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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...]

freestpats ACTIVISTS SEEK TO CRASH PARADE

September 18, 2014

Bill Donohue speaks to the latest attempts to control the New York St. Patrick’s Day Parade: The parade committee’s decision to allow a cherry-picked NBC gay unit to march in the 2015 parade has triggered an onslaught of applications from other gay groups, as well as new attempts to wrest control of the parade. These efforts were given more... [Read more...]

FundEdLogo FLORIDA HACK ATTACKS CATHOLIC JUDGE

September 17, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on an attempt to force a Catholic judge to recuse herself from a case because she is Catholic: Kathleen Oropeza is the president of Fund Education Now, a Florida activist group that is anti-school voucher, anti-charter schools, anti-testing, and pro-union. Her outfit has filed a lawsuit contending that the state constitution mandates... [Read more...]

guinness-glass--02 CONTINUE GUINNESS BOYCOTT

September 17, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on the Catholic League’s boycott of Guinness: We are now half-way to St. Patrick’s Day, and many will be tipping a few in anticipation of the March 17, 2015 parades and celebrations. For several reasons, the Guinness boycott must continue. First, we should remember that this corporate bully tried to shove its secular... [Read more...]

klinghoffer_2151670b “DEATH OF KLINGHOFFER” DISTORTS HISTORY

September 16, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on why the Catholic League is joining the protest of “The Death of Klinghoffer,” the opera that is inspired by the tragic death of Leon Klinghoffer [click here for info]: The Catholic League will bring a contingent to the protest of “The Death of Klinghoffer” on September 22, opening night of the Metropolitan... [Read more...]

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