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September 11, 2014

“Pro-Life Group Won’t March in St. Patrick Parade But Gay Group Will” Bill Donohue, president of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, said he will not march in the 2015 St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New York City because he was repeatedly misled by parade committee officials that a pro-life group would be allowed to march,... [Read more...]

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September 11, 2014

(New York, NY) “Catholic League will boycott 2015 NYC St. Pat’s Parade over exclusion of pro-life group“ Catholic League eyes aren’t smiling on the 2015 St. Patrick’s Day Parade. For the first time in 20 years, the League won’t join the ranks of the city’s famous tribute to the Irish saint because an LGBT group... [Read more...]

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September 11, 2014

“Catholic League bows out of St. Patrick’s Day Parade” A week after the organizers of the city’s St. Patrick’s Day parade announced that it ended it ban on LGBT groups marching, one of the most outspoken organizations said they will skip the festivities. Bill Donohue, the president of the Catholic League, announced Thursday... [Read more...]

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September 11, 2014

“Catholic League Drops Out of 2015 St. Patrick’s Day Parade” The Catholic League said Thursday it wouldn’t participate in next year’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade because parade organizers reneged on a promise—announced publicly—to permit a antiabortion group to march. Bill Donohue, director of the Catholic League, a civil rights... [Read more...]

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September 11, 2014

“Catholic League quits New York City’s St. Patrick parade after gay decision” The Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights said it pulled out of the March 2015 event because the parade committee denied an anti-abortion group from marching with banners while bending its rules to allow the gay group to do so, League President Bill... [Read more...]

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September 11, 2014

“Catholic League quits St. Patrick’s Day Parade after ban on gays ends” A New York City Catholic group has pulled out of next year’s St. Patrick’s Day parade, just a week after parade officials decided to allow a gay rights group to march in the event under its own banner. The Catholic League For Religious and Civil Rights,... [Read more...]

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September 9, 2014

“Non-Neutrality Pact” That changed with last week’s announcement that, as a “gesture of goodwill to the LGBT community,” a gay group at NBC, which broadcasts the parade, would be included in the march next year. Bill Donohue, president of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights—a lonely voice defending the parade policy... [Read more...]

Washington-Times Washington Times

September 9, 2014

“Inclusion of gay group in St. Patrick’s Day Parade angers both sides” Bill Donohue, president of Catholic League, also protested the changes, saying his group was supportive of a gay marching group “contingent on a formal rule change that would also allow pro-life Catholics to march under their own banner.”  Read More →

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September 9, 2014

“LGBT Group Fails to Gain Spot in Parade” A lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender advocacy group that applied to march in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade was turned away by the event’s organizers because all of the spots have been filled, parade officials said Tuesday. Bill Donohue, director of the Catholic League, said he was... [Read more...]

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September 8, 2014

“Cardinal Dolan and the St Patrick’s Day Parade – Blurring the Boundaries” The Cardinal’s decision put his most influential supporter, Bill Donohue of the Catholic League, in a peculiar situation: Donohue has fought for years against the attempt of gay activists to use the parade as a platform to cru-sade against Church... [Read more...]

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