ANTI-CHRISTMAS GANG IN HIGH GEAR

November 30, 2009

Catholic League president Bill Donohue opines as follows: · The menorah in Nashville’s Riverfront Park is okay by the ACLU, but the crèche in Clarksville, Tennessee is not. Why? The City of Clarksville paid $200 for the animals used in the nativity scene. · A woman from Manchester, Massachusetts was told she cannot have a live nativity scene... [Read more...]

CHRIS MATTHEWS INSULTS BISHOP TOBIN

November 24, 2009

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the way MSNBC host Chris Matthews handled his interview with Providence Bishop Thomas Tobin last night on “Hardball”: We were deluged with phone calls, faxes and e-mails after what happened yesterday on “Hardball.” After watching the first portion of the interview between Chris Matthews and... [Read more...]

“THE VIEW” PANELISTS SPARKLE

November 23, 2009

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on what happened on the ABC-TV show, “The View,” today: The panelists discussed the controversy between Rep. Patrick Kennedy and Bishop Thomas Tobin on the propriety of an abortion-rights Catholic politician receiving Holy Communion. Why anyone would go on television and discuss something she knows... [Read more...]

Partial Transcript of “The View”

November 23, 2009

Whoopi Goldberg:  Now, Congressman Patrick Kennedy said he was asked by a Rhode Island bishop to stop receiving communion because of his stance on abortion.  The Church has been sparring with lawmakers about restrictions in the health care bill.  But, is this the right tactic to do?  To say that you cannot come and take communion? When on one... [Read more...]

GAY ACTIVISTS BULLY D.C. PRIESTS

November 20, 2009

Catholic League president Bill Donohue addresses a serious issue involving gay activists in the District of Columbia: A new homosexual website, ChurchOuting.org, is intent on publicly disclosing who the gay priests are in the Archdiocese of Washington. The goal of this outing is to intimidate gay priests, as well as heterosexual priests who may be “romantically... [Read more...]

Manhattan Declaration: A Call of Christian Conscience

November 20, 2009

November 20, 2009 Preamble Christians are heirs of a 2,000-year tradition of proclaiming God’s word, seeking justice in our societies, resisting tyranny, and reaching out with compassion to the poor, oppressed and suffering. While fully acknowledging the imperfections and shortcomings of Christian institutions and communities in all ages, we claim... [Read more...]

OBAMA’S DOUBLE CROSS ON ABORTION

November 19, 2009

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the latest developments regarding the health care bill: On November 15, presidential advisor David Axelrod made it clear that President Obama opposes the Stupak amendment that bans abortion funding in the House’s version of the health care bill. The Senate has just completed its version, and it contains... [Read more...]

FELDBLUM RUNNING SCARED

November 18, 2009

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the confirmation hearing of Georgetown law professor Chai Feldblum, nominated to join the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: In 2006, Feldblum signed a statement, “Beyond Same-Sex Marriage,” that was the most radical, irresponsible assault on marriage and the family ever written. It maintained... [Read more...]

HOLIDAY GIFTS BANNED IN SCHOOL GIFT SHOP

November 18, 2009

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the latest war on Christmas: The Byam Elementary School in Chelmsford, Massachusetts recently asked parents to donate holiday gifts to its holiday gift shop; the shopping days are December 1-4. Shopping guidelines informed that “Seasonal items such as snowmen, mittens, snowflakes are a big hit.”... [Read more...]

D.C. GAY MARRIAGE BILL FLAWED

November 16, 2009

Catholic League president Bill Donohue takes issue with those who are critical of the Archdiocese of Washington for rejecting the D.C. bill on gay marriage: When the bill to promote homosexual marriage was first introduced in D.C., the Archdiocese of Washington was fine with it. That’s because it protected the right of churches and other houses of... [Read more...]

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