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1097214_707309382628380_387807321_o OKLAHOMA CITY OKAYS “BLACK MASS”

July 2, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on a “Black Mass” performance at the Oklahoma City Civic Center that is scheduled for September 21: On the website of the “Black Mass” it says, “The consecrated host is corrupted by sexual fluids then it becomes the sacrifice of the mass. The blasphemy remains intact along with corruption of the Catholic... [Read more...]

131118163521-01-catholic-jfk-restricted-horizontal-gallery TOO MANY CATHOLICS ON THE BENCH?

July 1, 2014

Bill Donohue notes the reaction of bigots to the Hobby Lobby case: “Once again an all-Catholic, all-male, all-ultra-conservative majority of five has voted en bloc to eviscerate fundamental rights,” said Annie Laurie Gaylor of the atheist Freedom From Religion Foundation. Yup. Catholics always conspire to do things “en bloc”... [Read more...]

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June 30, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling today in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores: Today’s victory is welcomed by true advocates of the First Amendment. However, because of the unremitting hostility this administration has shown to religious liberty, especially in its lust for abortion rights, Congress needs to pass the Health... [Read more...]

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June 30, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on the June 27 edition of “Fashion Police” on E!: On Friday night, Joan Rivers remarked on a short plaid skirt worn by Katy Perry: “She is so much a Catholic schoolgirl that three priests stopped her to say, ‘you’re cute, do you have a brother?’” There is not a week that goes by that Rivers... [Read more...]

Statue of Liberty seen from the Circle Line ferry, Manhattan, New York ASSAULT ON FREE SPEECH REJECTED

June 26, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on the Supreme Court’s decision today striking down a Massachusetts law that created a 35-foot buffer zone near clinics for those protesting abortion: Today’s ruling, McCullen v. Coakley, did not address the morality or the legality of abortion, which is why this case, which was wholly about free speech, should have... [Read more...]

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June 25, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on the second retraction by the Associated Press (AP) over Ireland’s “mass grave” story: AP issued its first retraction on June 20 regarding its stories of June 3 and June 8 on Ireland’s “mass grave” story. On June 23, AP reporter Shawn Pogatchnik issued a second, more complete, retraction; his... [Read more...]

Logo-3-5 IRELAND’S “MASS GRAVE” HOAX

June 23, 2014

Over the past month, the public has been treated to a series of news stories alleging that Irish nuns threw almost 800 babies into a septic tank outside a home for “fallen women” and children in the 20th century. As it turns out, the “mass grave” story is a hoax. To read Bill Donohue’s article, “Ireland’s ‘Mass... [Read more...]

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June 20, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on a letter released by the School Board for District 14 in Connecticut about the decision to block student access to the Vatican’s website, as well as those deemed to be conservative: This situation has gone from bad to worse. Now the Board of Ed is telling us that no one deliberately decided to block the websites. After... [Read more...]

McCrory NEW SCHOOL RELIGION LAW IN NORTH CAROLINA

June 20, 2014

Bill Donohue welcomes the new school religion law in North Carolina: Yesterday, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory signed into law a bill that protects the religious liberty rights of teachers, school personnel, and students. It passed 106-9 in the House, and by a margin of 48-1 in the Senate. Religious freedom, including voluntary student-led prayer,... [Read more...]

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June 19, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on the response by Jody Ian Goeler, Superintendent of Schools for Regional School District 14 in Connecticut, to accusations that the Vatican website has been blocked in district schools because it promotes “hate speech”: Yesterday afternoon, I asked Superintendent Goeler to “please identify examples of ‘hate... [Read more...]

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