HOST TO ANTI-CATHOLIC PLAY RECEIVES FEDERAL FUNDS

From April 26 to May 21, the Irondale Ensemble Project will perform the anti-Catholic play, “The Pope and The Witch,” at the Theater for the New City in New York’s East Village. Written by the 1997 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, Dario Fo, the play has been characterized by Newsday as involving “a heroin-addicted, paranoid... [Read more...]

“THE VIRGIN SUICIDES” EXPLOITS CATHOLICISM

“The Virgin Suicides,” which opened in select theaters on April 21 in New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles, is a film about five Catholic teenage girls who are reared in a sexually repressive home; all of them eventually commit suicide. Written and directed by Sofia Coppola, the daughter of Francis Ford Coppola (who produced the movie),... [Read more...]

JOINT STATEMENT FROM NJ TRANSIT BOARD CHAIRMAN JAMES WEINSTEIN AND NJ TRANSIT EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR JEFFREY A. WARSH

NEWARK, NJ, April 20, 2000 — “NJ TRANSIT wishes to express its sincerest apologies to the Rev. Kevin Ashe, the Park Performing Arts Center in Union City and any other group or individual that may have been offended by NY TRANSIT’s decision not to include the ‘Passion Play’ performers in Opening Day festivities for the Hudson-Bergen... [Read more...]

NEW JERSEY TRANSIT DISCRIMINATES AGAINST CATHOLICS

Officials at New Jersey Transit denied a Catholic group the right to sing at a celebration of a new light rail system last Saturday while allowing a Gospel group the right to perform. Up until the day before the event, the Catholic group, the Park Performing Arts Center in Union City, was told that it could participate in the celebration. But then the... [Read more...]

ANTI-CATHOLIC GAY GROUP RESURFACES FOR EASTER

The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, a group of homosexuals dressed as nuns, have events scheduled for Good Friday and Easter Sunday in San Francisco. On Good Friday, they will sponsor “Hot Cross Buns,” a fetish fashion show that provides “a chance to get spanked” (free Sticky Buns are awarded to those who get spanked). Dr. Carol... [Read more...]