COMEDY CENTRAL PERPETUATES WAR ON CHRISTMAS

Comedy Central has recently re-broadcast a 2005 Denis Leary special called, “Merry F#%$in’ Christmas.” It also plans to air this program on Christmas Day. We complained to Comedy Central about this show in 2005 and we were rewarded with “Sacrilicious Sunday” in 2006 in which anti-Christian programs were aired all day on Christmas Eve. Leary’s... [Read more...]

NATIVITY SCENES VANDALIZED NATIONWIDE

Every year we are flooded with reports from across the nation about nativity scenes being vandalized. This year was no different. Here is a list of some of the incidents that came to our attention: · In Sandusky, Ohio a 50-year old figure of the Baby Jesus was stolen from a downtown park; it was found a few days later hanging from a ceiling fan in... [Read more...]

KATHLEEN PARKER’S PROBLEM

Catholic League president Bill Donohue commented today on columnist Kathleen Parker’s piece from yesterday on religion and politics: “In one of the most infamous articles ever written about people of faith, Michael Weisskopf called evangelicals ‘largely poor, uneducated and easy to command.’ He wrote that in the Washington Post in 1993. Fast... [Read more...]

NEW YORK TIMES REVEALS ITS BIAS: BLASTS CATHOLIC INVESTOR FOR BEING CATHOLIC

Yesterday, the editorial board of the New York Times, in an online blog, criticized Ave Maria Mutual Funds for a radio ad featuring its work. The editorial notes that on the website of Ave Maria it pledges “smart investingand Catholic values.” It then got specific: “Ave Maria, whose logo is a cross and open book within a Gothic window, conveys... [Read more...]

ROOT CAUSE OF THE WAR ON CHRISTMAS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue explains why the war on Christmas exists: “The root cause of the war on Christmas, which is conducted almost exclusively by well-educated white people in the U.S., Canada, Europe and Australia—the very same people who like gay marriage—has almost nothing to do with fidelity to law (the First Amendment in... [Read more...]

RIGHTS OF HEALTH CARE WORKERS GET A BOOST

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services today issued a regulation that considerably strengthens the rights of health care workers to practice according to their conscience; it affects those who work in federally funded health care institutions. Catholic League president Bill Donohue applauds the decision: “This regulation builds on the... [Read more...]

NATIVITY SCENE ERECTED IN CENTRAL PARK

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments today on the league’s crèche in New York City: “Take note all ye cultural fascists out to annihilate Christmas: The Catholic League has a nativity scene on public property in New York City, right in Central Park. We deliberately put it on the corner of 59th and 5th so that New Yorkers taking the 5th... [Read more...]

CHRISTMAS IN THE WORKPLACE

Catholic League president Bill Donohue discusses what’s going on: “Cindy Wigglesworth, founder of Conscious Pursuits, says Christmas represents a ‘challenge’ to employers. The so-called challenge is how to have ‘an enthused workforce and be faith-friendly and faith-neutral and not violate any laws.’ She does not say what laws might be violated,... [Read more...]

PRO-ABORTION GROUPS ATTACK RELIGION

More than 60 organizations have issued a 55-page report advising the incoming Obama administration on the need to provide more money for abortion-related services. “Advancing Reproductive Rights and Health in a New Administration” calls for the most sweeping abortion-rights reforms ever envisioned. It not only wants more money to be spent, it recommends... [Read more...]

CHURCH-SUING LAWYER DISCIPLINED; VICTIMS’ GROUP SILENT

One of the nation’s most outspoken attorneys suing the Catholic Church over cases of sexual abuse has been disciplined for his behavior. John Aretakis has had his practice suspended for one year following a decision by the Committee on Professional Standards in Albany, New York for professional misconduct. He is accused of engaging in “frivolous... [Read more...]

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