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TRUMP BREAKS WITH DEMOCRATS ON RELIGION

By | February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on President Trump's address at today's National Prayer Breakfast: The most significant line in President Trump's speech spoke about the right of Americans to "practice their beliefs without fear of hostility or fear of violence." He did not say we are entitled to our beliefs—no one can stop us from believing what we [...]

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BEYONCE PHOTO SPARKS CONTROVERSY

By | February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on a photo of a pregnant Beyoncé that has ignited controversy: It is not certain what Beyoncé had in mind when she posed pregnant, half naked, draped with a veil, amidst a backdrop of roses. Some saw Christian imagery in the Instagrammed picture. One thing is for sure: the New York Post did. [...]

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GORSUCH IS A GREAT PICK

By | February 1st, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on Judge Neil Gorsuch, selected by President Trump to take Judge Antonin Scalia's place on the Supreme Court: The Catholic League has a narrow focus when it comes to prospective U.S. Supreme Court judges. We want someone who is intellectually admired by his colleagues, a person who has a well developed jurisprudential philosophy. [...]

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CHRISTIAN REFUGEES MERIT PRIORITY STATUS

By | January 31st, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the urgent need to give priority status to persecuted Christian refugees: In November 2015, President Barack Obama told a G20 press conference that proposals to give priority status to Christian refugees from Syria were "shameful." He said, "We do not have a religious test for our compassion." Now he is criticizing President [...]

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VICTIMS’ LOBBY IS CRASHING

By | January 30th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

For two decades, the Catholic League has been reporting on the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP). It is a thoroughly corrupt outfit imbued with a pathological hatred of the Catholic Church. To top things off, it ill serves the people it claims to help. Two recent developments indicate that this professional victims' lobby [...]

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MARCH FOR LIFE SCARES DEATH INDUSTRY

By | January 26th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on tomorrow's March for Life: This year's March for Life will take place at a time of unprecedented optimism. President Donald Trump's leadership has emboldened the Congress and state lawmakers to fight for the rights of the unborn with greater resolve than ever before. The death industry has taken note and is none [...]

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SNAP LEADER QUITS IN DISGRACE

By | January 25th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the resignation of David Clohessy, executive director of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP): Just days after SNAP was sued by a former employee for accepting kickbacks from Church-suing attorneys, its leader, David Clohessy, quit. He said he "voluntarily resigned" last month, but that is an incomplete, if not [...]

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SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL TRASHES NUNS

By | January 24th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the Sundance Film Festival's latest attack on the Catholic Church: Hollywood's farm team, as represented by the Sundance Film Festival—the largest source of independent movie hopefuls—continues to mimic the all stars in Tinseltown by sticking it to Catholics. This year there are two nun-bashing movies to pick from. "Novitiate" is a religious [...]

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WASHINGTON POST LIVES IN A TIME WARP

By | January 23rd, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on an editorial in today's Washington Post: "On the most explosive and morally subversive challenge facing the Roman Catholic Church—clerical sexual abuse of children, and the bishops who tolerate it—Pope Francis has said the right things but done too little." This remarkable comment is the first sentence in an editorial in today's Washington [...]

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CATHOLIC FOES SPONSOR WOMEN’S D.C. MARCH

By | January 20th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the Women's March on Washington: The Women's March on Washington is a misnomer: it will include many others who claim to be neither a man nor a woman, yet were born either male or female. It is also a misnomer to say, as the organizers claim, that the march is about uniting [...]

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