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BANNON IMPUTES FALSE MOTIVE TO BISHOPS

By | 2017-09-07T18:28:19+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a remark made by Steve Bannon that will air on "60 Minutes" on Sunday: There is nothing wrong about criticizing the bishops for any position they take on public policy, though when invidious motives are ascribed to them, such conjecture is unacceptable. That is what Steve Bannon has done [...]

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OPEN LETTERS TO DURBIN AND FEINSTEIN

By | 2017-09-07T16:06:28+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue explains why he is posting open letters to Senator Dick Durbin and Senator Dianne Feinstein: At a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on September 6, Senator Durbin and Senator Feinstein came perilously close to applying a religious test to circuit court nominee Amy Coney Barrett. Such a test is unconstitutional. Senator Charles [...]

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SEEING THROUGH THE DREAMERS MAZE

By | 2017-09-07T16:06:16+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the controversy over the Dreamers: Given the normalization of hysteria in America, it was predictable that hyperbole would govern much of the discussion—if we can call it that—over the so-called Dreamers, the almost 800,000 young people who were brought to the United States illegally, mostly from Latin America. It's [...]

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TRUMP MUST NIX HHS MANDATE

By | 2017-09-06T12:18:27+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue is calling upon President Trump to repeal the Health and Human Services (HHS) mandate: The Catholic Benefits Association (CBA), which provides health coverage to many Catholic entities, is asking President Trump to repeal and replace the HHS mandate that was sponsored by President Obama. We second that call: Trump's Justice Department [...]

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Kudos to Evangelicals

By | 2017-08-31T12:20:02+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a statement issued by evangelical leaders August 29: The Catholic League has a long history of mutual cooperation with evangelical Christians on a host of cultural issues. In that spirit, we condemn the unfair attacks against the statement on marriage, family and sexuality that was signed by more than [...]

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CALIF. BILL THREATENS RELIGIOUS LIBERTY

By | 2017-08-29T12:43:11+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue today sent the following letter to all members of the California State Senate: Dear Senator: I write to express the Catholic League's opposition to Assembly Bill 569. Under the guise of "anti-discrimination," this bill is a blatant assault on religious freedom. It would bar religious organizations from establishing faith-based codes of [...]

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USA TODAY ARTICLE DISTORTS CHURCH’S RECORD ON ABUSE

By | 2017-08-28T16:50:49+00:00 August 25th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on a story in today's USA Today: "Parishes Across Nation Under Shadow Of Abuse," blares a headline in today's USA Today. The subhead is even more misleading: "Latest revelations are sign that the church's problems with its priests are not over." The implication is obvious: the crisis of sexual abuse of minors by [...]

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WASHINGTON POST PIECE RIPS BISHOPS

By | 2017-08-25T14:17:51+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an article posted on the website of the Washington Post on August 23rd: Standards continue to collapse in elite circles, the latest example being a wholly inaccurate article posted on the website of the Washington Post by an Ivy League professor. Anthea Butler is an African American professor at [...]

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IS MALIA IN A DORM NAMED AFTER A SLAVEOWNER?

By | 2017-08-24T13:08:36+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue wants to know if Malia Obama is living in a dorm named after a slaveowner: On August 22, former President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle helped their daughter, Malia, move into a dorm at Harvard University. One of the twelve undergraduate dorms is Mather House, named after Increase Mather. He [...]

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PUBLIC PANS PUBLIC SCHOOLS

By | 2017-08-23T13:17:48+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a Gallup survey comparing public schools to its alternatives: When the public is asked to rate public schools as excellent or good, it captures the vote of 44 percent. But 71 percent rate independent private schools as excellent or good. The figure for parochial or church-related schools is 63 [...]

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