2011 – August Releases

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BLOOMBERG’S 9/11 GAG RULE INSULTS CATHOLICS

By | August 31st, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's handling of the 9/11 memorial ceremonies: Last year, Mayor Bloomberg sought to justify his support for building a mosque near Ground Zero by recalling the bravery of the firefighters on that fateful day. "In rushing into those burning buildings, not one of them [...]

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MSNBC OUTDOES NEW YORK TIMES

By | August 30th, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue discusses how MSNBC outdid the New York Times' recent attack on Catholicism: Last month, New York Times editor Bill Keller gave a raving review of the new book by John Julius Norwich, Absolute Monarchs: A History of the Papacy. Citing several factual errors, I said at the time, "It's hard to know who is dumber"—the author [...]

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FLAWED ALABAMA IMMIGRATION LAW

By | August 30th, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Chief U.S. District Judge Sharon Lovelace Blackburn has restrained Alabama from enforcing an immigration law that was slated to go into effect on September 1; Judge Blackburn will rule on the merits of this injunction no later than September 28.    Catholic League president Bill Donohue explains why the law is flawed:   Every state has [...]

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CLERGY BANNED FROM 9/11 NYC CEREMONY

By | August 25th, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the decision by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to ban the clergy from speaking at the 9/11 ceremony next month:   After the Twin Towers were leveled on 9/11 ten years ago, two steel beams in the shape of a cross were found; they were subsequently moved to [...]

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PRO-ABORTION GROUPS ATTACK RELIGION

By | August 24th, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

More than 60 organizations have issued a 55-page report advising the incoming Obama administration on the need to provide more money for abortion-related services. “Advancing Reproductive Rights and Health in a New Administration” calls for the most sweeping abortion-rights reforms ever envisioned. It not only wants more money to be spent, it recommends a host of [...]

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WHAT’S WRONG WITH PEDOPHILIA?

By | August 22nd, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue raises a serious question: The mainstream media never tire of lambasting the Catholic Church for not responding strongly enough to allegations of the sexual abuse of minors, yet these very same people show absolutely no interest in reporting on attempts to legitimate pedophilia. Many in the mental health profession who seek [...]

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SNAP—VICTIMS’ GROUP—EXPOSED

By | August 22nd, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue explains what this news release is all about: The Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) held a conference in Washington, D.C. last month that was open to the public. Trusted sources of the Catholic League were there, and their findings are the basis of a report that I wrote, [...]

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WHAT LETTERMAN SHOULD SAY

By | August 18th, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

After receiving a threat from al Qaeda for making fun of Muslim terrorists on the "Late Show," David Letterman has gone mum. Catholic League president Bill Donohue recommends he issue the following statement immediately:   Though I never mentioned Muslims or Islam in my June 8 monologue, I received a serious death threat from al Qaeda. [...]

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PASTOR HAGEE DESERVES BETTER

By | August 18th, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on stories branding Pastor John Hagee anti-Catholic:   I have fielded several questions lately by those interested in my relationship with Pastor John Hagee. This comes as a result of Pastor Hagee's presence at Governor Rick Perry's Houston prayer rally on August 6. Some pundits have subsequently said this represents [...]

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BID TO NAIL HOLY SEE FLOUNDERS

By | August 18th, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

The Vatican has released documents showing that the Holy See never had any knowledge that a priest allegedly molested a young man in Oregon in 1965. The case, Doe v. Holy See, involves the late Rev. Andrew Ronan, a Servite priest, who was moved from Ireland to Chicago to Portland, Oregon; the specific lawsuit relates to [...]

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