2000 – August Releases

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

By | August 29th, 2000|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

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, American Atheists said that [...]

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ABCNEWS.COM REPORTER GETS TOO CUTE FOR CATHOLICS

By | August 18th, 2000|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

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 [...]

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NO FREE SPEECH FOR CATHOLICS AT DENVER AIRPORT

By | August 17th, 2000|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

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 address [...]

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APPEAL TO GORE: MOVE FUND-RAISER OR FIRE SANCHEZ

By | August 11th, 2000|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

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 [...]

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

By | August 10th, 2000|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

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 not cancel her reception [...]

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WHERE IS LIEBERMAN ON PLAYBOY MANSION “GORGY”?

By | August 9th, 2000|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

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 Catholic League [...]

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GORE’S PLAYBOY MANSION BASH TRIGGERS “WEB WAR”

By | August 7th, 2000|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

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, “Catholic League [...]

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CATHOLIC LEAGUE PRESS CONFERENCE

By | August 4th, 2000|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

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 [...]

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

By | August 3rd, 2000|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

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 [...]

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GORE’S PLAYBOY MANSION ORGANIZER IS TWO-FACED

By | August 2nd, 2000|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

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 [...]

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