2002 – September Releases

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DNC TARGETED IN FIRST OF SERIES OF ADS

By | September 13th, 2002|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president William Donohue issued the following statement today regarding the Democratic National Committee (DNC): “The current edition of the National Catholic Register (September 15-21) carries the first of a series of ads the Catholic League is running in Catholic and secular newspapers targeting the DNC.  Though the league has heard from Rep. Tom Lantos and Rep. [...]

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EISNER TO MEET WITH DISNEY INVESTORS: TIME HAS COME TO DUMP MIRAMAX

By | September 11th, 2002|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Yesterday, the Catholic League issued a news release regarding two upcoming anti-Catholic films, “The Magdalene Sisters” and “The Crime of Father Amaro.”  The former movie was purchased on Monday by a Disney subsidiary, Miramax, and the latter is being released by Samuel Goldwyn Films.  Michael Eisner, who heads Disney, will meet with company investors in New [...]

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HOLLYWOOD WARS ON CATHOLICISM AGAIN

By | September 10th, 2002|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Yesterday, Miramax Films purchased the rights to “The Magdalene Sisters.”  Three weeks ago, Samuel Goldwyn Films picked up “The Crime of Father Amaro.”  Both movies attack Catholicism.  Catholic League president William Donohue commented on this today: “Harvey Weinstein of Miramax is known for such anti-Catholic movies as ‘Priest,’ ‘Butcher Boy,’ ‘Dogma,’ and ‘40 Days and 40 [...]

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McAULIFFE TO PROVIDE DNC RESPONSE TO CHARGE OF BIGOTRY

By | September 5th, 2002|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

The Catholic League’s quest to get the Democratic National Committee (DNC) to drop its association with an anti-Catholic group, Catholics for a Free Choice (CFFC), came a step closer yesterday when Congressman Tim Roemer (D-IN) entered the fray.  Rep. Roemer wrote a letter to Catholic League president William Donohue saying he has written to DNC chairman [...]

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NEBRASKA ROTARIANS WELCOME ANTI-CATHOLIC BIGOT

By | September 5th, 2002|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

On August 29, Nebraska state senator Ernie Chambers addressed a crowd of wealthy businessmen at a luncheon hosted by the Suburban Rotary Club of Omaha.  Chambers, who is black, attacked the Catholic Church before an all white audience.  “The Catholic Church is more effective as a criminal enterprise than the mafia,” said Chambers. Catholic League president [...]

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DEMOCRATS TO PROBE DNC ON CHARGES OF BIGOTRY

By | September 3rd, 2002|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Now that Congress is back in session, there are indications that the Catholic League’s complaint against the Democratic National Committee (DNC) will be taken seriously.  Catholic League president William Donohue addressed this issue today: “A member of the staff of Representative Tom Lantos (D-CA) called last week to inform us that the congressman was making the [...]

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