NEW YORK TIMES AD BY KENAR PUSHES THE ENVELOPE

In the September 23 edition of the New York Times, there was an ad by the women’s apparel company, Kenar, that pushed the envelope too far. It showed a handsome priest leering at a sensuous-looking woman while dining together. The full-page ad was more than provocative, it was abusive. In response, the league issued the following statement to the... [Read more...]

NEW MTA RULES (MOSTLY) PLEASE LEAGUE

On September 30, the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) voted unanimously to adopt new advertising standards for buses and subways. The standards, when implemented, would bar advertisement on public transportation that a) are considered violent b) are frightening to children c) demean groups of people d) contain images of minors in... [Read more...]

ARMY BASE KEEPS CATHOLIC INSTRUCTOR

Fort Gordon, Georgia recently announced that it was going to eliminate the office of Director of Catholic Religious Education. Citing budgetary constraints, the loss of the office meant that the approximately 300 students and adults who partake in CCD and RCIA programs would be ill-served. The Catholic League stepped in when we were notified by one... [Read more...]

SATANISM AT WORK IN THREE INCIDENTS

Three recent incidents of Satanism have occurred and none of them has been given much attention by the media. The gruesome murder of eleven-year old Edward Werner of New Jersey got the coverage it deserved, but what was clearly underreported was the status of his accused killer. It was widely reported that the accused attended a Catholic school, but... [Read more...]

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