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March 16, 2016

“Gay Group Set for St. Pat’s Parade” Bill Donohue, president of the Catholic League, called the decision “a disgrace.” He said the league wouldn’t march in the parade for the second year in a row. Last year, parade organizers allowed Out@NBC-Universal, an employee group, to march. That move led Mr. Donohue to pull his group out,... [Read more...]

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March 16, 2016

“NYC’s St. Patrick’s Parade Will Feature Gay Groups, but Not Pro-Life Ones” “You have a gay group in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade allowed to march, but the pro-life people are banned? The whole thing is perverse,” said William Donohue, president of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights. Donohue told the Register that... [Read more...]

Newsday

March 3, 2016

“Bill de Blasio will join gay-friendlier St. Patrick’s parade” Rick Hinshaw of the Catholic League, a group that has long backed the gay-group ban, said the league would again not march in this year’s parade. The league began its boycott last year when a single gay group, though not an Irish one, was allowed to march. Hinshaw said he... [Read more...]

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March 3, 2016

“Tears of Joy Mark Gay Inclusion in St. Patrick’s Day Parade” Rick Hinshaw, a spokesman for the Catholic League, said it has decided not to march because of the decision. He said the League isn’t opposed to including gay groups but that other advocacy groups should be able to march under their own banners. “If you’re going to allow... [Read more...]

Daily Mail

March 2, 2016

“No laughing matter: The Catholic League blasts ABC for hiring ‘vulgar bigot’ Dan Savage to make Catholic-family sitcom The Real O’Neals” The advert, written by League president Bill Donohue, continues: ‘That comparison is an understatement: Duke may be a bigot, but he is not known for his foul comments. By contrast,... [Read more...]

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March 1, 2016

“Review: A Family Full of Secrets in ‘The Real O’Neals’”    Read More →

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March 1, 2016

“America’s Catholic League publishes advert calling for cancellation of gay sitcom The Real O’Neals” Presented as an open letter from Catholic League president Bill Donohue, the ad says Mr Savage’s “maniacal hatred of Catholicism is so strong that it would be as though David Duke were hired to produce a show about African Americans”.  Read More →

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March 1, 2016

“A coming-out prompts a series of revelations in ‘The Real O’Neals’” The series is based on an idea by LGBT activist and advice columnist Dan Savage, whose involvement in the project has prompted some protests from groups that consider some statements by Savage to be anti-Catholic. (The Catholic League took out an ad in Monday’s... [Read more...]

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February 29, 2016

To read our New York Times op-ed page ad in Monday’s newspaper, click here. To read the ad we initially submitted, but was rejected, click here.  Read More →

The Christian Post

February 24, 2016

Robert Jeffress Urged to Apologize for Saying Catholic Church ‘Genius of Satan’” Catholic League President Bill Donohue is calling on Pastor Robert Jeffress of First Baptist Church in Dallas to apologize this week for suggesting the Catholic Church doesn’t come from God, but from a cult-like pagan religion inspired by Satan. Donohue... [Read more...]

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