1998 – December Releases

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NATIVITY SCENE TO BE ERECTED IN CENTRAL PARK

By | December 16th, 1998|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

On December 17, at 3:45 p.m., Msgr. John Woolsey will bless the Catholic League crèche in Central Park. Joining him will be the Catholic League staff. The site of the crèche is 5th Avenue and 59th Street. This is the fourth year that the Catholic League has received a permit from the Parks Department to erect a crèche [...]

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“THE MOST FABULOUS STORY EVER TOLD” REVEALS A LOT

By | December 16th, 1998|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Prior to Monday night’s opening of the Paul Rudnick play, "The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told," the Catholic League was asked by those in the media for a comment. It was our decision to ignore the play. We protested "Corpus Christi" because it was the work of a three-time Tony award winner and had a realistic [...]

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CATHOLICS SHOULD SUPPORT THE PRINCE OF EGYPT

By | December 14th, 1998|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

In 1997 and 1998, Jeffrey Katzenberg of DreamWorks invited Catholic League president William Donohue to visit his studio for the purpose of previewing the film, The Prince of Egypt. The movie is an animated adaptation of the Biblical story of Moses. Having seen the movie develop, Donohue is convinced that this is a Hollywood production that all [...]

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ACLU AND AMERICAN ATHEISTS PRIVILEGE JUDAISM

By | December 10th, 1998|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

A 50-year tradition of having a crèche in St. Ann, Missouri came to an end yesterday when a federal judge ordered the Nativity scene removed; he said it represented government endorsement of religion. The order by U.S. District Judge Charles A. Shaw said nothing about the presence of a menorah in a City Hall window. Denise [...]

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PHOTO MOUNTS VILE ATTACK ON JESUS, MARY AND JOSEPH

By | December 10th, 1998|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

The November edition of the French publication, Photo, which is the issue that is currently being sold in the United States, has a picture on the cover of a bare-breasted woman hanging on a cross with a crown of thorns around her head. The cover story is entitled "The Life of Jesus in Photos." The fourteen page-story [...]

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OREGON EDUCATION OFFICE SUBJECT TO FEDERAL PROBE

By | December 10th, 1998|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

The failure of the Oregon Superintendent of Public Instruction, Norma Paulus, to initiate a review of a potential violation of church and state matter may result in a federal investigation of her office. The issue revolves around four women and one man from the staff of Tillamook High School who dressed as nuns and priests at [...]

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VOUCHER FOES EXPOSE REAL AGENDA

By | December 9th, 1998|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

On December 8, activists on behalf of public education met in Milwaukee to outline a 12-point action plan to protect public schools from the threat of the Milwaukee voucher program. Led by People for the American Way and the NAACP, the activists charged that private and religious schools that receive funds from the Milwaukee voucher program [...]

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HUNTER COLLEGE NEWSPAPER SPORTS “CONDOM JESUS”

By | December 4th, 1998|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

The November 24 edition of the Hunter College student newspaper, Envoy, has two pictures of a man putting a condom on his penis; below is a graphic representation of Jesus crucified to the cross wearing a condom. The segment is entitled, "Culture Shock: Envoy Arts and Culture." Above the first two graphics it says, "Condom Use Made [...]

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AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY JUSTIFIES BIGOTRY

By | December 2nd, 1998|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

On October 18, an anti-Catholic group, the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, held a "wig drive" in San Francisco to benefit the American Cancer Society (ACS); over $1300 and 100 wigs were collected to service women who have suffered hair loss as a result of breast cancer. As is customary, the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence paraded as [...]

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FIEGER TAKES HIS CATHOLIC BASHING TO RADIO

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

Geoffrey Fieger, Dr. Kevorkian’s former lawyer, has hit the radio talk-show circuit on WXYT-AM in Detroit. Having recently run an unsuccessful campaign for the Michigan gubernatorial post, Fieger railed against the Catholic Church yesterday in his show’s debut. According to the Detroit Free Press, "Fieger said Catholic archdiocesan spokesman Ned McGrath’s recent statements were enough ‘to remove [...]

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