2005 – December Releases

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VILE “SOUTH PARK” EPISODE PULLED

By | December 30th, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue released the following comments today on “South Park”: “Several news stories today are reporting on the decision by Comedy Central to pull a scheduled rerun of the ‘Bloody Mary’ episode that was  shown on ‘South Park’ on December 7-10.  The decision reflects what I asked for in our news release of [...]

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ABC-TV DISCOVERS “POPE JOAN”

By | December 29th, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Tonight, ABC’s “Primetime” will air a segment, “On the Trail of Pope Joan,” that raises questions about the possible existence of Pope Joan.  Catholic League president Bill Donohue weighed in today: “ABC has been busy questioning the divinity of Jesus for years, what with its infamous ‘Search for Jesus’ specials.  In May of this year, it [...]

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THERE ARE NO CHRISTMAS WARS?

By | December 22nd, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

The following events/remarks were made at Christmastime 2005: The Palm Beach Post said that in South Florida malls, “There are dangling ornaments, Christmas trees, but no crosses or angels, certainly no Mother Mary cradling her newborn son” (our italics).  Senior citizens were told by government officials in Winter Park, Florida that they were not allowed to sing Christmas carols.  [...]

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SECULAR LEFT CENSORS CHRISTIAN VOICE

By | December 20th, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue commented today on the two latest examples of attempts by the secular left to censor Christians: “New York and California are among the most left-wing states in the nation, and now they have added to their legacy by trying to shut down Christian speech in two unrelated incidents. “In New York, [...]

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CHRISTMAS VANDALS GO BERSERK

By | December 20th, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Here’s what Catholic League president Bill Donohue said today about the rash of vandalism this year at Christmastime: “From nativity scenes to secular Christmas displays, vandals have hit the following places: Homewood, AL; Montgomery, AL; Bella Vista, AR; Van Buren, AR; Eureka Springs, AR; Little Rock, AR; Covina, CA; Fremont, CA; Newport Beach, CA; Fresno, CA; [...]

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MANGER SCENE DISPLAYED IN CENTRAL PARK

By | December 19th, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue commented today about the league’s nativity scene in Central Park: “The Catholic League is proud to display its nativity scene in Central Park, but we continue to be dismayed by the refusal of New York City to allow a crèche in its public schools.  That issue is still before the courts, [...]

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ALITO HIT WITH BOGUS CHARGES

By | December 16th, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

A report by Americans United for Separation of Church and State on Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito was the subject of commentary today by Catholic League president Bill Donohue: “Americans United has just released a report on Samuel Alito that is rife with bogus charges.  In the first paragraph, the report suggests that the First Amendment [...]

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PRESS CONFERENCE

By | December 14th, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

WHEN:                THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15, 1:30PM WHERE:               FRONT OF ST. PATRICK’S CATHEDRAL, NYC PURPOSE:           JEWS OKAY CHRISTMAS CELEBRATIONS ATTENDEES: DON FEDER, PRESIDENT, JEWS AGAINST ANTI-CHRISTIAN DEFAMATION (JAACD) JACKIE MASON, FOUNDING MEMBER, JAACD RABBI ARYEH SPERO, JAACD BOARD OF ADVISORS RAOUL FELDER, JAACD BOARD OF ADVISORS BARRY FARBER, JAACD BOARD OF ADVISORS BILL DONOHUE, PRESIDENT, CATHOLIC LEAGUE [...]

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CHRISTMAS CENSORS BAN 4TH OF JULY

By | December 14th, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Patricia Sonntag, director of the office of Services to Students with Disabilities at California State University, Sacramento, has banned 4th of July celebrations, along with Christmas, from her office.  Here is her directive: “With the new year, we will now celebrate the seasons and holiday without decorations in the public areas and hallways.  This is a secular [...]

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CHRISTMAS PARTY ETIQUETTE

By | December 13th, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue commented today on Christmas party etiquette: “This is a big week for Christmas parties in the workplace, so be careful.  Monster.com doesn’t mince any words: ‘A Christmas party may alienate some staff.’  Unfortunately, it doesn’t give any advice on who these anti-Christmas party people might be.  Jacqueline Whitmore, the founder of [...]

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