2004 – November Releases

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RAMADAN AND CHRISTMAS IN THE SCHOOLS

By | November 30th, 2004|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president William Donohue lists what some public schools recently did to accommodate Muslim students during Ramadan.  ·    Muslim students at Ygnacio Valley High School in Concord, California were allowed to use an available room to pray. Tahali Community School in St. Cloud, Florida provided a quiet space for students to pray in the afternoon. [...]

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“RELIGION-FRIENDLY ZONE” DECALS FOR CHRISTMAS

By | November 29th, 2004|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president William Donohue explained today what the Catholic League is doing this year to promote Christmas celebrations: “Every December the Catholic League expends considerable resources fighting against those who seek to censor Christmas.  The issues are multiple: we have fought those who seek to ban the display of crèches on public property; those who [...]

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CINDY ADAMS ATTACKS GAYS

By | November 23rd, 2004|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

In her syndicated column on the Thanksgiving holiday, gossip maven Cindy Adams takes comedic jabs at 50 subjects, almost all of which are individuals.  But her final remark seeks not to lampoon a celebrity—it seeks to stab an institution.  Adams expresses her thanks to the Catholic Church for “bringing new meaning to the proverb, ‘Abstinence makes [...]

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“BAD EDUCATION” IS BAD THEATER

By | November 19th, 2004|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

  Louis Giovino, director of communications for the Catholic League, was at the first New York showing today of Pedro Almodovar’s film, “Bad Education.”  He gave Catholic League president William Donohue a report on the movie.  Donohue, in turn, wrote the following release: “Giovino is looking for a raise after witnessing this depravity.  What tweaked our [...]

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WHISTLE-BLOWING GROUP BASHES CATHOLICS

By | November 19th, 2004|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

 Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) has filed a lawsuit under the Freedom of Information Act against the U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) alleging that a series of non-competitive hires have taken place.  PEER, a non-profit network for whistle-blowers who identify government actions that violate environmental laws, issued a news release on November 17 stating [...]

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CALIFORNIA MISSIONS DESERVE FEDERAL FUNDS

By | November 18th, 2004|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

A bill passed by the House of Representatives authorizing $10 million for the restoration of 21 Spanish missions in California has been submitted to President Bush for approval.  Of the 21 missions, 19 are owned by the Catholic Church and two are owned by the state; seven have been declared national landmarks. Democratic Senator Barbara Boxer, [...]

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TULSA WELCOMES CATHOLIC BASHING

By | November 17th, 2004|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

 On November 18-20, the Nightingale Theater in Tulsa, Oklahoma, will again feature the notoriously anti-Catholic play, “Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All for You”; it opened last weekend.  Here’s what Catholic League president William Donohue had to say about it: “There is not an anti-Catholic anywhere in the nation who has seen ‘Sister Mary Ignatius’ who [...]

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ANTI-CHRISTIAN BIGOTRY EXPLODES AT VILLAGE VOICE

By | November 16th, 2004|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president William Donohue called attention today to the anti-Christian explosion under way at the Village Voice: *The day after the election, James Ridgeway confessed, “The dream has become a nightmare.”  By that he meant “the dream of a secular, liberal democracy.”  Why?  Because, he said, “the Christians are stronger than ever.”  On 11-16, Ridgeway blasted [...]

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HOLLYWOOD EMBRACES PEDOPHILIA

By | November 12th, 2004|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Catholic League president William Donohue comments today on the movie, “Kinsey,” which opens today, and the film, “Birth,” which opened two weeks ago: “Why are so many in the entertainment industry angry with the less than one percent of priests today who have been accused of sexual molestation—almost all of whom are homosexuals, not pedophiles—when their [...]

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NUNS ANGER PLANNED PARENTHOOD

By | November 8th, 2004|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Starting today, 27 counties in Illinois are allowing federal workers to select a Catholic-based insurance plan that does not cover abortion, contraceptives or fertility treatment.  Run by the Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis, OSF HealthPlans is being touted as an example of the faith-based initiatives favored by President Bush. Gloria Feldt, president of [...]

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