March Issue 1995

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University of Michigan Cartoon Draws Swift League Response

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This cartoon appeared in The Michigan Daily, campus newspaper at the University of Michigan. Catholic League president William A. Donohue's letter to University of Michigan president Dr. James Duderstadt appears below. Dr. James Duderstadt President, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI 48104 Dear Dr. Duderstadt: Enclosed is a copy of a cartoon that was nm in The [...]

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Boston’s St. Patrick Day Parade Draws League Response

By | March 27th, 1995|Categories: Catalyst Online, Features|Tags: |

Though there was no St. Patrick's Day Parade in Boston in 1994, there will be one in 1995, but it is uncertain whether there will be one in 1996. The Catholic League has been involved in this affair from the beginning, and will see it through to the end, whatever the outcome. The controversy pits Boston's [...]

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Everyone Welcome!

By | March 27th, 1995|Categories: Catalyst Online, Features|Tags: |

For the first time, the Catholic League will be marching in the New York St. Patrick's Day Parade. All members in the New York area are invited to join us. Call the New York national headquarters office at (212) 371-3191 for details.

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Catholic League Announces Creation of Advisory Board

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The Catholic League is proud to announce the names of its new board of advisors. Unlike the board of directors, the board of advisors does not oversee the operations of the League, rather it acts as a sounding board for the League's president. All of the members are prominent lay Catholics associated with reputable institutions. In [...]

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Penn’s Artful Dodge

By | March 27th, 1995|Categories: Catalyst Online, Features|Tags: |

The following letter appeared in The Catholic Standard and Times, weekly of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Mr. Delaney is president of the League's newly reorganized Greater Philadelphia-South Jersey Chapter. During the entire solemn season of Advent right through the sacred feast of Christmas, Christians were able to view the works ofAndres Serrano at the University of Pennsylvania, particularly [...]

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Catholic League Opposes NEA Funding

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On January 20, 1995, the Catholic League sent the following letter to Congressman Bob Livingston of Louisiana, chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, opposing public funding for the National Endowment for the Arts. Dear Congressman Livingston: As president of the nation's largest Catholic civil rights organization, I must register the concerns that the Catholic League has regarding [...]

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Did You Know?

By | March 27th, 1995|Categories: Catalyst Online, Features|Tags: |

Did you know that this past Christmas a high school principal in Rhode Island banned students from using the word "Christ" in a concert? And did you know that in Scarsdale, N.Y., teachers were forbidden to distribute candy canes because they were classified as religious symbols?

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