DNC TARGETED IN FIRST OF SERIES OF ADS

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... [Read more...]

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

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... [Read more...]

HOLLYWOOD WARS ON CATHOLICISM AGAIN

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,’... [Read more...]

McAULIFFE TO PROVIDE DNC RESPONSE TO CHARGE OF BIGOTRY

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... [Read more...]

NEBRASKA ROTARIANS WELCOME ANTI-CATHOLIC BIGOT

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... [Read more...]

DEMOCRATS TO PROBE DNC ON CHARGES OF BIGOTRY

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... [Read more...]

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