2011 – June Releases

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“AID IN DYING” CROWD LOVES ABORTION

By | June 16th, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) today passed a statement on physician-assisted suicide. Commenting on its critics is Catholic League president Bill Donohue:   Those who delight in helping people die like to invoke the values of compassion and choice. Indeed, Compassion and Choices (C&C) is the name of the organization previously known as [...]

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SEXUAL DEVIANT DAVID LETTERMAN INDICTS PRIESTS

By | June 15th, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

On last night's "Late Show with David Letterman," the CBS host said he was "stunned" and "fascinated" by Anthony Weiner's predicament. He then said the following: "Honest to God, is this the kind of behavior you'd expect from a congressman! No. In simple terms, no. It is not the kind of behavior you'd expect from a [...]

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BOSTON PRIEST-SUING LAWYER GOES BONKERS

By | June 15th, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

In today's Boston Globe, there is a column by Brian McGrory about Rev. Charles Murphy, a priest twice sued by attorney Mitchell Garabedian.    In 2006, Father Murphy was sued for improperly touching a minor, a girl who claimed the incident occurred 25 years prior. Father Murphy maintained his innocence, and on the eve of the [...]

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NEW YORK TIMES ERRS IN ABUSE STORY

By | June 15th, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a story in today's New York Times about priestly sexual abuse:   Laurie Goodstein is wrong to say that in the 37 cases of priests indicted by a grand jury in Philadelphia, none was brought to the attention of the review board.   Ana Maria Catanzaro, a member of [...]

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BOSTON GLOBE LECTURES ARCHDIOCESE

By | June 14th, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the Boston Globe's response to Cardinal Sean O'Malley's decision to halt a Mass at St. Cecilia's in honor of Gay Pride Month:   In today's editorial, the Boston Globe pretends that "No one would have had the misimpression that the church was endorsing gay sex" by allowing the Mass [...]

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“NASTY THOUGHTS” OF MICHAEL SEAN WINTERS

By | June 13th, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

On the website of the National Catholic Reporter, Michael Sean Winters says he had the following "nasty thought" today: "Where is Bill Donohue When You Need Him?" This is in reference to Donohue's silence in the wake of Father Robert Sirico's recent article on Ayn Rand, and her fictional character in Atlas Shrugged, John Galt.   [...]

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SPIKE IN SUSPECT ALLEGATIONS

By | June 13th, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows:   As the bishops assemble this week in Seattle, they will once again grapple with the issue of clergy abuse. While some recent allegations are worthy of pursuit, others don't pass the smell test. All of the following cases have been reported in the news since June 1: [...]

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U.N. PANEL’S BOGUS APPEAL TO IRELAND

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

A United Nations panel, the Committee against Torture, has asked the Irish government to investigate allegations of mistreatment of young women who used to work in Catholic laundries. Specifically, the panel says that alleged abuses in the so-called Magdalene Laundries, workhouses run by nuns from the 1920s to the mid-1990s, should be investigated with an eye [...]

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JON STEWART INSULTS CATHOLICS; YAHOO! NEWS COVERS IT UP

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

On last night's episode of "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," the host joked about Rep. Anthony Weiner's situation with correspondent John Oliver. During their skit, Stewart ridiculed Weiner by sipping frantically on a Margarita, imitating the way Weiner sips from a water bottle.   Stewart then accidentally broke his glass. Oliver, seeing Stewart's hand bleeding, [...]

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WHAT IF REP. WEINER WERE REV. WEINER?

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

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows:   Priests who engage in lewd conversations with teenagers are suspended from ministry for committing a "boundary violation," and are charged with sexual abuse. But Rep. Anthony Weiner can send pornographic images of himself to young girls and he is free as a bird. Indeed, the majority of [...]

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