May Issue 1997

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MIAMI HERALD RUNS ANTI-CATHOLIC AD

By | May 5th, 1997|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

On March 22, the Miami Herald ran another one of those anti-Catholic ads that some in the ranks of the Seventh Day Adventist's like to publish. The ads are replete with attacks on the pope and Catholicism, in general. Rev. Thomas Wenski, Archdiocesan Director of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Miami, alerted the league to [...]

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“Possibility of Life”

By | May 5th, 1997|Categories: Catalyst, Features|Tags: |

The following is a letter by William Donohue published in the New York Times on April 8, 1997: I’m not sure I understand Naomi Wolf (“Pro-Choice and Pro-Life,” Op-Ed, April 3). She defends abortion yet admits that “it involoves the possibility of another life.” So why not err on the side of caution? If I drove [...]

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YET ANOTHER ANTI-CATHOLIC PLAY

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A musical comedy, “Gunnin’ for Jesus,” features a gay alcoholic priest and a person imitating country singer, Tammy Faye. The woman dresses like the real Tammy Faye and is covered with mascara, green eyeshadow and the like. It is striking that instead of pairing Tammy Faye with a Protestant evangelist like her ex-husband, Jim Baker, the [...]

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PRESBYTERIAN PASTOR YANKS AD AFTER LEAGUE PROTEST

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A New York Presbyterian pastor offered a “sincere apology” for running a radio ad that the league protested. The ad, played on a classical radio station in New York, ridiculed Catholic behavior at Mass and made a pitch to listeners to come to his church instead.The ad began this way: “I love the Roman Catholic priest [...]

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