Monthly Archives: August 2009

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SUBSIDIZING ABORTION

By | August 31st, 2009|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue commented today on the House health care bill that has generated so much controversy: A debate is raging over whether an amendment by Rep. Lois Capps provides for a public subsidy of abortion. Catholics United claims that the Family Research Council (FRC) is guilty of “distorting” the Capps amendment when it [...]

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MASS MAILING OF PENN & TELLER SHOW

By | August 31st, 2009|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the latest developments regarding the Catholic League response to Penn & Teller’s incredible episode on Showtime last Thursday: I was happy to finger CBS this morning on “Fox and Friends” as the ultimate culprit: Penn & Teller’s Nazi-like assault on Catholicism that took place on August 27 will go [...]

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Bill Donohue Discusses Secular Sabotage

By | August 31st, 2009|Categories: Videos|

Bill Donohue Discusses Secular Sabotage Watch Bill Donohue discuss his new book,Secular Sabotage, arriving in bookstores September 2.

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CBS/SHOWTIME AIRS NAZI-LIKE ASSAULT

By | August 28th, 2009|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on last night’s edition of Penn & Teller’s show. The program aired on Showtime which is owned by CBS: The Nazis couldn’t have done better. Having been in this job for over 16 years, I have never seen a more defamatory, obscene and vicious show on TV. And I mean [...]

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NYT Errs Wildly

By | August 28th, 2009|Categories: Chatterbox...|

A front-page article in today’s New York Times reads, “Some Roman Catholic Bishops Assail Health Plan.” Some? It cites not a single bishop who supports the Obama health care bills. So why the qualifier? The bishops, while supportive of universal health care, have said they will not support any bill that provides for abortion coverage. Unfortunately, the bills [...]

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Catholic League Annual Reports on Anti-Catholicism

By | August 22nd, 2009|Categories: Special Reports|

1994 through 2009 Yearly reports on the state of anti-Catholicism in America and the activities of the Catholic League from 1994 to the present. 2009 Report on Anti-Catholicism 2008 Report on Anti-Catholicism 2007 Report on Anti-Catholicism 2006 Report on Anti-Catholicism 2005 Report on Anti-Catholicism 2004 Report on Anti-Catholicism 2003 Report on Anti-Catholicism 2002 Report on Anti-Catholicism [...]

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IS OBAMA LYING? OR JUST MISINFORMED?

By | August 20th, 2009|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

President Obama went on BlogTalkRadio yesterday to address health care reform. At one point he told the left-wing religious audience, “You’ve heard that this is all going to mean government funding of abortion. Not true.” Catholic League president Bill Donohue replied as follows: On July 17, the House Committee on Ways and Means approved the America’s [...]

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PLANNED PARENTHOOD RIPS BISHOPS

By | August 19th, 2009|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments today on remarks made yesterday by Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood: Planned Parenthood is getting restless knowing that its abortion-happy health care reforms are on the skids. Cecile Richards is now accusing the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops of seeking to make “American women second-class citizens.” And that’s [...]

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PENN & TELLER MUST GO

By | August 17th, 2009|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an ad he wrote for today’s edition of Variety: Today’s ad in Variety (click here) is a direct response to the latest hate speech by Penn & Teller against Catholics. Both Penn Jillette, and Showtime (owned by CBS), are flagging the attack on the Vatican that is featured in [...]

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Kissling Loves Nuns?

By | August 17th, 2009|Categories: Chatterbox...|

Frances Kissling, former head of Catholics for Choice, is known for two things: her hatred of all things Catholic and her love for abortion. In a piece she did for Salon.comshe says she speaks for “feminists and progressive Catholics” when she proclaims her “love” for nuns. Has Kissling had an epiphany? Not quite. Her is what she [...]

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