2011 – December Releases

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ANTI-CATHOLIC LAWYER MERITS SANCTIONS

By | December 9th, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue explains why the Catholic League is filing a formal complaint in Minnesota and Wisconsin against attorney Rebekah Nett (she is licensed in both states): On November 25, a legal memorandum was filed in the Bankruptcy Court in Minnesota by lawyer Rebekah Nett calling U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Nancy Dreher "a Catholic Knight [...]

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“ADOPT AN ATHEIST” CAMPAIGN BEGINS

By | December 8th, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue explains why the Catholic League is starting a new initiative aimed at atheists: Approximately 80 percent of Americans are Christian, and 96 percent celebrate Christmas. Of the 20 percent who are not Christian, non-believers make up the largest segment, though the number of self-identified atheists is tiny. David Silverman, president of [...]

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MORE LIES FROM KC STAR

By | December 8th, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an editorial in today's Kansas City Star: The editorial indicts the Catholic Church for allowing "child molesters" to "silence" their victims, and then speaks glowingly of Jon David Couzens for making "the wrenching decision to speak out." It also says that "a few of the church's more radical defenders [...]

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“THE GREATEST MIRACLE” IS A HIT

By | December 7th, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

 "The Greatest Miracle" was shown this year at World Youth Day; it opens December 9 in select theaters. Catholic League policy analyst Marcus Plieninger previewed it and offered the following commentary: This is a movie the whole family can enjoy. Perfect for the Christmas season, this 3D animated film makes an important religious statement that appeals [...]

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KC STAR CENSORS CRITICS

By | December 6th, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

As of 3:30 p.m. [ET] the following stories were listed on the homepage of the Kansas City Star as the most read and commented: Why Tim Tebow keeps smiling The altar boys' secret: No longer alone Yost says he expects Royals to 'play much better than .500' next season KU will pay market value for next [...]

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KC STAR’S ROGUE REPORTER

By | December 6th, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows: Responsible newspapers never run stories about alleged wrongdoing unless they can be corroborated. The Kansas City Star not only runs them, it gave Judy Thomas a three-part series on alleged priestly sexual abuse that took place 30 years ago. Sunday's first story begins with a statement that is [...]

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ARELLANO’S DIRTY HANDS

By | December 5th, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows: Most people on the west coast have never heard of Gustavo Arellano, even though he is a writer based in California; elsewhere, he is invisible. He has come to our attention because we fight anti-Catholicism, and this is something he has learned to perfect. He's also a rank [...]

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NFL GAMBLES WITH MADONNA

By | December 5th, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the decision by the National Football League (NFL) and NBC to invite pop star Madonna to perform at halftime during Super Bowl XLVI: On October 11, I wrote to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell asking him not invite Madonna to perform during the 2012 Super Bowl; a week earlier, I [...]

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WHAT’S WRONG WITH SELF-ABORTION?

By | December 2nd, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

  Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on abortion: On Tuesday evening, a New York City superintendent was gathering the garbage when he felt something strange. It was a baby. "When I found the baby," he said, "I didn’t know if it was real at first. It was so bad." Not surprisingly, it made him sick. [...]

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PHILLY INQUIRER HAS DIRTY HANDS

By | December 2nd, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a Nov. 30 column in the Philadelphia Inquirer about the Archdiocese of Philadelphia: Monica Yant Kinney is furious over the decision by Philadelphia prosecutors to depose Anthony Cardinal Bevilacqua at the seminary where he lives instead of in court; the former Archbishop of Philadelphia was asked to testify on [...]

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