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August 22, 2014

(San Jose, CA) “State reverses position on health insurance abortion coverage” Health insurance companies in California can no longer sell health care plans that discriminate against women by limiting or excluding abortion coverage, Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration said Friday. The president of The Catholic League for Religious and... [Read more...]

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August 22, 2014

“Catholic League’s Donohue on Pope, ISIS: ‘We Are Not The Amish’” Pope Francis’ call for action against Islamist radicals terrorizing Iraqi Christians caught the world by surprise, but it drew on centuries-old “just war” Catholic doctrine, which sanctions military force as a last resort, Catholic League... [Read more...]

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August 22, 2014

“Oklahoma Satanist gives up plan to desecrate Eucharist: archbishop withdraws lawsuit” An Oklahoma satanist has turned over what he claims were consecrated Hosts to the Catholic Church, rather than face a lawsuit to prevent their desecration in a black mass. “As long as he doesn’t use consecrated Hosts he can do what he likes,” said... [Read more...]

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August 21, 2014

“Catholic Leaders Put A Chill On ALS Ice Bucket Challenge” After raising millions for ALS research through the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, some Catholic leaders are gently questioning how the accumulated cash is being spent, CBS 2’s Lou Young reported. Leaders are worried about embryonic stem cell research using aborted human fetuses. It... [Read more...]

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August 19, 2014

“The Rioting in Ferguson Is Senseless” 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.  Read More →

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August 19, 2014

“Bill Donohue: ‘Professional Thugs’ Give Ferguson Bad Name” “Professional thugs” are whipping up racial tensions in Ferguson, Mo., in the wake of the fatal shooting of a black teen by a white cop, says Bill Donohue, president of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights. “I worked in Spanish Harlem,... [Read more...]

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August 18, 2014

“Cable series portrays nun as back-alley abortionist” The Cinemax TV series The Knick portrayed a Roman Catholic nun as a back alley abortionist who tells a Catholic woman God will forgive her for going through with the procedure. In its latest episode, which aired Friday night, the series showed Sister Harriet (an Irish nun played by Cara... [Read more...]

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August 14, 2014

“Censorship On The Sly” Bill Donohue of the Catholic League for Civil and Religious Rights released a statement to the press on July 18 in protest over the selective “firewall blocking” of websites on the school computers at Nonnewaug High School in Connecticut. Donohue’s complaint was that the Vatican’s website was blocked, along... [Read more...]

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August 12, 2014

“Donohue: ISIS’ Persecution of Christians ‘Far Worse Than China, North Korea’” The systematic slaughter of Christians and other religious minorities in Iraq by the Islamic State of Syria and Iraq (ISIS) is “far worse” than the atrocities committed against believers by communist regimes in North Korea and China, says Catholic... [Read more...]

Washington-Times The Washington Times

August 12, 2014

“Catholic League is OK with ‘Black Jesus’ character who smokes, drinks” The Catholic League said the “Black Jesus” character on the Adult Swim network may drink, smoke and try to pick up women — but that he has some redeeming qualities, nonetheless, and the show could actually draw viewers to the spiritual light. “We have long... [Read more...]

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