RALLY WAS SMASHING SUCCESS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the Mother Teresa rally: A estimated crowd of well over 3,000 turned out last night to protest the decision by Empire State Building owner Anthony Malkin not to light the towers blue and white for Mother Teresa. The speakers were exceptional, representing five faith communities and many ethnic affiliations.... [Read more...]

MEDIA ADVISORY: MOTHER TERESA RALLY

The Catholic League rally to protest the decision by officials from the Empire State Building not to honor Mother Teresa on the 100th anniversary of her birthday will begin tomorrow, August 26, at 6:00 p.m. The staging area for speakers will be at 34th and 5th, but everyone is being asked by the NYPD to enter at 34th and 6th, and then work their way... [Read more...]

MOTHER TERESA RALLY SPEAKERS

The following are confirmed speakers for Thursday’s rally: Bill Donohue, president, Catholic League Comedian Jackie Mason Attorney Raoul Felder Dr. Uma Mysorekar, president, Hindu Temple Society of North America Joe DioGuardi, president, Albanian American Civic League New York State Senator Ruben Diaz New York State Senator George Maziarz Rev.... [Read more...]

MOTHER TERESA CELEBRATIONS ARE WORLDWIDE

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on what is taking place on August 26: In honor of the 100th anniversary of Mother Teresa’s birthday, there will be celebrations the world over. From St. Peter’s Cathedral in Belfast, Ireland to the Hutchinson Metro Center in the Bronx, blue and white (the colors of the Missionaries of Charity)... [Read more...]

PARISHES IN DUTCHESS COUNTY CONTACTED; MOTHER TERESA CAMPAIGN CONTINUES

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Day 50 of the protest campaign on behalf of Mother Teresa: Today I am writing to every parish in the Dutchess County, New York informing them of our protest demonstration at 6 p.m. on August 26 outside the Empire State Building on 34th Street and 5th Avenue. The rally is being held to protest the decision... [Read more...]

TIME SHOWS MORE BRAZENNESS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a piece by Tim Padgett that appeared yesterday on the website of Time: The Catholic Church decides to maintain its policy against women priests. Those who are Catholic and don’t like it, can always join any one of the mainline Protestant denominations that allow for women clergy: given that their... [Read more...]

PRO-ABORTION ACTIVISTS OPPOSE MOTHER TERESA

The following letterheads have signed a statement affirming the decision by officials from the Empire State Building not to light the towers on Mother Teresa’s centenary: Catholics for Choice Call to Action Chicago Women-Choice DignityUSA FOSIL National Coalition of American Nuns New Ways Ministry Roman Catholic Womenpriests—USA Take Back Our... [Read more...]

TIME IS RIPE FOR CONSCIENCE RIGHTS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue explains why both the House and Senate health care bills are inadequate: While the House bill is better than the Senate bill on the issue of federal funds for abortion, neither adequately provides protection for the conscience rights of health care workers. It is important to recognize that one of the issues which... [Read more...]

MOTHER TERESA RALLY ONE WEEK AWAY

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Day 70 of the protest campaign on behalf of Mother Teresa: One week from today, on August 26, the Catholic League is holding a rally to protest the decision by officials from the Empire State Building not to light the towers blue and white on the 100th anniversary of Mother Teresa’s birthday.... [Read more...]

HINDU, MUSLIM AND MORMON ALLIES CONTACTED; MOTHER TERESA CAMPAIGN CONTINUES

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Day 69 of the protest campaign on behalf of Mother Teresa: Today I am writing to every one of our Hindu, Muslim and Mormon allies in the Tri-State area informing them of our protest demonstration at 6 p.m. on August 26 outside the Empire State Building on 34th Street and 5th Avenue (enter at 34th and... [Read more...]

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