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VATICAN RULES ON COMMUNION TRASHED

By | 2017-07-20T16:16:09+00:00 July 11th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on two TV shows that ripped Catholicism last night: The Catholic Church recently reaffirmed Church teaching on the Communion Host, stating that it must contain at least a trace of gluten. Though this teaching has nothing to do with public policy, and is therefore no one's business but that of [...]

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WALL STREET JOURNAL SCORES ON SCHOOL CHOICE

By | 2017-07-11T13:15:35+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an editorial in the July 10th edition of the Wall Street Journal: There is no newspaper in the country that consistently tracks school choice programs better than the Wall Street Journal. Its latest editorial on this subject is no exception: it reports on two updated studies on school vouchers [...]

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SHOWTIME COMIC ATTACKS JESUS

By | 2017-07-11T13:15:24+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a comedy special that aired July 7 on Showtime: "Erik Griffin: The Ugly Truth" was offensive to Christians, as well as to those who object to trashing the core beliefs of a world religion. Griffin, a stand-up comic, wasted no time comparing the Eucharist to peanut butter, saying that [...]

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NEW YORK TIMES PILES ON

By | 2017-07-07T18:08:15+00:00 July 7th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an editorial in today's New York Times: Now it's the New York Times piling on Cardinal George Pell. The ostensible target of the Times editorial is Pope Francis, and his alleged "failure" to "address the child abuse scandal" within the Church. But the editors focus on Cardinal Pell, one [...]

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VOTERS REJECTING PLANNED PARENTHOOD

By | 2017-07-07T18:08:30+00:00 July 6th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Planned Parenthood's string of election defeats: The biggest loser in Georgia's recent special Congressional election—besides the Democratic candidate—may well have been Planned Parenthood. The nation's leading purveyor of abortion poured $734,000 into the failed campaign of Jon Ossoff—second in spending only to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. Making it [...]

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BOSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY PROMOTES BIGOTRY

By | 2017-07-07T18:08:47+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an anti-Catholic event at the Boston Public Library: The Boston Public Library proudly announced on its Facebook page June 29 that it was "closing out #PrideMonth today with a Drag Queen Story Time at the Children's Library, featuring The Boston Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence." The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence [...]

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THE WASHINGTON POST IS AT IT AGAIN

By | 2017-07-07T18:09:01+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an editorial in the Washington Post July 2: In yet another attack on Pope Francis for his handling of sexually abusive clergy, the Post editors state that the Holy Father's "zero tolerance" policy toward such abuse is "not a priority for him." Their evidence? Chiefly, that two cardinals appointed [...]

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CNN OP-ED ON SEXUAL ABUSE IS FLAWED

By | 2017-07-05T12:22:18+00:00 June 30th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a CNN posted piece by Heidi Schlumpf: CNN has every right to post the commentary of any author it chooses, but is it too much to ask that someone fact check the submissions? The recent attacks on Cardinal George Pell, which I debunked on June 29, gave Heidi Schlumpf [...]

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“LITTLE HOURS” BOMBS

By | 2017-07-05T12:22:10+00:00 June 30th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on reviews of "The Little Hours," a movie he previously panned: "Unrepentant sacrilegious slapstick" (The Verge) "Juvenile and bawdy and stupid and crude" (Flavorwire) "Awash in sacrilegious revelry. Rarely has devotion been this dirty" (Film Journal) "Not nearly as funny, biting, or smart as the films it's so clearly trying [...]

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MORE JUSTICE NEEDED IN PHILLY

By | 2017-07-05T12:22:02+00:00 June 30th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams: On June 29, Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams, on trial for 29 counts of bribery, extortion and fraud, abruptly pleaded guilty to bribery. He was immediately remanded to jail by a judge who pronounced himself "appalled" by the evidence he had heard in this [...]

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