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Nytimes_hq NEW YORK TIMES ERRS AGAIN

September 2, 2014

Bill Donohue corrects the record: An editorial in today’s New York Times cites the Vatican’s disciplinary action against its former ambassador to the Dominican Republic, the now-defrocked Archbishop Jozef Wesolowski. It invokes Pope Francis’ promise that “in the pedophilia scandal ‘there are no privileges.’” The... [Read more...]

department-of-health-and-human-services-logo HHS MANDATE REVISIONS FAIL TO SATISFY

August 25, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on the latest revisions to the HHS mandate: On Friday, the Obama administration announced new revisions to its HHS mandate that requires Catholic institutions to pay for abortion-inducing drugs as part of their health plans. The federal government revealed that it considers these new rules  a “work around” for groups... [Read more...]

121222_jerry_brown_ap_605 CALIFORNIA CATHOLIC UNIVERSITIES COMPROMISED

August 22, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on a decision by the administration of California Governor Jerry Brown forcing Catholic universities to pay for abortion in their health plans: Governor Brown and his administration caved into requests from pro-abortion groups and reversed an earlier decision that allowed Santa Clara and Loyola Marymount universities to exclude... [Read more...]

Archbishop_Paul_S_Coakley_EWTN_US_Catholic_News_2_11_11 “BLACK MASS” NIXED IN OKLAHOMA CITY

August 22, 2014

There was to be a “Black Mass” performance at the Oklahoma City Civic Center on September 21, using a consecrated Host. But after Oklahoma City Archbishop Paul Coakley succeeded in getting a judge to issue a restraining order, on the grounds that the Host had been stolen, the attorney for the Satanic group returned the Host to a Catholic... [Read more...]

kansas-city-star-logo KANSAS CITY STAR TARGETS BISHOP FINN AGAIN

August 20, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on the latest assault by the Kansas City Star on Kansas City-St. Joseph Bishop Robert Finn: Last week a judge agreed with the finding of an arbitrator that Bishop Finn violated a 2008 agreement mandating that suspected child abuse be reported immediately to the authorities. The Kansas City Star says it is “still waiting for... [Read more...]

blog_the_knick_free_trial NUN PERFORMS ABORTION ON TV SHOW

August 18, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on the August 15 episode of “The Knick,” a Cinemax TV show (the parent company is Time Warner): Sister Harriet, a nurse who runs an orphanage, visits an Irish Catholic woman, Nora, who wants an abortion. The woman doesn’t want her husband to find out. Sister Harriet: “Your husband will know nothing of it.... [Read more...]

St_Peter's_Square,_Vatican_City_-_April_2007 VATICAN OKAYS FORCE IN MIDDLE EAST

August 15, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on the Vatican’s response to the Islamic State terrorists: The Catholic Church’s just-war doctrine allows for a military response to grave conflicts, provided that several criteria are operative. The Vatican has made it clear that the mass murder being committed by Islamic State terrorists meets that standard.   No... [Read more...]

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August 12, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on Minnesota Public Radio’s (MPR) latest attempt to discredit St. Paul and Minneapolis Archbishop John Nienstedt: Those waging war on Archbishop Nienstedt are losing ground, and they know it. In a contrived attempt to keep the flame alive, MPR is now charging that “New Documents Show Falsehoods in Nienstedt Testimony.”... [Read more...]

Balloons_Winner_1-300x235 THERE CAN BE ONLY ONE MIDDLE EAST VICTOR

August 11, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on conditions in the Middle East: After months of carnage committed by Muslim extremists, there is finally some blowback. The decision by President Obama to provide military and humanitarian aid comes late, but it is never too late to save innocent lives. Children are being beheaded, entire villages are being ransacked, Christian... [Read more...]

Unknown-1 HIP “BLACK JESUS” TV SHOW AIRS

August 8, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on the premiere episode of “Black Jesus,” which aired last night on the Cartoon Network: We have long taken the position that portraying Jesus as black is fine with the Catholic League, and indeed we find it silly that anyone would object. The Jesus character in this show is a mixed bag: He is irreverent, and can be... [Read more...]

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