“MAD TV” BASHES CATHOLIC PRIEST

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 patient. The patient calls him... [Read more...]

SCRANTON-AREA CATHOLIC SCHOOL DRAWS BUSY-BODIES

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... [Read more...]

PRESS CONFERENCE TARGETS ABC-TV

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 virtually... [Read more...]

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

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... [Read more...]

MUHLENBERG PRESIDENT MAKES BIGOTED REMARK

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... [Read more...]

SINEAD DEFILES VIRGIN MARY

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... [Read more...]

“SOUTH PARK” INDICTS CHRISTIANS

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... [Read more...]