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 vagina. This episode, “Bloody... [Read more...]HOLIDAY CAROLS
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’... [Read more...]VIRGIN MARY DEFILED ON “SOUTH PARK”
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 on a statue... [Read more...]LANDS’ END RESOLVES CHRISTMAS DISPUTE
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’... [Read more...]NO CHRISTMAS TREES ALLOWED
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... [Read more...]CHRISTMAS PANIC HITS FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIV.
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... [Read more...]LANDS’ END NEUTERS CHRISTMAS
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 the refusal... [Read more...]