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affleck BEN AFFLECK DISCOVERS BIGOTRY

October 6, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on remarks made by Ben Affleck on the October 3rd episode of “Real Time with Bill Maher,” an HBO show: Last month, Bill Maher had to educate Charlie Rose about the lethal differences between Islam and Christianity, and on Friday he had to educate Ben Affleck. A debate ensued between atheist author Sam Harris and Affleck... [Read more...]

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October 3, 2014

To read Bill Donohue’s latest Newsmax article, “Political Correctness Leaves Christians Out,” about the recent controversy over prayer on the football field, click here.  Read More →

images NEW YORK TIMES AND RELIGIOUS PROFILING

October 2, 2014

Bill Donohue accuses the New York Times of religious profiling: 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 story, and there is nothing new of any substance in today’s... [Read more...]

gender-neutral CATHOLIC SCHOOL ATHLETICS AND SEXUALITY

October 1, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on two issues bedeviling Catholic schools: The divide between Catholic sexual ethics and secular sexual ethics is being played out in Pennsylvania and Minnesota in a dramatic way. The New York Times reports today that the Diocese of Harrisburg has adopted a policy barring boys on high school wrestling teams from competing with... [Read more...]

129747002 CONNECTICUT LAW UNFAIRLY BURDENS CHURCH

September 30, 2014

Bill Donohue defends the Archdiocese of Hartford: Jacob Doe claims he was molested in the early 1980s by a priest, Father Ivan Ferguson, who died in 2002. Doe had until 1988 to file a lawsuit, but he never did. In 1991, the statute of limitations was amended to 17 years. Doe had until 2003 to file a lawsuit, but he never did. In 2002 the statute of... [Read more...]

_60096195_vatican_aerial_g HOLY SEE REPLIES TO U.N. COMMITTEE

September 26, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on the Holy See’s reply to a report issued earlier this year by the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child: The Holy See took this U.N. committee to task on three levels: the international body does not understand the reach of the Holy See’s authority; it unjustly involved itself in canon law; and it advanced... [Read more...]

Key Speakers At The Clinton Global Initiative COMMON CORE’S STRONG-ARM TACTICS

September 25, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on the way Common Core is being promoted: The implementation of Common Core in New York State, one of the first states to adopt it, is an abject failure: academic achievement is regressing. Whatever merits it may have, its most vociferous proponents are out of line when they try to strong-arm Catholic schools into accepting it. The... [Read more...]

Bishop-Frank-Dewane THE UNSEEMLY WAR ON BISHOP DEWANE

September 24, 2014

Bishop Frank Dewane, who leads the Diocese of Venice in Southwest Florida, is under fire by local dissidents. Defending him is Catholic League president Bill Donohue. To read his account, click here.  Read More →

20130110__130110_Nett, Rebekah_200 BIGOTED LAWYER’S LICENSE PULLED FOR A YEAR

September 22, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on a decision by the Supreme Court of Wisconsin responding to a complaint we lodged against attorney Rebekah M. Nett: In a letter to the Catholic League dated September 18, the Supreme Court of Wisconsin responded to the 2011 grievance we filed against Rebekah M. Nett. We asked that she be investigated for making stridently anti-Catholic... [Read more...]

biggerreligionjpg RELIGION IS THE KEY TO SOCIAL CAPITAL

September 19, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on a survey by the Pew Research Center on the issue of which values are the most important to transmit to children: Ideologically, liberals and conservatives agree that responsibility is the most important child-rearing value. But when it comes to the importance of teaching religious faith, the ideological divide is wide: those... [Read more...]

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