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rules GAY PRIDE PARADE WON’T BEND ITS RULES

March 21, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on his exchange with officials from New York’s Heritage of Pride parade: For the past few days I have been engaged in an e-mail conversation with officials from the Heritage of Pride parade, New York’s annual gay event; the dialogue has been cordial. I asked to join the parade under a banner that would read, “Straight... [Read more...]

judges OKAY FOR TEACHERS TO HAVE SEX IN SCHOOL

March 21, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on a five-judge Manhattan Appellate Division panel that overturned a termination ruling against two lesbians who were caught having sex in a classroom: In 2009, two tenured women teachers at James Madison High School in Brooklyn went drinking after school, and then returned to attend a student singing contest. Apparently bored,... [Read more...]

sign_our_petition PETITION TO BOYCOTT GUINNESS

March 20, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on the latest developments in the Catholic League’s boycott of Guinness: We are asking those who support our boycott of Guinness to sign our petition (click here). It will be part of our new homepage feature: Guinness Boycott Central. This section will contain valuable information on the boycott, and who to contact. It will... [Read more...]

bird-soaring2 GUINNESS BOYCOTT SOARS

March 19, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on reaction to the Catholic League’s call for a boycott of Guinness: The response to our boycott is overwhelming. From a bishop who belongs to the Eastern Catholic Church (Aramaic Rite) in Lima, Peru, to a former community organizer in New Jersey, we have seen an outpouring of angry Catholics who are fully supportive of our... [Read more...]

article-0-0D289FA900000578-326_634x319 EMPIRE STATE BLDG. OWNERS SUED

March 19, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on a lawsuit brought by two Muslims from Long Island against the owners of the Empire State Building: Last July, Fahad and Amina Tirmizi and their two children went to the observation deck on the 86th floor of the Empire State Building, dressed in traditional Muslim garb, and took a moment to recite the evening prayers in a spot... [Read more...]

guinness_logo GUINNESS BOYCOTT ADVANCES

March 18, 2014

Bill Donohue explains the Guinness boycott: Yesterday, I announced a boycott of Guinness, Heineken, and Sam Adams: the first two brewers pulled out of sponsoring the St. Patrick’s Day parade in New York City; the latter withdrew from the Boston parade. Prudence dictates that we concentrate our efforts on just one: we’ve settled on Guinness. Bostonians... [Read more...]

guinness-glass--02 BOYCOTT GUINNESS, SAM ADAMS, HEINEKEN

March 17, 2014

Bill Donohue is calling for a boycott of Guinness, Heineken, and Sam Adams: Diageo, the parent company of Guinness, and Heineken, have pulled their sponsorship of New York’s St. Patrick’s Day parade; the Boston Beer Company, maker of Sam Adams, has withdrawn its sponsorship of Boston’s St. Patrick’s Day parade. None of these... [Read more...]

r-NANCY-PELOSI-GENE-SPERLING-large570-1 PELOSI’S DUPLICITY

March 14, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on Rep. Nancy Pelosi: Yesterday, Rep. John Boehner extended an invitation to Pope Francis to speak before a joint session of the Congress. Joining with him was Rep. Nancy Pelosi. On March 27, Rep. Pelosi will receive Planned Parenthood’s highest honor, The Margaret Sanger Award. Pelosi supports abortion-on-demand, and Planned... [Read more...]

mcc POPE STABBED BY McCARTHYITES

March 13, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on the latest left-wing attack on the pope: BishopAccountability.org purports to be an abuse watchdog, but in reality its only real agenda is to discredit the Catholic Church. Its latest stab at Pope Francis brings further discredit to its reputation. Indeed, as will be demonstrated, its report on the pope is pure McCarthyism. Yesterday,... [Read more...]

nienstedt_nass ARCHBISHOP NIENSTEDT EXONERATED

March 12, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on the decision by the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office not to file charges against St. Paul and Minneapolis Archbishop John Nienstedt; he was accused in December of “inappropriately touching” a young man in 2009: On December 18, I issued a news release saying the following: “Archbishop Nienstedt has been... [Read more...]

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