2001 – July Releases

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OREGON BILLBOARD COMPANY SNUBS CATHOLIC LEAGUE OFFER

By | July 31st, 2001|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

“The Pope is the Antichrist,” is what the billboard owned by Outdoor Media Dimensions says.  Paid for by Larry Weathers, a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Remnant Ministries (a splinter group of the Seventh Day Adventists), the anti-Catholic ad is posted on Interstate 5 near Medford, Oregon, in the southern part of the state.  Many [...]

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STATEMENT ON “CORPUS CHRISTI” CATHOLIC LEAGUE FOR RELIGIOUS AND CIVIL RIGHTS

By | July 16th, 2001|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

William Donohue, president of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, issued the following statement today on the play, “Corpus Christi.”  It will be performed on the campus of Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne in August. “The decision of IPFW to host the play, ‘Corpus Christi,’ is not an endorsement of the play itself.  It [...]

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MILLER BREWING STICKS IT TO CATHOLICS

By | July 16th, 2001|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

On June 30, porn star Rebecca Lord, Howard Stern and Robin Quivers (Stern’s sidekick) slandered Catholic priests on the “Howard Stern Show” on E! Entertainment television. On July 2, Catholic League president William Donohue wrote a letter to Jeffrey C. Bible, the CEO of Philip Morris Companies, Inc. (Philip Morris owns Miller), requesting that Miller drop [...]

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ANTI-CATHOLIC BIGOTS RALLY TO ATTACK VATICAN

By | July 12th, 2001|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

On July 14, a group of pro-abortion feminists, led by Frances Kissling of Catholics for a Free Choice, and Feminist Majority leader Eleanor Smeal, will hold a rally at the Vatican Mission in New York and the Vatican embassy in Washington, D.C.  The demonstrators are protesting what they say is the Vatican’s lack of accountability in [...]

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TNT SHOW, “WITCHBLADE,” SMEARS CATHOLICISM

By | July 11th, 2001|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Last night’s episode of the TNT show, “Witchblade,” smeared Catholicism with an historically unfair portrayal of the role of Pope Pius XII during the Holocaust. The script dealt with a New York City Policewoman, Sara Pezzini, who exercises special powers given to her by the magical witchblade (an instrument originally possessed by the Vatican).  In the [...]

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SALVATION ARMY ISSUE IS A RELIGIOUS LIBERTY ISSUE

By | July 10th, 2001|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

In today’s edition of the Washington Post, it is alleged that there is an agreement between the White House and the Salvation Army that would protect charities like the Salvation Army from intrusive state and local laws in return for support for President Bush’s faith-based initiatives. Commenting on this development is Catholic League president William Donohue: “The [...]

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NEW NOW LEADER IS FOE OF CATHOLICS

By | July 3rd, 2001|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

On July 1, the National Organization for Women (NOW) announced that Kim Gandy was elected the new president of the organization.  Catholic League president William Donohue regards her as a foe of Catholicism and explained why today: “NOW claims to represent 145 million women in the United States yet has only 500,000 members.  Even more telling, [...]

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HOWARD STERN SLANDERS PRIESTS

By | July 2nd, 2001|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

On Friday night, porn star Rebecca Lord appeared on the “Howard Stern Show” on E! Entertainment.  When she said she had a comment to make about religion, Stern gave her the okay.  Lord said her complaint was with the Catholic Church for being critical of her line of work.  At that point Stern jumped in saying, [...]

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