2005 – November Releases

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WAL-MART CAVES; BOYCOTT ENDS

By | November 11th, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue commented today on Wal-Mart’s decision to yield to the league’s demands: “Yesterday, I said the Catholic League’s boycott of Wal-Mart would proceed until the company a) rendered an apology b) withdrew its insane statement regarding the origins of Christmas and c) revised its website.  When I left the office last evening, [...]

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WAL-MART HAS BEEN PUT ON NOTICE

By | November 10th, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue commented today on the latest development in the Catholic League’s fight with Wal-Mart: “Yesterday, I announced a boycott of Wal-Mart and asked 126 religious organizations that span seven faith communities to join with us.  We want a) an apology for insulting Christians by effectively banning Christmas and b) a withdrawal of its insane statement [...]

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IS THE ADL PROMOTING ANTI-SEMITISM?

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

On November 7, in a Catholic League news release, we reported the anti-Christian remarks of Anti-Defamation League (ADL) national director Abraham Foxman; the Israeli media outlet, Haaretz.com, carried the initial story.  In that news release, there were two replies to Foxman: one from Catholic League president Bill Donohue, and one from Don Feder, president of Jews [...]

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GAY EPISCOPAL BISHOP SLAMS CATHOLICISM

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

Gene Robinson, the Episcopal Bishop of New Hampshire, and the first openly gay Anglican bishop, attacked the Catholic Church over the weekend while in London.  “I find it so vile that they [the Catholic Church] think they are going to end the child abuse scandal by throwing out homosexuals from seminaries.  It is an act of [...]

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ADL FEARS CHRISTIAN AMERICA

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

Bill Donohue, president of the Catholic League, and Don Feder, president of Jews Against Anti-Christian Defamation, called attention today to the anti-Christian statements made by Anti-Defamation League (ADL) national director Abraham Foxman over the weekend. According to an article in today’s Haaretz.com, Foxman told members of the ADL’s national commission of alleged efforts by Evangelical organizations [...]

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CSI TO VIEWERS: THE REAL CRIME IS RESPECTING LIFE

By | November 4th, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

The Catholic League was bombarded with complaints this morning about “Secrets and Flies,” the November 3 episode of the CBS program CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.  “Secrets and Flies” revolves around the murder of Christina, a single mother.  After an autopsy reveals that Christina was a virgin, it is learned that she adopted a fertilized embryo from Project [...]

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CHRISTMAS CENSORS ALREADY AT WORK

By | November 3rd, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue responded today to the first attempts to censor Christmas in 2005: “The regional director of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) in San Diego announced this week his disdain for ‘Christmas programs’ and his support for ‘winter programs.’  Morris S. Casuto explained his reasoning by saying, ‘School and public events should be designed [...]

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FEMINIST MAJORITY WARNS OF CATHOLIC MAJORITY

By | November 2nd, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Eleanor Smeal, president of the Feminist Majority, is warning her members that if Samuel Alito becomes a Supreme Court Justice, “the majority of the Court would be Roman Catholics, which would underrepresent other religions, not to mention nonbelievers.” Catholic League president Bill Donohue replied to her as follows: “Smeal didn’t whine when Jewish nominee Stephen Breyer [...]

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NPR FEARS ALITO’S CATHOLICISM

By | November 2nd, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue commented today on what National Public Radio (NPR) is saying about Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito: “Yesterday, NPR reporter Dahlia Lithwick exclaimed, ‘People are very, very much talking about the fact that Alito would be the fifth Catholic on the Supreme Court if confirmed.’ “Catholics do make her nervous.  On August [...]

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“A NICE CATHOLIC BOY”

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

On last night’s edition of the CNN show, “Larry King Live,” CBS reporter Mike Wallace commented that the mother of Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito said her son is “definitely against abortion.”  To which Wallace said: “He’s a nice Catholic boy and he doesn’t believe in abortions.” Catholic League president Bill Donohue responded to Wallace’s remark [...]

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