Catholic League http://www.catholicleague.org News and defending the Catholic Church. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 15:57:19 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.3 UPROAR OVER CECIL THE LION http://www.catholicleague.org/uproar-over-cecil-the-lion/ http://www.catholicleague.org/uproar-over-cecil-the-lion/#comments Thu, 30 Jul 2015 15:52:38 +0000 http://www.catholicleague.org/?p=53766 Bill Donohue comments on the uproar over Cecil the Lion: The killing of a lion, named Cecil, has spawned widespread outrage. Curiously, those who are protesting the loudest seem to have no problem with a doctor who kills little Cecilia in her mother’s womb. Mia Farrow took to Twitter to register her disgust. In 2002, […]

The post UPROAR OVER CECIL THE LION appeared first on Catholic League.

]]>
http://www.catholicleague.org/uproar-over-cecil-the-lion/feed/ 0
U.K. CELEB WANTS EUTHANASIA VANS http://www.catholicleague.org/u-k-celeb-wants-euthanasia-vans/ http://www.catholicleague.org/u-k-celeb-wants-euthanasia-vans/#comments Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:03:34 +0000 http://www.catholicleague.org/?p=53763 Bill Donohue comments on what an English celebrity wants to do to old people: Katie Hopkins is an English sensation. She is a celebrity, reality TV star, and newspaper columnist; her own panel show starts in August. Because of her high profile, her comments advocating “euthanasia vans” have exploded across the U.K. She’s serious. “We […]

The post U.K. CELEB WANTS EUTHANASIA VANS appeared first on Catholic League.

]]>
http://www.catholicleague.org/u-k-celeb-wants-euthanasia-vans/feed/ 0
WAR ON BOY SCOUTS WILL CONTINUE http://www.catholicleague.org/war-on-boy-scouts-will-continue/ http://www.catholicleague.org/war-on-boy-scouts-will-continue/#comments Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:57:43 +0000 http://www.catholicleague.org/?p=53760 Bill Donohue explains why the war on the Boy Scouts will continue. To read his analysis, posted on Newsmax, click here.

The post WAR ON BOY SCOUTS WILL CONTINUE appeared first on Catholic League.

]]>
http://www.catholicleague.org/war-on-boy-scouts-will-continue/feed/ 0
GAY MARRIAGE LEGALIZED; RELIGIOUS LIBERTY IMPERILED http://www.catholicleague.org/gay-marriage-legalized-religious-liberty-imperiled/ http://www.catholicleague.org/gay-marriage-legalized-religious-liberty-imperiled/#comments Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:30:24 +0000 http://www.catholicleague.org/?p=53756 In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that gay marriage is a constitutional right that must be observed by all 50 states. Instead of allowing the states the right to make decisions about marriage, these judges elected to impose their will on the nation. The five justices cited the 14th Amendment as their […]

The post GAY MARRIAGE LEGALIZED; RELIGIOUS LIBERTY IMPERILED appeared first on Catholic League.

]]>
http://www.catholicleague.org/gay-marriage-legalized-religious-liberty-imperiled/feed/ 0
POPE SPARKS CONTROVERSY http://www.catholicleague.org/pope-sparks-controversy/ http://www.catholicleague.org/pope-sparks-controversy/#comments Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:29:25 +0000 http://www.catholicleague.org/?p=53754 Pope Francis’ encyclical, Laudato Si, ignited quite a reaction among fans and foes alike. The irony of seeing traditional enemies of the Catholic Church now hail the pope, even to the point of insisting that Catholic politicians take their marching orders from Rome, was amusing. The pope painted a bleak picture saying that the earth […]

The post POPE SPARKS CONTROVERSY appeared first on Catholic League.

]]>
http://www.catholicleague.org/pope-sparks-controversy/feed/ 0
MOTHER ANGELICA’S GREATEST GIFT http://www.catholicleague.org/mother-angelicas-greatest-gift/ http://www.catholicleague.org/mother-angelicas-greatest-gift/#comments Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:28:24 +0000 http://www.catholicleague.org/?p=53751 William A. Donohue Mother Angelica built the most powerful Catholic media empire in American history, one so towering that it really has no rival anywhere in the world. The Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN) is, without doubt, her greatest gift. It is a tragedy that she is not in better health—she is 92—to see the […]

The post MOTHER ANGELICA’S GREATEST GIFT appeared first on Catholic League.

]]>
http://www.catholicleague.org/mother-angelicas-greatest-gift/feed/ 0
WHY FR. SERRA DESERVES TO BE CANONIZED http://www.catholicleague.org/why-fr-serra-deserves-to-be-canonized-2/ http://www.catholicleague.org/why-fr-serra-deserves-to-be-canonized-2/#comments Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:27:23 +0000 http://www.catholicleague.org/?p=53749 Bill Donohue This article is adapted from Bill Donohue’s longer piece, “The Noble Legacy of Father Serra.”  Who Was Father Serra? Junípero Serra was born on the Island of Majorca, off the coast of Spain in 1713, and died in Monterey, California in 1784. Partly of Jewish ancestry, this young and sickly boy applied to […]

The post WHY FR. SERRA DESERVES TO BE CANONIZED appeared first on Catholic League.

]]>
http://www.catholicleague.org/why-fr-serra-deserves-to-be-canonized-2/feed/ 0
U.N. REFUSES TO PUNISH SEX OFFENDERS http://www.catholicleague.org/u-n-refuses-punish-sex-offenders2/ http://www.catholicleague.org/u-n-refuses-punish-sex-offenders2/#comments Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:26:23 +0000 http://www.catholicleague.org/?p=53747 At the end of May, Bill Donohue wrote a letter to U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on the refusal of the United Nations to punish sexual abuse committed by its peacekeeping missions. He wants the U.N. to either implement its “zero tolerance” policy, adopted in 2004, or to stop all proceedings against the Holy See […]

The post U.N. REFUSES TO PUNISH SEX OFFENDERS appeared first on Catholic League.

]]>
http://www.catholicleague.org/u-n-refuses-punish-sex-offenders2/feed/ 0
NBC NOW DEMANDS SECRECY http://www.catholicleague.org/nbc-demands-secrecy-2/ http://www.catholicleague.org/nbc-demands-secrecy-2/#comments Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:25:22 +0000 http://www.catholicleague.org/?p=53745 NBC has its chief news anchor Brian Williams go rogue, and instead of commissioning an independent investigation, it decided to do an in-house probe. Just as bad, it is keeping the report secret. Now consider its reporting on the Catholic Church. On 5-18-11, it reported that an independent investigation of the Church’s priest abuse scandal […]

The post NBC NOW DEMANDS SECRECY appeared first on Catholic League.

]]>
http://www.catholicleague.org/nbc-demands-secrecy-2/feed/ 0
CATHOLIC POLITICIANS AND THE CHURCH http://www.catholicleague.org/catholic-politicians-the-church-2/ http://www.catholicleague.org/catholic-politicians-the-church-2/#comments Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:24:21 +0000 http://www.catholicleague.org/?p=53743 The media are awash with stories on the tension between Catholic GOP presidential candidates and their fidelity to Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment. It is a story worth exploring. But an even juicier story is the decades-long rejection of papal authority by Catholic Democrats in Washington on issues such as abortion. In recent years, […]

The post CATHOLIC POLITICIANS AND THE CHURCH appeared first on Catholic League.

]]>
http://www.catholicleague.org/catholic-politicians-the-church-2/feed/ 0