SEN. LIEBERMAN’S REMARKS ON RELIGION AND POLITICS WELCOME: CHOICE OF VENUE IS NOT

In the past 24 hours, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) and American Atheists, Inc. have criticized Senator Joseph Lieberman for his remarks on religion and politics. The ADL said the remarks given by Senator Lieberman at a Protestant church last Sunday were inappropriate: “Language such as this risks alienating the American people.”  Similarly,... [Read more...]

ABCNEWS.COM REPORTER GETS TOO CUTE FOR CATHOLICS

In a story posted yesterday on the ABC News website, ABCNEWS.com, reporter Sue Masterman ridiculed Catholicism in her report, “Holy Disorder: Kids Are Dressed to Thrill at the Vatican Bash.”  Her article was based on the throngs of youths who have converged on Rome for World Youth Day.  Here are some of her observations: “The Vatican’s strict... [Read more...]

NO FREE SPEECH FOR CATHOLICS AT DENVER AIRPORT

Denver International Airport (DIA) has a chapel that is used by Christians, Jews and Muslims; an interfaith organization that represents the three religions, DIA Interfaith Chapel Inc., leases the space from DIA.  Mass is available for Catholics on Sunday and holy days of obligation.  Catholic passengers are alerted to the Mass schedule via the public... [Read more...]

APPEAL TO GORE: MOVE FUND-RAISER OR FIRE SANCHEZ

Rep. Loretta Sanchez has been denied the opportunity to speak at the convention next week because of her refusal to cancel the Playboy Mansion fund-raiser scheduled for August 15.  Now Democratic officials say they will decide on August 18 whether to remove her from her post as vice chairman of the Democratic National Committee.  On this morning’s... [Read more...]

GORE’S “GORGY” FEST AT PLAYBOY MANSION IS EXPLODING

In an AP story today, Maria Meier, a spokeswoman for Al Gore, contends that the Playboy Mansion Democratic fund-raiser scheduled for August 15 is not controlled by the vice president.  However, the Washington Post reports today “The Gore campaign has threatened to revoke Rep. Loretta Sanchez’s convention privileges and party post if she does... [Read more...]

WHERE IS LIEBERMAN ON PLAYBOY MANSION “GORGY”?

There is a report in today’s on-line edition of the Hollywood Reporter about Senator Joseph Lieberman’s “crusade to get Hollywood to clean up its act.”  In light of the Democratic fund-raiser scheduled for August 15 at the Playboy Mansion, it would be instructive to know how Senator Lieberman feels about the event. Addressing this issue is... [Read more...]

GORE’S PLAYBOY MANSION BASH TRIGGERS “WEB WAR”

At yesterday’s press conference in New York, Catholic League president William Donohue outlined the league’s plan of action regarding the Al Gore Playboy Mansion fund-raiser scheduled for August 15. As part of that effort, the league has placed a half-page ad in today’s edition of the Washington D.C. publication, Roll Call. The ad is titled,... [Read more...]

CATHOLIC LEAGUE PRESS CONFERENCE

When: Sunday, August 6, 1:00 pm Where: In Front of Playboy Enterprises 730 Fifth Avenue, NY NY (between 56th and 57th St.) Issue: Gore’s Playboy Mansion Fund-Raiser Scheduled for August 15 William Donohue will explain why the Catholic League is protesting the Playboy Mansion event and will outline what the league is doing about it. Both the venue... [Read more...]

CULTURE WAR IGNITES OVER GORE’S PLAYBOY MANSION “GORGY”

The Democratic fund-raiser at the Playboy Mansion, scheduled for August 15, is expected to raise $3 million for vice president Al Gore’s presidential campaign.  The Catholic League, which led the fight against George W. Bush for his appearance at Bob Jones University, is now pitted against Al Gore for refusing to cancel this event. Catholic League... [Read more...]

GORE’S PLAYBOY MANSION ORGANIZER IS TWO-FACED

On August 15, Rep. Loretta Sanchez is holding a Democratic fund-raiser at the Playboy Mansion; she is vice chairman of the Democratic National Committee, an appointment made by vice president Al Gore.   Ironically, Rep. Sanchez, a Catholic, was quite vocal in denouncing George W. Bush’s visit to Bob Jones University last winter; yet she is now orchestrating... [Read more...]

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