Posts Tagged ‘Anti-catholic’

Celebrating Guy Fawkes a bit odd and vaguely anti-catholic Comments 0

Monday, November 6th, 2017
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As the 21st Century progresses and tensions between Catholics and Protestants fade, we’re left with children asking “Penny for the Guy”. Victoria University historian Grant Morris says that, although the Guy Fawkes celebration is now stripped of its original meaning, “it retains that anti-Catholic title.” He says it is a “bit odd” the celebration of Guy Fawkes continues Read more

Catholic parade confused with KKK rally Comments 0

Monday, September 18th, 2017

A Yahoo article about students who participated in a KKK demonstration has used a picture of robed penitents in a Catholic Easter parade. But the subject of the article has nothing to do with Catholicism. It is in fact about an Iowa school that expelled five students after discovering a photo of them wearing robes Read more

Aussie Sex Party releases offensive anti-Catholic ad Comments 0

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

The Australian Sex party has taken aim at the Catholic Church in an election ad it says may offend some viewers. The ad, released on Youtube on Friday, shows a flamboyant dancing priest leading a congregation in a sing along. The ad accuses the Catholic Church with its “sleazy priests” of “making the world less Read more

How to avoid being a Catholic Comments 0

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

Catholicism is not for the fainthearted says blogger Rick Becker. He suggests three easy steps to take if you want avoid being a Catholic: Read only your bible. Study the Church’s detractors and their version of Catholic teaching. Focus on the most egregious examples of Catholic hypocrisy, misdeeds and immorality. Read more Related Posts:The Catholic Read more

British people like Catholics but not the Church, study shows Comments 0

Friday, July 18th, 2014

Negative attitudes about the Catholic Church and its teachings are worsening in Britain, a study has shown. An analysis of 180 opinion polls among British adults from the 1950s to today shows a steady decline in esteem for the Church and its clergy. This seems to have accelerated since 2000. But the same study by academic Dr Read more

Anti-Catholicism in Scotland is rife, statistics show Comments 0

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

The Catholic Church has called for a public acknowledgement of the extent of anti-Catholicism in Scotland following evidence that Catholics are victims of more religious hate crime than any other group. New statistics released by the Scottish government revealed an increase of 26 per cent in religious hate crimes in 2011-2012. Anti-Catholic attacks made up Read more

New York Times accused of Catholic bashing, double standard on religion Comments 0

Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

The New York Times is being accused of having a double standard when it comes to questioning religion, after it ran an ad calling on Catholics to leave their church, but nixed an ad making the same plea to Muslims.

The newspaper published an ad from Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation on March 9 which asked Catholics, “why send your children to parochial schools to be indoctrinated into the next generation of obedient donors and voters?” The ad went on to call loyalty to the faith misplaced “after two decades of sex scandals involving preying priests, church complicity, collusion and cover-up going all the way to the top.”

But in a story first reported by The Daily Caller, when Pamela Geller, a blogger and executive director of Stop Islamization of America, offered the same $39,000 for the Old Gray Lady to run an ad making a similar appeal to Muslims, the newspaper passed.

“This shows the hypocrisy of The New York Times, the “gold standard” in journalism, and its willingness to kowtow to violent Islamic supremacist intimidation,” Geller told

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