CHRISTIANS STIFFED BY NYC AGENCY

Yesterday, Catholic League president Bill Donohue wrote the following e-mail to New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) spokesman Seth Solomonow:   “I understand that a nativity scene was removed from St. George Ferry Terminal, but it is unclear why. If there is a policy censoring crèches, I would like to see a copy of it. The menorah,... [Read more...]

WARHOL FOUNDATION SCOLDS SMITHSONIAN

Catholic League president Bill Donohue responds to a letter written yesterday by Joel Wachs, president of the Andy Warhol Foundation, to Smithsonian Secretary Wayne Clough:   The Warhol Foundation is threatening to cut funding to the Smithsonian unless the vile video of ants crawling all over Jesus on the Cross is restored. Its president, Joel Wachs,... [Read more...]

BROOKLYN D.A. OFFERS HONEST RESPONSE

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an e-mail he received from Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes regarding an earlier news release on the edict by a rabbinical court in Brooklyn instructing its members not to report crimes to the police:   I am happy to report that Brooklyn D.A. Charles Hynes responded quickly and honestly to... [Read more...]

CATHOLICS, JEWS, BLACKS AND MUSLIMS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue offers the latest evidence of duplicity on the part of the media and civil libertarians:   A nun is accused of embezzling $1.2 million from Iona College, a Catholic institution outside New York City. A rabbinical court in Brooklyn orders its members not to report crimes to the police. Two New York stories: one... [Read more...]

MENORAH IS A RELIGIOUS SYMBOL

The Sun-Sentinel, a south Florida newspaper, has an editorial today criticizing the Catholic League for its claim that Christians are being discriminated against in Boca Raton: the City allows a menorah in public buildings, but not manger scenes. The editorial says, “local governments have been fairly consistent that nativity scenes are religious... [Read more...]

BOCA RATON DISCRIMINATES AGAINST CHRISTIANS

2009, some Florida Christians petitioned the City of Boca Raton to include a crèche in the City’s holiday displays, but were rebuffed. Now they are being told to display the manger scene in the center of the downtown area in the City’s Sanborn Square Park. It admits to displaying in the lobbies of public buildings “City-owned decorations,”... [Read more...]

PETA EXPLOITS POPE IN AD

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has embarked on a campaign encouraging the spaying and neutering of animals. The leaflet that it is distributing, “Pope Condom,” shows an obviously doctored picture of Pope Benedict XVI throwing a condom to a crowd [click here]. Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on it today: There... [Read more...]

FUNDING MUSEUMS IS CLASS DISCRIMINATION

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a December 3 statement by the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) on the video that was pulled from the Smithsonian last week: AAMD calls it “extremely regrettable” that the Smithsonian pulled the vile video. Nowhere does it even imply that Christians might rightly be offended by... [Read more...]

DUPLICITY MARKS WASHINGTON POST

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on today’s editorial in the Washington Post: On November 30, I issued a news release objecting to a vile video that showed large ants crawling all over Jesus on the Cross. What mattered more than the video was its venue: it was part of a Smithsonian exhibition, an institution that would collapse... [Read more...]

OBAMA SPEECHWRITER’S IDEA OF COMEDY

The winner at last night’s “Funniest Celebrity” competition in Washington D.C. was White House speechwriter Jon Lovett. In a quip he made about the TSA’s pat downs, he said, “it’s giving a way for, you know, defrocked priests to get their lives back together, giving back to the community, lend a…Well, not lend a... [Read more...]

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