CBC uses Tim Bits and coffee in Communion satire

TORONTO, ON February 25, 2013 – The CBC program “This Hour has 22 Minutes” featured a short skit February 19 satirizing the possibilities of a Canadian becoming pope. During a spoof of parishioners receiving Holy Communion, Tim Bits and Tim Hortons Coffee were...

League responds to news coverage of Pope

TORONTO, February 21, 2013 – Media coverage of Pope Benedict’s resignation (or as it is formally known, renunciation of the papacy), has included a real mixture of good articles along with some needlessly negative, sometimes downright anti-Catholic vitriol,...

League responds to prayer controversy

League responds to criticism of Winnipeg’s new police chief’s favourable views on prayer and organized religion: The Editor: It’s remarkable how quickly the religion-haters come out of the woodwork when any public figure indicates he is favourable to prayer, and/or to...

CBC “married Jesus” satire protested

TORONTO, ON, October 2, 2012 – The Catholic Civil Rights League has protested the satirizing of the Last Supper in the Sept. 28 episode of CBC’s “This Hour has 22 Minutes.” In a letter to the show’s producers, the League commented on the double standard often seen in...