABC show, "Nothing Sacred." A spokesman for the company said that "Radio Shack's policy on programming is to not advertise on programs that might be politically or socially controversial or that promote any one individual's agenda/point of view."  Radio Shack is the 33rd company to [...]

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NISSAN SAYS SAYONARA TO “NOTHING SACRED”

By | December 12th, 1997|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Nissan has announced that it will no longer advertise on the ABC show, "Nothing Sacred." Though not by design, Nissan ads did appear in New York, San Diego and St. Louis on a previous episode of "Nothing Sacred."  Like most of the other companies that once advertised on the show, and then withdrew, Nissan bought air [...]

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FATHER RAY, SUPERPRIEST

By | December 12th, 1997|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Here are William Donohue's comments on last night's "Nothing Sacred." "Those Catholics who dutifully accept the Church's teachings are so obsessed with the external manifestations of Catholicism that they sorely neglect its internal dimension.  Give the traditionalists a church with lots of statues, stained glass windows and a good choir, and they will be as happy [...]

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U. S. POSTAL SERVICE DROPS BAG ON “NOTHING SACRED”

By | December 11th, 1997|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

When the Catholic League learned that the U. S. Postal Service was planning to advertise on the ABC show, "Nothing Sacred," it contacted officials at the agency; the Post Office was to advertise its "Celebrate the Century Stamps" on an upcoming episode of the show. A spokeswoman for Foote, Cone and Belding (FCB), the ad agency [...]

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A&M PRODUCTS HAS HAD IT WITH “NOTHING SACRED”

By | December 10th, 1997|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

A&M Products Inc. has announced that it will no longer advertise on the ABC show, "Nothing Sacred." Maker of the kitty litter product, EverFresh, A&M advertised on the November 13 episode of the show. A spokesman for the company confirmed that “our ad ran once on Episode 8 and we have no plans to sponsor the [...]

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ANTI-CATHOLICISM MARKS NEW MAGAZINE, NOTORIOUS

By | December 4th, 1997|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

The premier issue of a new magazine, Notorious, features an article by Sean Bosker that describes his experience of "going to confession" at four New York-area Catholic Churches.  In his piece, "I Confess: Gettin' Off Easy," Bosker instructs non-Catholics how to engage in a mock confession.  Himself a non-Catholic, Bosker details what it was like for [...]

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