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DEMOCRATS HAVE A POPE PROBLEM

July 20, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on the two political parties and Pope Francis: There is a front-page story in today’s New York Times titled, “For G.O.P., Visit by Pope Comes with Tensions.” Last month the Times ran a front-page story, “Pope’s Position on the Climate Tests the G.O.P.” The Times is not alone in promoting the... [Read more...]

PLANNED PARENTHOOD’S UNNECESSARY APOLOGY

July 17, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on the apology issued by Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards: It is axiomatic that apologies should never be given in instances where there is no wrongdoing. That is why Cecile Richards’ apology was unnecessary. Yes, one of her employees admitted to harvesting the organs of unborn babies for commercial purposes.... [Read more...]

PHILLY INQUIRER’S CATHOLIC BAITING

July 17, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on a story in today’s Philadelphia Inquirer: On the front page of the B Section in today’s Philadelphia Inquirer there is a contrived story about a former Catholic school teacher who was fired once it was discovered that he planned to “marry” his boyfriend. Why is the story contrived? Because it was trotted... [Read more...]

JUSTICE KENNEDY SCREWS UP AGAIN

July 16, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on remarks made by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy at the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference yesterday: Justice Kennedy compared the outcry over the recent same-sex marriage decision to the hostile reaction following the 1989 high court ruling that legalized flag burning. He noted that over time the initial outburst of... [Read more...]

ACCUSED PRIEST EXONERATED

July 15, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on the exoneration of Father Leo Riley: On March 17, I wrote a news release titled, “Fr. Leo Riley Also Has Rights.” I gave four reasons why I believed that this priest was innocent of accusations made against him. Yesterday, he was cleared of all charges of wrongdoing by an independent investigative unit. I have never... [Read more...]

HUGE COVER-UP OF GAY LEADER’S EXPLOITS

July 14, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on the cover-up involving gay leader Terrence Bean: Last November, Terrence Bean was taken into custody in Portland, Oregon following an indictment by a jury that charged him with multiple sex crimes against minors. Now additional child sexual abuse charges have been made against him. Why isn’t the media covering this? Because... [Read more...]

FR. SERRA’S IRRATIONAL CRITICS

July 13, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on critics of Father Junípero Serra; the 18th century priest will be canonized by Pope Francis this fall: Politics, laced with emotion, is motivating the anti-Serra crowd. In fact, Father Serra has become the whipping boy for left-wing, anti-Catholic activists bent on using his life story to beat up on Western Civilization, the... [Read more...]

KANSAS UPHOLDS RELIGIOUS LIBERTY

July 8, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback’s executive order securing religious liberty: Gov. Brownback has won the support of four Kansas bishops in his effort to secure religious liberty for all the state’s citizens. His executive order, necessitated by the Supreme Court’s decision to legalize gay marriage, offers protection... [Read more...]

REMOVAL OF FR. SERRA STATUE POSTPONED

July 6, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on the resolution to put on hold the removal of a statue of Fr. Junípero Serra from the U.S. Capitol: The California state legislature recently announced that it will postpone a vote on the proposal to remove the statue of Fr. Serra from the U.S. Capitol. California State Senator Ricardo Lara is responsible for both authoring... [Read more...]

collier HERE COME THE POLYGAMISTS

July 2, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on the application for a marriage license by Nathan Collier securing a legal union for him and his two Montana wives: “It’s about marriage equality,” is how Nathan Collier put it. And why not? Who among the five justices who rendered the gay marriage decision could offer a principled rebuttal? They can’t... [Read more...]

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