2005 – April Releases

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REP. ENGEL PROVIDES SPEEDY RESPONSE

By | April 29th, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Yesterday, Catholic League president William Donohue issued a news release regarding an anti-Catholic remark made by Pete Leon, an aide to Congressman Eliot L. Engel of New York; the comment was directed at Scott Bloch, who runs the Office of Special Counsel.  Congressman Engel faxed a response the same day. In today’s statement, Donohue explains what [...]

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REP. ENGEL SHOULD FIRE AIDE

By | April 28th, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Scott Bloch, who heads the Office of Special Counsel, has been the subject of an on-going campaign to discredit him.  At issue are his policy decisions and hiring practices.  The Catholic League has been critical of his main adversary, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, because the group has slighted Bloch for hiring Roman Catholics.  But now [...]

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BILL DONOHUE TO BILL O’REILLY: STOP SPINNING

By | April 22nd, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue replied today to Bill O’Reilly’s remarks about the Catholic League last night on TV: “Last night on his TV show, Bill O’Reilly said, ‘The Catholic League hates me.’  We do not.  We simply object when he crosses the line from criticizing the Catholic Church to dissing it. “In none of the [...]

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CATHOLIC LEAGUE BACKS “JUSTICE SUNDAY”

By | April 22nd, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president William Donohue explained today why he is supporting the “Justice Sunday” event sponsored by Protestants: “On April 24, Family Research Council president Tony Perkins will hold  ‘Justice Sunday,’ an effort to rally pro-life Protestants against efforts to block people of faith from sitting on the federal bench.  He is being supported by Protestant [...]

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TIME FOR NON-CATHOLICS TO BUTT OUT

By | April 22nd, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president William Donohue released the following remarks today: “It’s time for non-Catholics to butt out.  It’s one thing for them to be voyeurs—peering into the Catholic Church the way kids peer into candy stores—quite another when they become meddlers. “Yesterday, the New York Daily News had the audacity to run two opinion pieces under the banner, [...]

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NEW POPE WILL INFURIATE “PROGRESSIVES”

By | April 15th, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Catholic League president William Donohue commented today on why the new pope will infuriate “progressive” Catholics:  “In November, 1997, before a packed house of ‘progressive’ Catholics at the annual Call to Action convention, Sister Maureen Fiedler exclaimed that ‘a lot of people in this Church are waiting for a person in this Church to pass away.’  [...]

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BILL MAHER TRASHES POPE

By | April 14th, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

On April 8, and again on April 12, the HBO show, “Real Time with Bill Maher,” featured a verbal assault on Pope John Paul II.  Led by Maher, the pope was also attacked by Arianna Huffington.  Here is a sample of what happened: Maher: “People waited in line for 24 hours to see the pope’s body [...]

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CATHOLICS TO eBay: TREAT US LIKE FAT PEOPLE

By | April 13th, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

After a consecrated Host was recently auctioned online by eBay (it has since been sold, purportedly to a Knights of Columbus member who bought it out of respect), the Catholic League was deluged with complaints.  The policy that eBay cited as a reason for not pulling the item was the subject of the following letter that [...]

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CATHOLIC DISSIDENTS ARE FIXATED ON SEX

By | April 13th, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president William Donohue commented today on the way Catholic dissidents have been behaving lately: “Catholic dissidents are hung up on sex.  Consider the following. “In its statement on the pope, New Ways Ministry, a pro-gay Catholic group, chastised the Holy Father for ‘making strong attempts to prevent same-sex marriage initiatives from being enacted in [...]

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SCHIZOPHRENIA MARKS CHURCH CRITICS

By | April 12th, 2005|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Catholic League president William Donohue commented today on what is ailing some critics of the Catholic Church: “It is nothing short of remarkable that some of the nation’s leading critics of the Catholic Church can hold diametrically opposing positions on the same subject without ever seeming to notice.  In this regard, demands that the Church needs [...]

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