merry christmas “HOLIDAY TREES” ARE DIVISIVE

November 30, 2011

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the Christmas tree controversies hitting the states: In Wisconsin, for the first time in years, they are reverting back to calling the Capitol Rotunda Christmas tree a Christmas tree: it was called a Christmas tree for 70 years until it was renamed a Holiday tree in the mid-1980s. In Rhode Island, Governor... [Read more...]

Tony Kushner TONY KUSHNER HONORED BY FAR LEFT

November 29, 2011

  Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an award given to playwright and left-wing activist Tony Kushner for his “socially responsible work”: Jews know about Tony Kushner’s “socially responsible work” by citing his many campaigns against Israel; he accuses it of engaging in “ethnic cleansing.”... [Read more...]

debate PEOPLE FOR THE AMERICAN WAY IS GUTLESS

November 29, 2011

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows: On November 18, I wrote to Michael B. Keegan, president of People For the American Way (PFAW), challenging him to a debate. I did so in response to his challenge the day before to Brooklyn Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio: he invited DiMarzio to participate in a public forum on the issue of the Brooklyn... [Read more...]

KC STAR KC STAR CAMPAIGN HITS BARS, BARBER SHOPS, ETC.

November 29, 2011

Today, dozens of bars, barber shops and beauty parlors in the Kansas City, Missouri area are being sent copies of the Catholic League ad that the Kansas City Star refused to run on October 30. This is the twelfth and final segment of the Kansas City area to receive the ad that the Star would like to censor. Previously, we hit (1) every Catholic church,... [Read more...]

HHS CATHOLIC CHURCH VS. OBAMA SHOWDOWN

November 28, 2011

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the upcoming showdown between the Obama administration’s Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Catholic Church: On December 1, the House Committee on Oversight & Government Reform will hold a hearing titled, “HHS and the Catholic Church: Examining the Politicization of... [Read more...]

choice CURBING CHOICE IN THE NAME OF CHOICE

November 28, 2011

Catholic League president Bill Donohue responds to a New York Times op-ed page advertisement placed today by Catholics for Choice: “Choice” has no normative value absent an object, but even then it may carry no moral weight. Choosing chocolate over vanilla is a choice without moral consequence. But choosing to abort one’s baby clearly... [Read more...]

kansas-city-star-logo-175 KC STAR CAMPAIGN HITS CIVIC ASSOCIATIONS

November 28, 2011

Today, more than 80 civic associations in the Kansas City, Missouri area are being sent copies of the Catholic League ad that the Kansas City Star refused to run on October 30. This is the eleventh segment of the Kansas City area to receive the ad that the Star would like to censor. Previously, we hit (1) every Catholic church, as well as all the nuns,... [Read more...]

Mitchell Garabedian BOGUS LAWSUIT IS HARD TO BEAT

November 23, 2011

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows: No segment of the population has been inundated with more bogus lawsuits than Catholic priests. This latest one out of Rhode Island is hard to top. Some guy from Pawtucket says he was molested by a member of the New England Province of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart when he was in the seventh... [Read more...]

_ABM4067WEB KC STAR CAMPAIGN HITS LOCAL BUSINESSES

November 23, 2011

Today, all Chamber of Commerce officials and over 150 local businesses in the Kansas City, Missouri area are being sent copies of the Catholic League ad that the Kansas City Star refused to run on October 30. This is the tenth segment of the Kansas City area to receive the ad that the Star would like to censor. Previously, we hit (1) every Catholic... [Read more...]

lady justice PRIESTS’ RIGHTS MERIT VIGOROUS DEFENSE

November 22, 2011

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the rights of priests: When it comes to accusations of priestly sexual abuse, the accused is never publicly identified—he is simply listed as John Doe 101. But this isn’t enough to satisfy some: they want bishops to publish the names of all accused priests, even if there has never been a conviction,... [Read more...]

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