ABERCROMBIE & FITCH BARES MORE THAN ITS BIGOTRY

The Spring Break 2001 catalog of Abercrombie & Fitch resembles a porn magazine aimed at teenagers.  It also bashes Catholicism. Inscribed on the plastic cover of the catalog is “A&F XXX Adventure: Get Wet Set & Go on Spring Break.”  The publication, which retails for 6 dollars, features male nudity (with a sprinkling of female nudity)... [Read more...]

SANTA FE MUSEUM OUTRAGES LOCAL CATHOLICS

The Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe, New Mexico, is now featuring an exhibition, “Cyber Arte: Where Tradition Meets Technology.”  One of the entries, “Our Lady,” is a photo collage by Alma Lopez that replaces the traditional image of the Virgin Mary of Guadalupe with a woman in a rose petal bikini; a bare-breasted woman appears... [Read more...]

FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY HOSTS “CORPUS CHRISTI”

The Terrence McNally play about a gay Jesus, “Corpus Christi,” will be performed at Florida Atlantic University, March 28-31.  Commenting on this today is Catholic League president William Donohue: “Florida Atlantic University has programs aimed at students who are Thai, Haitian, Chinese, African American, women, gays and Jews.  This week it... [Read more...]

BUSH INVITE TO IAN PAISLEY OFFENDS CATHOLICS

On Friday, March 16, President George W. Bush will hold a St. Patrick’s Day reception for Irish-American leaders.  Among those invited is Ian Paisley, a Northern Ireland activist known mostly for his hatred of the Catholic Church. Catholic League president William Donohue was invited to attend the reception but turned down the offer due to a scheduling... [Read more...]

DOES TED TURNER’S APOLOGY COUNT?

The Catholic League has been notified that Ted Turner has apologized for his derogatory remark aimed at Catholics regarding the Ash Wednesday incident.  William Donohue, president of the Catholic League, has read Turner’s statement and issued the following comment today: “We at the Catholic League are admittedly torn by what has happened.  On... [Read more...]

2000 ANNUAL REPORT ON ANTI-CATHOLICISM

The Catholic League’s 2000 Annual Report on Anti-Catholicism is now available. The annual report lists incidents of anti-Catholicism that were brought to the league’s attention in 2000.  Entries from the following areas are listed: activist organizations; the arts; business and the workplace; education; government; the media; miscellaneous. ... [Read more...]