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Catholic League: ‘Al Franken Should Resign Immediately’

By | 2017-11-17T16:12:08+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Categories: In the News|

Bill In the News: CNSNews: Commenting on breaking news and Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) admitting that he groped a woman who was sleeping and took a picture of his actions, Cathoic League President Bill Donohue said "Franken is an admitted molester" and he "should resign immediately." "Senator Al Franken should resign immediately," said Donohue, adding, "There is no place in [...]

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LGBT Activists Call on Pope Francis to Remove Faithful Bishop of Madison, Wisc.

By | 2017-11-09T14:57:07+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Categories: In the News|

Bill In the News: CNSNews: The Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights described the attack on Bishop Morlino as "scurrilous."  Catholic League President Bill Donohue also explained the issue with a recent example involving Pope Francis. "In 2014, Pope Francis illuminated the macro issue involved when he excommunicated members of the Mafia: their public profile [...]

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Catholic League: Media Lowball Killer’s Atheism

By | 2017-11-09T14:51:45+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Categories: In the News|

Bill In the News: NewsBusters: Left-wing sites from Alternet to Think Progress didn’t find it worth mentioning either. Catholic League President Bill Donohue wrote: Had he been an ex-altar boy who attended a Catholic college, it would have been the subject of extensive coverage and unyielding analysis, complete with cheap shots at Catholicism. But because he [...]

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Bill Donohue: Roman Polanski Honored by His Own—Again

By | 2017-11-01T20:17:45+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Categories: In the News|

Bill In the News: CNSNews: Roman Polanski is a child rapist beloved by Hollywood and the entertainment industry worldwide. On October 30, he was honored at an extravaganza in Paris for his wonderful work. Polanski is accused of molesting four women—the latest of which is an actress who last month said he raped her when she was 15. Even he acknowledges [...]

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U.S. diocese call petition against bishop on gay funerals a ‘PR stunt’

By | 2017-10-31T20:54:26+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Categories: In the News|

Bill In the News: LIFESITE: Catholic League President Bill Donohue defended Morlino as well, saying the attack was “scurrilous.” “Catholics in the Diocese of Madison are very fortunate to have such a brilliant and courageous leader in Bishop Robert Morlino,” Donohue said in a statement. “He is currently under attack by dissident Catholics, ex-Catholics, and those who [...]

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Inappropriate, Borderline Offensive Religious Halloween Costumes

By | 2017-11-01T16:26:01+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Categories: In the News|

Bill In the News: CNSNews: Every Halloween we are treated to an extensive array of Catholic costumes, usually featuring priests and nuns. Some of the selections are cute; some are borderline offensive; and still others clearly cross the line. This year is no different. Regarding the three categories, we never object to cutesy or borderline garb: [...]

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Hollywood’s ‘Spotlight’ Crew Gives Weinstein a Pass

By | 2017-10-24T16:09:52+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Categories: In the News|

Bill In the News: CNSNews: "Spotlight" won an Oscar for best picture in 2016 for its portrayal of the clergy sexual abuse scandal in the Archdiocese of Boston. At least nine of those associated with this film have worked with Harvey Weinstein in some capacity, yet, to date, eight have said nothing about his sexual abuse, and all [...]

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‘Spotlight’ Lecturers Give Harvey Weinstein a Pass

By | 2017-10-24T16:19:00+00:00 October 22nd, 2017|Categories: In the News|

Bill In the News: NewsBusters: It is telling that Ruffalo has not sought center stage registering his outrage at his buddy, Harvey Weinstein. Ruffalo starred in two Weinstein films, Begin Again and Can a Song Save Your Life? The best he could do was to issue a two-sentence tweet saying that it was "horrible" what Weinstein did. How brave. [...]

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Severing Ties Between Christianity and Morality Is a Fool’s Errand

By | 2017-10-19T16:13:30+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Categories: In the News|

Bill In the News: CNSNews: A survey by Statista reveals that in Belgium 68 percent of the people  believe that religion does more harm than good: Germany, Spain, Australia, Sweden, and Great Britain all top 60 percent. No nation disagrees with this conclusion more than Japan; only 26 percent agree that religion does more harm than good. The [...]

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Woody Allen Is Right: Zero-Tolerance Policies Can Easily Evolve into Witch Hunts

By | 2017-10-19T16:10:32+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Categories: In the News|

Bill In the News: CNSNews: Jeffrey Katzenberg is right to observe that "there's a pack of wolves" in Hollywood. They must be gotten. But in the quest for justice, it is important not to proceed at a gallop pace lest we victimize the innocent. Perhaps the messenger is flawed, but his message is not: Woody Allen is [...]

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