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POPE BACKS FRENCH CARDINAL

May 17, 2016

Bill Donohue comments on remarks made by Pope Francis in an interview with the French media: “Pope Rules Out Early Resignation for Cardinal in Paedophilia Storm” “Pope Rules out Early Resignation for French Cardinal” “Pope Shows Support for Cardinal Accused of Covering Up Abuse” “Pope Backing Cardinal Accused... [Read more...]

“THE O’NEALS” AND TV ADVERTISERS

May 16, 2016

Bill Donohue makes an appeal to TV advertisers: Thousands of television advertisers descended on New York City today; they are assessing the crop of shows for the next TV season. The time is ripe for us to restate our objections to the ABC show, “The Real O’Neals.” If these advertising executives are at all objective, they will want... [Read more...]

HIGH COURT ORDERS HHS MANDATE COMPROMISE

May 16, 2016

Bill Donohue comments on the decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to order the lower courts to reconsider the constitutionality of the Health and Human Services (HHS) mandate: Given the 4-4 split in the high court, this ruling is not altogether a bad decision. Ideally, the justices would have affirmed the religious liberty interests that are central to... [Read more...]

WASHINGTON POST IS DISHONEST

May 16, 2016

Bill Donohue comments on an editorial in yesterday’s Washington Post: The Washington Post is on a tear, ripping the Catholic Church for defending itself against professional victims’ advocates and their lawyers. On April 20, it ran an editorial blasting the Vatican for not moving fast enough to commence a tribunal that would investigate... [Read more...]

DISNEY/ABC RENEWS “O’NEALS”

May 13, 2016

Bill Donohue comments on the renewal of “The Real O’Neals”: For weeks, we have been hearing how “The Real O’Neals” was “on the bubble,” meaning that no decision had been made to renew or cancel the show. Now ABC has made it official—the show has been renewed for the new season. The “O’Neals”... [Read more...]

KFC SPONSORS “O’NEALS”

May 13, 2016

Bill Donohue comments on the Catholic League’s campaign against the ABC show, “The Real O’Neals,” and why he is asking Yum! Brands, Inc., owner of KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken) to drop its sponsorship: Please contact Virginia Ferguson, Director of Public Relations for Yum! Brands, Inc. and tell her how offended Catholics are by... [Read more...]

DISCOVER SPONSORS “O’NEALS”

May 12, 2016

Bill Donohue comments on the Catholic League’s campaign against the ABC show, “The Real O’Neals,” and why he is asking Discover credit card to drop its sponsorship: Please contact Discover’s media relations department and tell them how offended Catholics are by a show that is based on the life of an obscene anti-Catholic... [Read more...]

INTIMIDATING RELIGIOUS COLLEGES

May 11, 2016

Bill Donohue comments on a bill to intimidate religious colleges and universities: The assault on religious liberty, in the name of LGBT rights, is at the heart of a bill introduced by Rep. Katherine Clark of Massachusetts. She wants to force all religious institutions of higher education to post on their website, and at a prominent place on their campus,... [Read more...]

MORE SILLINESS FROM “O’NEALS”

May 11, 2016

Bill Donohue comments on last night’s episode of “The Real O’Neals”: This week’s episode had Kenny visiting the First Unitarian church, invited by the vegan mother of a boy he is tutoring. “It’s very open,” she tells Kenny, who is gay. When he arrives—appropriately dressed for church—he sees what she... [Read more...]

RIMMEL LONDON COSMETICS SPONSORS “O’NEALS”

May 11, 2016

Bill Donohue comments on the Catholic League’s campaign against the ABC show, “The Real O’Neals,” and why he is asking Coty, Inc., owner of Rimmel London Cosmetics, to drop its sponsorship: Please contact Jennifer Friedman, press contact for Coty, Inc. and tell her how offended Catholics are by a show that is based on the life... [Read more...]

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