1999 – September Releases

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VOMIT BAG PROTEST MOUNTS AT BROOKLYN MUSEUM

By | September 30th, 1999|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president William Donohue commented today on Saturday’s rally at the Brooklyn Museum of Art: "On October 2, Catholic League personnel will distribute vomit bags to the first 500 attendees of the ‘Sensation’ exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum of Art; we will commence our protest at 11:00 a.m. The distribution of vomit bags—all of which [...]

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JESSE “THE BIGOT” VENTURA

By | September 30th, 1999|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

In the November issue of Playboy, Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura is quoted as saying the following: "Organized religion is a sham and a crutch for weak-minded people who need strength in numbers. It tells people to go out and stick their noses in other people’s business." William Donohue, president of the Catholic League, opined this way: "The [...]

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CATHOLICS TO RALLY AT BROOKLYN MUSEUM OF ART

By | September 29th, 1999|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

On Saturday, October 2, the Catholic League will lead a rally protesting the "Sensation" exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum of Art. The rally will take place outside the museum and will begin at 11:00 a.m., when the museum opens. Catholic League president William Donohue expressed his views on the rally today: "No one has ever said [...]

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ANOTHER CATHOLIC-BASHING MOVIE HITS NEW YORK

By | September 28th, 1999|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

According to New York Post film critic, Thelma Adams, the movie "Julien Donkey-Boy" features "masturbating nuns," a man who wears "a large image of Christ around his neck while he rubs himself during an erotic phone chat with his sister" and other "blasphemous" elements. Also included are "incest, insanity, murder, sexual abuse and circus side-show freaks." The movie [...]

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CATHOLICS SALUTE GIULIANI ON “SNUFF ART”; HILLARY’S POSITION SOUGHT

By | September 23rd, 1999|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

The decision of New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani to oppose funding of the Brooklyn Museum of Art—unless it cancels its offensive "Sensation" exhibit—was greeted with applause today by many Catholics. Catholic League president William Donohue outlined the league’s new strategy: "The Brooklyn Museum of Art has offended Catholics by rationalizing its decision to host ‘Sensation,’ an [...]

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BEASTLY EXHIBIT AT BROOKLYN MUSEUM OF ART

By | September 16th, 1999|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Beginning October 2, the Brooklyn Museum of Art will feature "Sensation: Young British Artists from the Saatchi Collection." The exhibit contains the work of 42 artists that have been furnished by Charles Saatchi, a leading collector of contemporary art. Among the displays is one by Chris Ofili, "The Holy Virgin Mary." This collage shows a Black [...]

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ATTACK ON POPE PIUS XII REACHES NEW HEIGHTS

By | September 8th, 1999|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

In the October edition of Vanity Fair, there is an excerpt from a new book by the British author, John Cornwell. The book, Hitler’s Pope: The Secret History of Pius XII, will be published by Viking Press in October. Catholic League president William Donohue commented on the Vanity Fair article today: "Scholarship which purports to be ground-breaking must offer evidence that [...]

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MGM BOMBS WITH “STIGMATA”

By | September 1st, 1999|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Tamara Collins, a research analyst at the Catholic League, has previewed the MGM movie "Stigmata." She describes the film, which opens September 10, as an attempt to use a supernatural thriller as a vehicle for making a political attack on the Catholic Church. "The thrust of the plot," says Collins, "is that there exists a lost [...]

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