The Write Stuff…

By |2019-09-24T19:27:47-04:00December 13th, 1993|Categories: Catalyst, Catholic League Newsletter, Features|Tags: |

Chicago Sun-Times Dear Editor: Thomas F. Roeser ("Why Old-Time Catholics Will Pray for Bernardin," Nov. 16) has given new meaning to the term "sucker-punch." At a time when Cardinal Bernardin is under attack by a self-confessed alcoholic, drug abusing, sexually irresponsible unemployed mental health worker - who just now claims to have experienced "a seeing and [...]

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CHAPTER NEWS

By |2012-07-16T21:00:34-04:00December 13th, 1993|Categories: Catalyst, Catholic League Newsletter, Features|Tags: |

Greater Philadelphia - South jersey Chapter Executive director Jim Nolan reports that the chapter's third annual awards dinner was a sparkling success. More than 200 people gathered at LaSalle University on November 12 to honor Msgr. Thomas J. Scanlan. Nolan shared master of ceremonies duties with chapter president James Jandrisitz. The group was welcomed by Bro. [...]

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Madonna posters come down in wake of Catholic League protest

By |2017-03-20T17:59:43-04:00November 17th, 1993|Categories: Catalyst, Catholic League Newsletter, Front Page|Tags: |

Offensive ads depicting pop star Madonna and the Virgin Mary and Infant Jesus quickly came down from New York City public buses and telephone booths in the wake of a firestorm of protest initiated by the Catholic League in late September. The ads, which bore the legend "The difference between you and your parents," promoted VH-1, [...]

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A Message from Denver

By |2017-03-20T17:59:43-04:00November 17th, 1993|Categories: Catalyst, Catholic League Newsletter, Essay|Tags: |

All of us learned as children the simple but profound words that Abraham Lincoln spoke at Gettysburg. He reminded his listeners that our forefathers had created "a new nation conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal." And much of what he said on that November day in 1863 is [...]

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CROSSING THE LINE

By |2017-03-20T17:59:44-04:00November 17th, 1993|Categories: Catalyst, Catholic League Newsletter, Essay|Tags: |

From My Viewpoint by Cardinal John O'Connor According to Ray Kerrison of the New York Post (Sept. 27, 1993), Mr. Bill Donohue has written a letter to Mayor Dinkins about the almost unbelievable ad plastered on the sides of city buses, public property. The ad presents Madonna, whom Mr. Kerrison calls "the pop freak who peddles [...]

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A CALL TO ACTION FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

By |2017-03-20T17:59:44-04:00November 17th, 1993|Categories: Catalyst, Catholic League Newsletter, Features|Tags: |

By Karen Lynn Krugh In late September, for over two days, the city of New York was rocked by the protests of the Catholic League. Hardly a television or radio station missed the story. It was hot stuff. Religion and sex always sells, doesn't it? As you now know, the Catholic League was successful in having the Metrolitan [...]

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The Popularity of Depravity

By |2017-03-20T17:59:44-04:00November 17th, 1993|Categories: Catalyst, Catholic League Newsletter, Features|Tags: |

There is every sign that we are living in a society that suffers from an acute case of cultural schizophrenia. Survey research discloses that the American people worry about the future of the nation, citing the social disintegration that is upon us. Separation, divorce, illegitimacy, AIDS, homicide, suicide, drugs - you've all heard the litany before. But [...]

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L.A. company apologizes to Catholics for accepting anti-Catholic billboards

By |2017-03-20T17:59:44-04:00November 17th, 1993|Categories: Catalyst, Catholic League Newsletter, Features|Tags: |

A Los Angeles company which owns thousands of outdoor advertising billboards in southern California has apologized to area Catholics for carrying anti-Catholic advertising sponsored by a breakaway group of Seventh Day Adventists. Tod Tamberg, editor of The Tidings, the colorful weekly of the Los Angeles Archdiocese, thanked the Catholic League Newsletter for bringing the story to [...]

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Non-sectarian Protestant school backed in teacher hiring discrimination suit

By |2019-09-24T19:28:15-04:00November 17th, 1993|Categories: Catalyst, Catholic League Newsletter, Features|Tags: |

League joins brief The Catholic League has joined the Christian Legal Society and others in filing a friend of the court brief asking the United States Supreme Court to review a decision of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals which ruled that a Protestant school cannot refuse to hire a non-Protestant who inquired about a teaching [...]

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League supports Massachusetts pair in “rental discrimination” suit

By |2012-07-17T20:27:17-04:00November 17th, 1993|Categories: Catalyst, Catholic League Newsletter, Essay|Tags: |

The Catholic League has filed a friend of the court brief with the Massachusetts Supreme Court in support of Catholic brothers who were sued for discrimination because they refused to rent an apartment to a unmarried heterosexual couple. The brothers, Paul and Ronald Desilets, declined to rent their apartment to a cohabiting couple because they believed [...]

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