MEDIA TREAT POPE FAIRLY

Catalyst November Issue 2003

In the days before and after Pope John Paul II’s Silver Jubilee, the Catholic League carefully monitored media coverage. Here is a summary of our observations that were released to the press: “Most of the print and electronic media did a very fair job covering the events surrounding the Silver Jubilee of Pope John Paul II. As expected, commentary... [Read more...]

WASHBURN UNIVERSITY OKAYS CATHOLIC BASHING

Catalyst November Issue 2003

A controversial sculpture that depicts a Catholic bishop wearing a hat that resembles a phallic symbol was chosen for display by some faculty members and students at Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas. The exhibit also featured an offensive inscription mocking the confessional. Printed below is Catholic League president Dr. William A. Donohue’s... [Read more...]

CONDOMS AND AIDS

Catalyst November Issue 2003

On October 9, Cardinal Alfonso Lopez Trujillo, head of the Pontifical Council on the Family, said that condoms don’t protect against AIDS. There was an immediate uproar from some quarters of the scientific community. The next day, Dr. William Donohue debated this issue on the “Today” show with Dr. Desmond Johns, Director of the Joint... [Read more...]

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