2005 – December Releases

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JOSEPH CALIFANO CONDEMNS “SOUTH PARK”

By | December 12th, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

On December 8, Catholic League president Bill Donohue issued a news release describing the script of a “South Park” episode that defiled the Virgin Mary: it showed a statue of her “bleeding out her ass.”  Later in the show it had a cartoon character of Pope Benedict XVI conclude that the bleeding was coming from her [...]

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HOLIDAY CAROLS

By | December 9th, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

In keeping with the spirit of political correctness, the Catholic League recommends the adoption of the following songs at Holidaytime: “I’m Dreaming of a White Holiday”; “O Holiday Tree”; “All I Want for The Holiday Is My Two Front Teeth; “We Wish You a Merry Holiday”; “The Twelve Days of the Holiday”; “The Holiday Song”; “Rockin’ [...]

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VIRGIN MARY DEFILED ON “SOUTH PARK”

By | December 8th, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue remarked today about last night’s episode of “South Park” (it will run again for the next three nights): “A ‘South Park’ character gets a DWI and is ordered to attend AA meetings.  Told about the 12-step program, he concludes that he needs a miracle to cure him.  The plot then focuses [...]

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LANDS’ END RESOLVES CHRISTMAS DISPUTE

By | December 8th, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue explained why the Catholic League’s dispute with Lands’ End has been resolved: “On December 1, we issued a news release expressing our displeasure with Lands’ End for contributing to the dumbing-down of Christmas.  We did not so much object to the company’s preference for using the term ‘holiday’ over ‘Christmas’ (and [...]

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NO CHRISTMAS TREES ALLOWED

By | December 7th, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue commented today on the displacement of Christmas trees: “The following venues have replaced Christmas trees with ‘Holiday Trees’: Hagerstown, Maryland; Duffy Square in Times Square, New York; Overland Park, Kansas; Roanoke, Virginia; Bangor, Maine; Westminster, Maryland; and Auburn University (a vote by the Student Senate to change the name to ‘Christmas [...]

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CHRISTMAS PANIC HITS FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIV.

By | December 6th, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue addressed the panic over Christmas that has hit Florida Atlantic University (FAU): “On most campuses, the night before finals is when students cram until they’re exhausted, but not at FAU this term: last Thursday, many attended an ‘EMERGENCY’ meeting about the controversy surrounding the school’s ‘Finals Week’ tree.  For the past [...]

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LANDS’ END NEUTERS CHRISTMAS

By | December 1st, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

When the Catholic League got a tip from one of its members that Lands’ End refuses to use the word “Christmas” in its catalog—even though it sells Christmas items—we verified its authenticity.  Printed below is part of the reply we received from Merlin W. Gorsline in the Customer Relations Department to an inquiry we made regarding [...]

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