ARTISTS IDENTIFY VIRGIN MARY AS WHORE

Beginning March 4 and ending March 14, there will be 12 performances of the play, “‘Tis a Pity She’s a Whore,” at New York Performance Works, a downtown New York theater. The play was written by John Ford in 1633 during the English Renaissance. It has been called a “bloody revenge tragedy” that features incest, stabbing and... [Read more...]

1998 ANNUAL REPORT ON ANTI-CATHOLICISM IS PUBLISHED

The Catholic League’s 1998 Annual Report on Anti-Catholicism is now available. The report contains a ten-page preface and executive summary and sixty pages of evidence. The findings include incidents of anti-Catholicism that emanate from activist organizations, the artistic community, business and the workplace, education, government and the media.... [Read more...]

TED TURNER APOLOGIZES FOR OFFENSIVE REMARK

The Corporate Affairs Department of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. has just sent to the Catholic League a statement by Ted Turner. It reads, “Mr. Turner regrets any offense his comments may have caused while in Washington, D.C. and extends his heartfelt apologies.” Mr. Turner’s apology comes in the wake of yesterday’s news release... [Read more...]

TED TURNER EMBARRASSES HIMSELF IN PUBLIC

TV-mogul Ted Turner received an award yesterday at the 27th annual meeting of the National Family Planning and Reproductive Health Association. According to a report in the Washington Times, he drew laughter and applause with remarks about sex, the Ten Commandments and Pope John Paul II. Turner, who has five children, commented that everyone should... [Read more...]

CLINTON’S VIEW OF HITLER IS FLAWED

At this morning’s 47th annual National Prayer Breakfast, President Clinton said that “throughout history people have prayed to God to aid them in war.” He also said that “No faith is blameless in saying that they have taken up arms against others of other faiths, other races—because it was God’s will that they do so.” These... [Read more...]