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October 2, 2014

“Religious Profiling: New York Times Tackles Catholic Boy-Girl Wrestling Policies In Pennsylvania” By Bill Donohue The New York Times has a story today about the Diocese of Harrisburg’s decision to ban high school boys from competing against girls in school wrestling. This is the second day in a row that the Times has covered this... [Read more...]

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September 30, 2014

(Fort Myers, FL) “Diocese of Venice in 2014: Under fire” Staunch supporters of the bishop say if the image is tarnished, the reason is unfounded accusations. They decry what they say is nothing more than a campaign to smear the bishop. The critics are dissidents who ” have declared war on Bishop Frank Dewane,” in the words of... [Read more...]

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September 26, 2014

“Group seeks inquiry of Bishop Dewane” The local chapter of a national Catholic organization is asking Pope Francis to issue an investigation of Bishop Frank Dewane, the leader of the Diocese of Venice. The Catholic League, which bills itself as the nation’s largest Catholic civil rights organization, published a column on its website... [Read more...]

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September 24, 2014

“Man Claims That What He Said in Church About Evolution and Homosexuality Led the Gov’t to ‘Fire’ Him” A public health expert is accusing the Georgia Department of Public Health of religious discrimination after he was allegedly denied a position following the discovery of controversial sermons he delivered about homosexuality, evolution... [Read more...]

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September 23, 2014

“Attorney’s license suspended after anti-Catholic slurs” An attorney who made repeated anti-Catholic slurs in court filings that called a judge “a Catholic Knight Witch Hunter” has lost her license to practice law in Wisconsin and Minnesota for one year. The Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights had filed a complaint against... [Read more...]

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September 22, 2014

“Catholic League President: Christianity Threatening to Muslim Radicals” Pope Francis did not need to name the Islamic State (ISIS) in his recent remarks from Albania during which he condemned “perverting religion” to justify murder, said Bill Donohue, president of the Catholic League, during an appearance Monday on Newsmax TV’s... [Read more...]

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September 19, 2014

“NY cardinal: parade decision is matter of gay identity vs action” Bill Donohue, president of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, had long supported the parade’s previous policy. He said he had backed the parade’s policy change on the understanding that a pro-life Catholic group would also be allowed to march. However,... [Read more...]

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September 15, 2014

“Catholic League withdraws from St. Patrick’s Day Parade” Controversy over the New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade continues as the Catholic League has withdrawn its delegation, charging that parade organizers have not fulfilled a promise to include a pro-life Catholic group. “The decision is disappointing. The Catholic League... [Read more...]

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September 12, 2014

“Catholic League’s Donohue: We’ll Never March in Parade Again” “I’m not coming back and I’ll tell you why,” Bill Donohue, president of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, told “MidPoint” host Ed Berliner, explaining that his feud is not with the local Catholic archdiocese but... [Read more...]

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September 11, 2014

“Catholic League exits St. Patrick’s Day Parade over abortion” The Catholic League announced Thursday it’s pulled out of next year’s St. Patrick Day’s Parade, claiming event organizers backed out of a deal to allow anti-abortion marchers. The parade recently said it was allowing an LBGT affinity group from NBC, which televises the... [Read more...]

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