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Catholic Schools Under Fire From Secularists

By | November 19th, 2014|Categories: White Papers and Essays|

This article by Bill Donohue was originally published by Newsmax on November 19, 2014 In the past week, there have been several news stories and critical essays, both here and abroad, about a teacher who was fired from an Indiana Catholic school after church officials learned that she was undergoing in vitro fertilization; this is a [...]

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Church Squeezed on Gay Marriage

By | October 24th, 2014|Categories: White Papers and Essays|

This article was originally published by Newsmax on October 24, 2014. by Bill Donohue The collision course between gay rights and religious rights picked up speed this week when President Obama defended gay marriage as a constitutional right. Never before has any president even come close to staking out such a remarkable position. It wasn't too [...]

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Why Liberals Are Selfish

By | October 8th, 2014|Categories: White Papers and Essays|

This article was originally published by Newsmax on October 8, 2014 by Bill Donohue Celebrity superstar Lena Dunham spent the summer on a book tour that employed a host of comedians, musicians, and artists as part of the warm-up acts for her gig. She makes $6 million a year, and pulled in over $300,000 for her [...]

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Political Correctness Leaves Christians Out

By | October 3rd, 2014|Categories: White Papers and Essays|

This article was originally published by Newsmax on October 3, 2014 On Sept. 29, Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah, who is a Muslim, incurred a penalty in his game against the New England Patriots for sliding in the end zone after he scored a touchdown; he then bowed in prayer. He is man enough to [...]

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Religion Is Losing Its Clout

By | September 23rd, 2014|Categories: White Papers and Essays|

This article was originally published by Newsmax on September 23, 2014 The Pew Research Center’s latest survey on religion discloses that 72 percent of Americans think religion is losing influence. This is not a welcome development: A majority of Americans see this as a negative outcome; only the unaffiliated are happy with this result. While the [...]

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The Rioting in Ferguson Is Senseless

By | August 19th, 2014|Categories: White Papers and Essays|

This article was originally published by Newsmax on August 19, 2014. by Bill Donohue Many commentators are making the mistake of searching for the "root causes" of the Ferguson riot. The nightly outbursts are obviously not a reflection of poverty and discrimination, because both conditions have receded dramatically in recent decades. Admittedly, there is frustration with [...]

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Media Passionate About Anti-Catholic Bias

By | May 29th, 2014|Categories: White Papers and Essays|

By Bill Donohue This article was originally published by Newsmax on May 29, 2014. Every demographic group can cite instances of media bias against them, but no group is more unfairly covered, on a consistent basis, than Catholics. Here are three examples drawn from news stories published on May 29. Whenever a Catholic does something good, [...]

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Holocaust School Assignment Gone Awry

By | May 9th, 2014|Categories: White Papers and Essays|

By Bill Donohue This article was originally published by Newsmax on May 9, 2014. After it was learned that a Southern California eighth-grade class was asked to debate the reality of the Holocaust, a firestorm ensued.  Apologies followed, and pledges were forthcoming from the Rialto Unified School District not to let this happen again. While it [...]

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Gay Parade Organizers Thinly Hypocritical

By | March 26th, 2014|Categories: White Papers and Essays|

By Bill Donohue This article was originally published by Newsmax on March 26, 2014. My bid to march in The Heritage of Pride parade, New York City's annual gay event, has occasioned many patently false statements. It's time to set the record straight. Mid-afternoon on March 20, I was interviewed by Steve Malzberg on his Newsmax [...]

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Gays Bent on Crashing St. Patrick’s Day Parade

By | March 12th, 2014|Categories: White Papers and Essays|

By Bill Donohue This article was originally published by Newsmax on March 12, 2014. On June 19, 1995, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 9-0 that Boston's St. Patrick's Day parade was a privately run operation that could write its own rules for participation. Writing for the high court, Justice David Souter noted that gays and lesbians [...]

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