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March 3, 2016

“Bill de Blasio will join gay-friendlier St. Patrick’s parade” Rick Hinshaw of the Catholic League, a group that has long backed the gay-group ban, said the league would again not march in this year’s parade. The league began its boycott last year when a single gay group, though not an Irish one, was allowed to march. Hinshaw said he... [Read more...]

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March 3, 2016

“Tears of Joy Mark Gay Inclusion in St. Patrick’s Day Parade” Rick Hinshaw, a spokesman for the Catholic League, said it has decided not to march because of the decision. He said the League isn’t opposed to including gay groups but that other advocacy groups should be able to march under their own banners. “If you’re going to allow... [Read more...]

Daily Mail

March 2, 2016

“No laughing matter: The Catholic League blasts ABC for hiring ‘vulgar bigot’ Dan Savage to make Catholic-family sitcom The Real O’Neals” The advert, written by League president Bill Donohue, continues: ‘That comparison is an understatement: Duke may be a bigot, but he is not known for his foul comments. By contrast,... [Read more...]


March 1, 2016

“Review: A Family Full of Secrets in ‘The Real O’Neals’”    Read More →

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March 1, 2016

“America’s Catholic League publishes advert calling for cancellation of gay sitcom The Real O’Neals” Presented as an open letter from Catholic League president Bill Donohue, the ad says Mr Savage’s “maniacal hatred of Catholicism is so strong that it would be as though David Duke were hired to produce a show about African Americans”.  Read More →

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March 1, 2016

“A coming-out prompts a series of revelations in ‘The Real O’Neals’” The series is based on an idea by LGBT activist and advice columnist Dan Savage, whose involvement in the project has prompted some protests from groups that consider some statements by Savage to be anti-Catholic. (The Catholic League took out an ad in Monday’s... [Read more...]


February 29, 2016

To read our New York Times op-ed page ad in Monday’s newspaper, click here. To read the ad we initially submitted, but was rejected, click here.  Read More →

The Christian Post

February 24, 2016

Robert Jeffress Urged to Apologize for Saying Catholic Church ‘Genius of Satan’” Catholic League President Bill Donohue is calling on Pastor Robert Jeffress of First Baptist Church in Dallas to apologize this week for suggesting the Catholic Church doesn’t come from God, but from a cult-like pagan religion inspired by Satan. Donohue... [Read more...]


February 24, 2016

“Comedy Central Mocks Crucified Jesus as Bodybuilding Sex Maniac” In a Wednesday press release, the Catholic League’s Bill Donohue blasted Comedy Central, noting that “the crucifixion of Jesus is a favorite target for laughs” on the game show. Donohue later remarked that “this latest mockery of Christ’s suffering... [Read more...]

“The Alan Colmes Show”

February 22, 2016

“Donohue: Coulter, Jeffress Are ‘Anti-Catholic Bigots’” Monday on “The Alan Colmes Show,” Alan spoke with Catholic League President Bill Donohue about the comments exchanged between Donald Trump and Pope Francis and the effect they’ve had on the 2016 race for the White House. Donohue said that by taking on the Pope while campaigning... [Read more...]

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