Charles Helms and Jodie Thompson of the league’s Dallas chapter met with senior officers of Cinemark USA, the nation’s fifth largest theater chain, to protest the showing of "Dogma." The movie, which opened Nov. 12, was shown for the last time on Thanksgiving Day in Cinemark theaters nationwide.
The Terence McNally play about a promiscuous gay Jesus, "Corpus Christi," has resurfaced in Denver, Houston, Santa Ana, Edinburgh and London. The Catholic League led a protest in New York last fall when the play opened at the Manhattan Theatre Club; we drew 2,000 protesters to a rally against the play on opening night. The play [...]
Ronald J. Rychlak John Cornwell's new book, Hitler's Pope: The Secret History of Pius XII, turns out to be a deeply flawed attack on Pope John Paul II. That's right, the final chapter is actually an attack on the current plaintiff. Cornwell is disturbed by John Paul's "conservative" positions on celibate clergy, women priests, artificial contraception, and [...]