LEAGUE PROTEST BRINGS REVISION OF CALENDAR

In a 1996 calendar published by Universal Press Syndicate, religious symbols marked the holy days of Jews and Muslims, but secular symbols were printed on the days of reverence for Christians. The calendar was printed in newspapers across the country. The Catholic League registered a complaint and was told that in the 1997 calendar, Universal Press... [Read more...]

WORKPLACE VIDEO IMPUGNS CATHOLICISM

A video that is making the rounds at various job sites, Workplace Violence, promotes a negative stereotype of committed believers, especially Catholics. The video has the commendable goal of advising workers of sources of violence on the job, but in doing so it unfairly impugns Catholicism. For example, in the segment titled “A Strategy for Prevention,”... [Read more...]

DIGITAL REMOVES BIGOTED REMARKS

When the Catholic League learned that employees at Digital Equipment Corporation in Massachusetts were posting anti-Catholic statements in their computer system, a formal protest was sent to the president and CEO of Digital. The offensive statements included the following remark, made accessible to employees through the “Wommanotes” file: “Neil,... [Read more...]

WHO’S AFRAID OF THE RELIGIOUS RIGHT? by Don Feder

Reviewed by Susan Fani In his latest work, conservative columnist Don Feder of the Boston Herald examines the role of the so-called “religious right,” in which he claims membership as an Orthodox Jew. In this volume, which is a combination of recent columns and new pertinent essays, Feder makes the case for the importance and legitimacy... [Read more...]

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