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christian-persecution-begins CHRISTIAN GENOCIDE MUST END

September 15, 2014

To read the Catholic League’s ad on Christian genocide in the Middle East from today’s New York Times op-ed page, click here.    Read More →

st-pats WE WILL NOT MARCH

September 11, 2014

Bill Donohue issued the following remarks today: The Catholic League, which has marched in New York City’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade for 20 years, will not do so in 2015. Prior to the announcement that a gay group would march under its own banner in the 2015 parade, I was consulted by parade organizers about their plans. I told them that... [Read more...]

These-Stone-Walls-Fr-Gordon-J-MacRae FR. MACRAE’S 20 YEARS IN PRISON

September 10, 2014

Next week marks the 20th anniversary of Father Gordon MacRae’s unjust prison sentence. What happened to him is unbelievable. My account of his ordeal was posted today on his website, www.thesestonewalls.com. To read it, click here.  Read More →

stpats07allyulrich1 MORE GAY GROUPS APPLY TO MARCH

September 9, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on a press conference held today on the steps of the New York Public Library: We had two staff members at the press conference, and what they reported is quite interesting. Three gay groups announced that they have applied to march in New York’s 2015 St. Patrick’s Day Parade: Irish Queers, Lavender and Green Alliance,... [Read more...]

120213112905-moses-bishops-politics-story-top THE QUEST TO SCALP A BISHOP

September 5, 2014

Bill Donohue published an article in the September issue of the Catholic League’s monthly journal, Catalyst, about the attack on Mid-Western bishops. Click here to read the article.  Read More →

change_ahead-628x250 ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE STILL EVOLVING

September 4, 2014

Bill Donohue speaks to some issues regarding New York City’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade that need to be addressed: Yesterday, William O’Reilly, the parade’s spokesman, said that only one gay group, affiliated with NBC, would march in the 2015 St. Patrick’s Day Parade; we were told the same thing earlier. But just a few hours... [Read more...]

saint-patrick-783x482 NYC ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE AMENDS RULES

September 3, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on the decision by the organizers of New York City’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade to allow an NBC gay group to march in the 2015 parade: Never in the history of New York’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade have homosexuals been barred from marching, anymore than pro-life Catholics have, but in both cases they were not... [Read more...]

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...]

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