2000 – October Releases

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PRO-ABORTS TAKE AIM AT ARCHBISHOP EGAN

By | October 31st, 2000|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Planned Parenthood of New York and Catholics for a Free Choice blasted Archbishop Edward M. Egan of New York yesterday for his Sunday homily urging Catholics to vote for those “who share our commitment to fundamental rights for the unborn.”  The Archbishop’s appeal was also made in the form of a letter he sent to all [...]

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ABC’S “POLITICALLY INCORRECT” CONTINUES ITS ATTACK ON ROMAN CATHOLICISM

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

Last Friday night’s episode of ABC’s “Politically Incorrect” triggered a record number of complaints to the Catholic League.  The discussion was Halloween and how it relates to paganism.  The show’s host, Bill Maher, commented how “Christianity is grafted on paganism”; media critic Holly McClure agreed.  Actor Guy Torry then remarked, “Halloween was started in the Catholic [...]

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CATHOLIC BASHERS STUFF HILLARY’S COFFERS

By | October 25th, 2000|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

There were at least eight famous contributors to Hillary Clinton’s fundraising event at Roseland Ballroom last night who have a record of Catholic bashing.  Here is the evidence: Ben Affleck played in the anti-Catholic movie, “Dogma,” and admitted that “The film is definitely meant to push buttons” Molly Shannon is best known for her crude portrayal [...]

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MICHIGAN ANTI-VOUCHER ACTIVISTS RESORT TO LYING

By | October 25th, 2000|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Anti-school choice activists in Michigan have now resorted to lying in their effort to stop the voucher initiative, Proposal 1, from winning on November 7. Television ads, run by “ALL Kids First!”, show a disabled child in a wheelchair featuring the statement, “private schools are allowed to reject disabled students like Angelica.”  But as the Michigan [...]

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DISHONESTY MARKS CATHOLIC SURVEY

By | October 24th, 2000|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholics for a Free Choice (CFFC) today released the results of a survey of Catholic voters.  Catholic League president William Donohue read the survey and commented as follows: “Belden Russonello & Stewart, hired by Catholics for a Free Choice to do its survey, is not a disinterested research firm: in 1999 it was described before a [...]

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BROOKLYN CHURCH VANDAL GETS PROBATION; SEN. SCHUMER WILL SEEK FEDERAL PROBE

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

Primus St. Croix, the man who has confessed to destroying five religious statues in the Diocese of Brooklyn, was sentenced today to five years probation. The Catholic League has requested New York Senator Charles Schumer to ask the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate whether St. Croix can be prosecuted under the Freedom of Access to [...]

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IRS TO INVESTIGATE CHURCH-STATE ABUSES

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

The Internal Revenue Service has agreed to investigate whether the campaigns of Hillary Clinton and John Corzine occasioned an infraction of IRS rules regarding church and state matters.  The Catholic League also registered a complaint against Vice President Al Gore but was told that there was nothing the IRS could do about his recent bid to [...]

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JUSTICE DENIED IN BROOKLYN CHURCH VANDAL CASE

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

Yesterday, in Brooklyn Criminal Court, Primus St. Croix pleaded guilty to destroying five religious statues in the Brooklyn Diocese.  Judge Anne Feldman accepted his guilty plea and is expected to sentence St. Croix today; she has indicated that he will be given five years probation. At yesterday’s hearing, Lance Ogiste, the district attorney’s executive assistant, said, [...]

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BROOKLYN CHURCH VANDAL GETS OFF EASY

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

Primus St. Croix, the man who used a sledgehammer to destroy statues at five Brooklyn Catholic churches, is about to be placed on five years probation.  Under a plea bargaining agreement, St. Croix will serve no time behind bars. William Donohue, president of the Catholic League, voiced his concerns over the pending agreement: “Thanks to a [...]

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PETA RIPS OFF CATHOLIC IMAGERY

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

Beginning today, People for The Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is launching an advertising campaign that shows The Shroud of Turin along with the words, “Make a Lasting Impression—Go Vegetarian.”  The international campaign, which will originate in Turin, Italy, argues that Jesus was a vegetarian; it begins on the eve of the feast day of St. [...]

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