For a planned major article on the first anniversary of some significant structural changes announced by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Inquirer requested an interview with Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua. Before committing himself to the interview, the Cardinal asked his staff to review the Inquirer's coverage of the Church during the past year. As a result [...]
This past June the Anti-Defamation League released a new publication entitled The Religious Right: The Assault on Tolerance & Pluralism in America. The work sparked controversy, and justly so. It is a highly critical volume, one which takes Christian conservative leaders to task for making extremist remarks. Most of the commentary focuses on fundamentalist and evangelical Christians; [...]
The small newspaper arrived in the mail, sent in by a member in southeast Idaho. The title, emblazoned across the front page fairly shouted: Earths Final Warning. The picture of a smiling President Clinton with Pope John Paul II in the center of the page seemed in sharp contrast to the title. On the back page [...]
By Nino Langiulli From the classrooms of a taxpayer funded college in the state of New Jersey comes a report of a recent parody of the principles of academic integrity, academic freedom, and freedom of speech. We speak of words spoken and actions performed by a faculty member teaching a required course in the core curriculum of [...]
Catholic League president William A. Donohue will be the featured speaker at this year's Philadelphia chapter dinner on December 9, 1994. Former chapter president James J. Jandrisitz, who also served on the League's national board of directors, will be honored as Person of the Year. Molly Kelly, a previous honoree will serve as M.C. For information [...]
On June 16, 1994, Philadelphia's Holy Family College presented its "President's Award for Distinguished Political Leadership by a Catholic" to Illinois Congressman Henry Hyde. The Catholic League's Greater Philadelphia-South Jersey Chapter played a major roll in the success of the awards dinner, accounting for 55 of the 180 seats. The chapter leadership felt honored by the [...]
The Catholic League's Long Island Chapter will host a cocktail reception at the Nassau Bar Association on Friday, October 21. The League will present an award to Dr. Henry Viscardi. Catholic League president William A. Donohue will be the featured speaker.