2000 – November Releases

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HOUSTON PORN-ART GALLERY OWNER SHEDS BIAS

By | November 30th, 2000|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Earlier this month, a group of Hispanics in Houston, Texas protested what they saw as a blasphemous, obscene and racist exhibit at the Redbud Gallery.  The exhibit in question, “Sextablos: Works on Metal,” is a play on the Spanish word, retablo; retablos are Mexican paintings of saints on sheets of tin.  “Sextablos” features many pornographic images, [...]

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HOLOCAUST “EXPERT” RAILROADS DELAWARE’S NEWS JOURNAL AND JEWISH GROUP

By | November 30th, 2000|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

On Nov. 13, the News Journal of Wilmington, Delaware ran a story on a “nationally known Holocaust educator Jack P. McGough.”  McGough had spoken the day before at the student center on the campus of the University of Delaware (UD) in Newark; he was identified as a professor at UD.  The Jewish Federation of Delaware sponsored his talk, [...]

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MARILYN MANSON FIRES AT CATHOLICISM

By | November 21st, 2000|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Marilyn Manson’s new CD, “Holy Wood,” is replete with assaults on religion and celebratory comments on violence.  On the cover is a picture of Manson on a crucifix with his jawbone removed; both Circuit City and Best Buy have required Interscope Records to put an alternative cover on the CD. The new single from the album [...]

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“QUILLS” SPINS HISTORY

By | November 20th, 2000|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

A new movie, “Quills,” which is scheduled for limited release on November 22, is a fictional account of the real-life French maniac, Marquis de Sade; Fox Searchlight is distributing the film nationwide on December 8.  A creative period piece, “Quills” invents a priest-character who bears no resemblance to the priest who attended to Sade in the [...]

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GAY EXTREMISTS SEEK TO INTIMIDATE BISHOPS

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

On Sunday, the nation’s Roman Catholic bishops will meet in Washington, D.C. for three days.  The National Conference of Catholic Bishops will be greeted with a protest launched by Soulforce, a radical Christian group that seeks to change Christianity’s teachings on homosexuality.  Their goal is to wage a “Stop Spiritual Violence” campaign against the bishops by [...]

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SPOKESMAN-REVIEW DUMPS WOMAN FOR LABELING JESUIT COLLEGE PRESIDENT A “NAZI PRIEST”

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

In yesterday’s edition of the Spokane, Washington newspaper, the Spokesman-Review, a headline was run entitled, “Nazi priest promotes his book.”  The story called attention to a talk and book signing by Rev. Robert Spitzer, president of Gonzaga University, at a local bookstore.  Neither Father Spitzer’s talk nor book has anything to do with Nazism. Upon learning of [...]

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SPOKESMAN-REVIEW CALLS JESUIT COLLEGE PREZ A NAZI

By | November 8th, 2000|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

In “The Region” section of today’s edition of the Spokesman-Review, the president of Gonzaga University, Rev. Robert Spitzer, is called a Nazi.  The Spokane, Washington daily ran a short piece entitled, “Nazi priest promotes his book.”  The story was simply a blurb announcing a talk and book signing that Father Spitzer was doing at a local bookstore. [...]

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KANSAS CITY STAR’S OBSESSION WITH PRIESTS AND AIDS

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

Last January, the Kansas City Star released a sex survey of Roman Catholic priests that purported to show that priests were dying of AIDS at a rate much higher than the general population.  Now the same newspaper has released new findings, this time saying that more than 300 AIDS-related priest deaths have been documented. Catholic League president William [...]

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GORE WILL NOT DUMP TV SPOT WITH CHER

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

The Catholic League today asked the campaign headquarters of Al Gore to cancel tonight’s ad with Cher that is scheduled to appear on BET.  The league’s request was in response to Cher’s new song, “Sisters of Mercy,” a track that defames the order of nuns by that name. A Gore spokesman from the vice president’s headquarters [...]

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GORE ASKED TO DUMP TONIGHT’S AD WITH CHER

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

The Catholic League has asked Vice President Al Gore to cancel an ad that is scheduled to air tonight on BET with pop singer Cher; the first of the two-part ad aired last night on BET.  The league’s request is prompted by the soon-to-be released new song by Cher, “Sisters of Mercy.”  The song is explicitly [...]

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