1998 – April Releases

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“MAD TV” BASHES CATHOLIC PRIEST

By | April 27th, 1998|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

The April 25 edition of Fox’s "Mad TV" contained a skit about an Irish Catholic priest who visits a patient in the hospital. It is intimated that the priest is a child molester and an alcoholic. It shows him grabbing the behind of the mother of the dying patient and repeatedly fondling the breasts of the [...]

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SCRANTON-AREA CATHOLIC SCHOOL DRAWS BUSY-BODIES

By | April 27th, 1998|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

On April 17, Auxiliary Bishop John Dougherty of the Diocese of Scranton spoke at Bishop O’Reilly High School. During his talk, Bishop Dougherty was greeted with disrespect by members of the junior class. School administrators and faculty overwhelmingly decided that all juniors would be barred from the May 15th junior/senior prom; the junior class has a record [...]

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PRESS CONFERENCE TARGETS ABC-TV

By | April 15th, 1998|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

On Thursday, April 16, at 6:00 p.m. in the Terrace Room at The Plaza Hotel, the Catholic League will hold a press conference responding to the ABC program, "That’s Life," that aired on April 7. This show, which the Catholic League has branded as the most bigoted anti-Catholic show ever to appear on network television, attacked [...]

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ABC’S “THAT’S LIFE”—THE MOST BIGOTED SHOW OF ALL

By | April 8th, 1998|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

The phones at the Catholic League have been ringing off the hook in response to the outrageously anti-Catholic show that aired last night on ABC, "That’s Life." After watching a tape of the show today, league president William Donohue released this statement: "No show that I have ever seen was as viciously anti-Catholic as last night’s [...]

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MUHLENBERG PRESIDENT MAKES BIGOTED REMARK

By | April 6th, 1998|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

The president of Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania, recently made an anti-Catholic remark in his response to a letter sent to him by Catholic League president William Donohue. Last month, Donohue wrote to Muhlenberg president Arthur Taylor registering his concerns over a statement that accompanied the display of an icon of Mary in the school’s chapel. [...]

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SINEAD DEFILES VIRGIN MARY

By | April 3rd, 1998|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

The Catholic League reacted with revulsion today to Sinead O’Connor’s foul-mouthed portrayal of the Virgin Mary in Neil Jordan’s movie, "The Butcher Boy." In one of a series of appearances to the film’s main character, a young boy, Sinead’s Mary gratuitously throws in the F-word while counseling him about the loss of his best friend. Catholic [...]

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“SOUTH PARK” INDICTS CHRISTIANS

By | April 1st, 1998|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

In last week’s episode of the Comedy Central program, "South Park," Christians were linked to Nazis as oppressors of homosexuals. The show, which aired on March 25, and which was repeated on March 28, had a segment that described homosexuals throughout history. In the midst of this discussion, "Big Gay Al" interrupted his commentary to say, [...]

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