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winters TIME FOR MICHAEL SEAN WINTERS TO GO

July 18, 2014

Bill Donohue comments as follows: Michael Sean Winters wants St. Paul and Minneapolis Archbishop John Nienstedt to resign. It is he who should resign. Winters admits that the affidavit of Jennifer Haselberger, the person most responsible for hurling accusations at Nienstedt, is so blemished that “a good defense attorney could drive several trucks... [Read more...]

th GANGING UP ON ARCHBISHOP NIENSTEDT

July 18, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on the latest attacks against Archbishop John Nienstedt of St. Paul and Minneapolis: Not until a Minneapolis law firm finishes its investigation of Archbishop Nienstedt will we be able to know the answers to important questions, but it is not too early to condemn the rush to judgment that is being orchestrated by familiar foes... [Read more...]

baby-covered-with-baby-towel-pm-thumb-270x270 NEW YORK DECLARES WAR ON KIDS

July 17, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on an announcement today by the New York City Health Department, New York State Department of Health, and the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation that they are launching a new initiative to increase access to contraception “immediately after childbirth”: The anti-child mentality that marks Western nations... [Read more...]

david-letterman LETTERMAN SHOULD AVOID SEXUAL JOKES

July 17, 2014

On last night’s “Late Show with David Letterman,” the host began by saying Pope Francis is thinking about lifting the celibacy requirement. “That’s right, the pope is saying that priests can be in a marriage with a woman and have sex.” [Women are shown cheering.] The pope is also shown speaking to bishops and cardinals,... [Read more...]

th BID TO KILL RELIGIOUS RIGHTS FAILS

July 16, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on the Senate vote held today on the Protect Women’s Health from Corporate Interference Act: The assault on religious liberty lost today as the Senate failed to achieve the 60 votes necessary to advance this bill. While the outcome is welcome, the fact that a majority of Senators, almost all Democrats, are still bent on eviscerating... [Read more...]

r POPE’S REMARKS ON IMMIGRANTS WELCOME

July 16, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on remarks recently made by Pope Francis on the immigration crisis facing the United States: There are those on the right and the left who have misrepresented what the pope has said about the immigration crisis. Understandably, those on both sides of this issue are unhappy with the pope’s comments, but that is no excuse for... [Read more...]

Obama-assault-on-religious-liberty NEW ASSAULT ON RELIGIOUS RIGHTS

July 15, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on the latest assault on religious rights: Anticipating a loss in the Hobby Lobby case, the Obama administration, together with Congressional Democrats, worked overtime this year on a law that would effectively gut the high court ruling. They also plotted to gut the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), upon which the case... [Read more...]

Real-Time-Bill-Maher-Ratings MAHER IS A BIGOT, NOT A COMEDIAN

July 14, 2014

On the July 11 episode of “Real Time with Bill Maher,” Maher discussed the Hobby Lobby case that the U.S. Supreme Court recently decided. Here is an excerpt: “…but the five Catholic men on the Supreme Court agreed with Hobby Lobby that those women who have pleasure sex should be saddled with a baby.” “And those five... [Read more...]

confessional COURT RULES AGAINST SEAL OF CONFESSION

July 8, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on a ruling made by the Supreme Court of Louisiana: In 2008, a fourteen-year-old girl alleges that she told her parish priest that she was being abused by a now-deceased lay member of their parish. The girl alleges the disclosures came during the Sacrament of Confession. Now her parents are suing the priest, and the Diocese of... [Read more...]

Bigots-rotate2 ATHEIST BIGOTS SLAM CATHOLICS

July 3, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on a full-page ad in today’s New York Times placed by the Freedom From Religion Foundation: Most atheists are not bigots, but many atheists who are activists most definitely are. Among them are the anti-Catholics who work at the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF). In today’s New York Times FFRF takes out its vengeance... [Read more...]

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