1995 – June Releases

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GIULIANI’S SELECTIVE INDIGNATION TO BIGOTRY

By |2017-03-20T17:59:21+00:00June 22nd, 1995|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Yesterday, New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani expressed approval of the decision by New York School Chancellor Ramon Cortines to deny anti-Semitic students from Norman Thomas High School the right to attend graduation ceremonies.  He also voiced approval of the same penalties that were given to anti-black students at Connecticut’s Greenwich High School. By contrast, the best [...]

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GIULIANI’S CHILDREN ATTENDING CATHOLIC SCHOOL A NON-ISSUE

By |2017-03-20T17:59:21+00:00June 20th, 1995|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

The controversy over the New York Board of Education has unnecessarily drawn attention to Mayor Rudolph Giuliani’s decision to send his children to a Catholic school. Noreen Connell of the Educational Priorities Panel said yesterday that the Mayor’s decision made the public school system an “abstract” institution for him. Her statement was made in reference to [...]

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IRISH CATHOLICS WIN BIG IN SUPREME COURT

By |2014-08-29T16:05:05+00:00June 19th, 1995|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

The Catholic League applauds today’s decision (Hurley vs. Irish-American Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Group of Boston) by the U.S. Supreme Court to sustain the right of the South Boston Allied War Veteran’s Council to determine who should be permitted to march in Boston’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade.  The Catholic League, which had initially filed an [...]

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GIULIANI ALLOWS GAYS TO BASH CATHOLICS BY CATHEDRAL

By |2014-08-29T16:01:34+00:00June 18th, 1995|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

On June 8, Catholic League president William A. Donohue sent a letter to New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani requesting that he intervene to move the starting point of this year’s Gay Pride Parade from 52nd Street and 5th Avenue (which is one block north of St. Patrick’s Cathedral) to 42nd Street and 5th Avenue.  The request [...]

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PRESS CONFERENCE ON SUNDAY: GIULIANI, GAYS AND CATHOLICS

By |2014-08-29T15:57:45+00:00June 16th, 1995|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

On Sunday, June 18, the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights will hold a press conference at noon in front of the Atlas statue at 630 5th Avenue, across the street from St. Patrick’s Cathedral.  The subject of the press conference is Mayor Giuliani’s refusal to alter the starting site of the Gay Pride Parade [...]

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JANE PAULEY SHOWS ANTI-CATHOLIC BIAS

By |2014-08-29T15:55:26+00:00June 15th, 1995|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

In the June 13 airing of NBC’s “Dateline,” Jane Pauley interviewed Scott O’ Grady, the U.S. pilot who was recently rescued in Bosnia. In the course of the interview, the subject turned to religion. Here is how the exchange went: Pauley:  Do you believe in destiny? O’Grady:  Oh, definitely.  I believe in God wholeheartedly.  ‘Cause if [...]

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CATHOLIC LEAGUE HIRES VICE PRESIDENT

By |2017-03-20T17:59:21+00:00June 12th, 1995|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

The Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights is proud to announce that Bernadette Brady has been appointed Vice President of the Catholic League.  Ms. Brady, who is currently the Deputy Director of the Family Life/Respect Life office of the Archdiocese of New York, has worked in the New York Archdiocese for nineteen years. She is [...]

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NAZI SLUR OF VATICAN IMPLICATES CONGRESSMEN

By |2014-08-29T15:49:23+00:00June 9th, 1995|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

The May fund-raising letter of the Washington-based Population Institute refers to the Holy See as the “anti-contraceptive gestapo.” The statement, made in reference to the Holy See's teachings on marriage and the family, was designed to mobilize members against the Vatican’s position at the upcoming U.N. event in Beijing, the Fourth Conference on Women. Werner Fornos, [...]

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CBS’ THE WRIGHT VERDICTS FODDER FOR SEN. DOLE AND OTHERS

By |2014-08-29T15:28:19+00:00June 6th, 1995|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

The June 4 episode of the CBS show The Wright Verdicts was the most bigoted portrayal of Catholics and the Catholic Church to have appeared on any television program thus far in 1995. Every possible negative stereotype was used to convey the message that the Catholic Church is a despicable organization. Here is a partial list [...]

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