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MEDIA IGNORE ANOTHER ABUSE STORY

By | December 19th, 2016|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the media's selective interest in sexual abuse: If a priest is accused of inappropriately touching a minor, it makes the news. When other segments of society—teachers, Hollywood studio executives, therapists—are accused, the media show much less interest, and sometimes practically none at all. The latter is now evident in the way most [...]

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OBAMA IS “OUR MOST CATHOLIC OF PRESIDENTS”

By | December 16th, 2016|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on a remarkable claim about President Obama: On the December 15 edition of the "Axe Files" podcast, White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough told David Axelrod the following about President Barack Obama. "I think this is the—our most Catholic of presidents. And I mean that by capital C Catholic, in what I [...]

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SPARKS FLY OVER TEXAS ABORTION RULE

By | December 15th, 2016|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the treatment of human remains from abortions: Effective December 19, Texas will require that the remains of children killed in utero by an abortionist must be buried or cremated. The new rules were written by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission "to protect the dignity of the unborn." Governor Greg Abbott [...]

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VIACOM’S FAKE NEWS

By | December 14th, 2016|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue exposes Viacom as a fraud: The media are in a rage these days over what they call "fake news." But few Americans take them seriously, nor should they. Take Viacom, the media giant. Viacom has issued a lengthy report, "Social Impact Review 2016," a statement that is strewn with "fake news" about itself. The [...]

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NATIVITY SCENE IN CENTRAL PARK

By | December 13th, 2016|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the Catholic League's crèche: Every year there are many news stories on the unconstitutionality of displaying a nativity scene on public property. Some of those stories are simply wrong. There can be a problem when the proposed site for the display of religious symbols is on the grounds of a county courthouse, [...]

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ANOTHER ATTACK ON THE EUCHARIST

By | December 12th, 2016|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on TruTV'S mockery of the sacraments: Earlier today, we took Fox's "Family Guy" to task for last night's episode ridiculing the Eucharist. Now we must call out Turner Broadcasting's TruTV for "Rachel Dratch's Late Night Snack," which last Friday night also mocked this most sacred of Catholic sacraments. The offensive skit featured a [...]

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FOX’S “FAMILY GUY” GOES OVER THE LINE

By | December 12th, 2016|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on "Family Guy's" ridicule of the Eucharist: "Family Guy" is a typically juvenile prime time cartoon show that airs on Fox. It's Christmas episode last night was true to form, and most of its adolescent humor would not have drawn a response from us. But the show crossed the line with its mockery [...]

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MICROSOFT’S LGBT CHRISTMAS AD

By | December 9th, 2016|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on Microsoft's Christmas ad: Ask any schoolboy what the meaning of Christmas is, and he will say it celebrates the birth of Jesus. Ask the ideologues at Microsoft, and they will say it means whatever their politics dictate. This year it represents an opportunity to exploit Christmas by pushing the LGBT agenda. Microsoft [...]

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SANTA’S BACK AT HILLSBORO

By | December 9th, 2016|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on a reply from Hillsboro School District: On December 5, in a news release titled, "Diversity = Intolerance," I mentioned that Oregon's Hillsboro School District issued a policy requesting that employees "refrain" from decorating their office doors with Santa. That's because some feel "uncomfortable" seeing Christmas symbols. We bombarded the local media in [...]

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TRUMP WILL BE RELIGION-FRIENDLY

By | December 7th, 2016|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on Donald Trump's friendly attitude toward religion: None of the three biggest vote getters in the primaries—Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and Bernie Sanders—are known for their deeply rooted religious convictions. Trump is Presbyterian and Clinton is a Methodist, and like many mainline Protestants, they are religion-lite; Sanders is an admitted secularist. What makes [...]

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