2011 – November Releases

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“HOLIDAY TREES” ARE DIVISIVE

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

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the Christmas tree controversies hitting the states: In Wisconsin, for the first time in years, they are reverting back to calling the Capitol Rotunda Christmas tree a Christmas tree: it was called a Christmas tree for 70 years until it was renamed a Holiday tree in the mid-1980s. In [...]

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TONY KUSHNER HONORED BY FAR LEFT

By | November 29th, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

  Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an award given to playwright and left-wing activist Tony Kushner for his "socially responsible work": Jews know about Tony Kushner's "socially responsible work" by citing his many campaigns against Israel; he accuses it of engaging in "ethnic cleansing." Catholics know of his "socially responsible work" by pointing to [...]

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PEOPLE FOR THE AMERICAN WAY IS GUTLESS

By | November 29th, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows: On November 18, I wrote to Michael B. Keegan, president of People For the American Way (PFAW), challenging him to a debate. I did so in response to his challenge the day before to Brooklyn Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio: he invited DiMarzio to participate in a public forum on [...]

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KC STAR CAMPAIGN HITS BARS, BARBER SHOPS, ETC.

By | November 29th, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Today, dozens of bars, barber shops and beauty parlors in the Kansas City, Missouri area are being sent copies of the Catholic League ad that the Kansas City Star refused to run on October 30. This is the twelfth and final segment of the Kansas City area to receive the ad that the Star would like [...]

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CATHOLIC CHURCH VS. OBAMA SHOWDOWN

By | November 28th, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the upcoming showdown between the Obama administration's Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Catholic Church: On December 1, the House Committee on Oversight & Government Reform will hold a hearing titled, "HHS and the Catholic Church: Examining the Politicization of Grants." At issue is the decision [...]

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CURBING CHOICE IN THE NAME OF CHOICE

By | November 28th, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue responds to a New York Times op-ed page advertisement placed today by Catholics for Choice: "Choice" has no normative value absent an object, but even then it may carry no moral weight. Choosing chocolate over vanilla is a choice without moral consequence. But choosing to abort one's baby clearly has consequences, [...]

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KC STAR CAMPAIGN HITS CIVIC ASSOCIATIONS

By | November 28th, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Today, more than 80 civic associations in the Kansas City, Missouri area are being sent copies of the Catholic League ad that the Kansas City Star refused to run on October 30. This is the eleventh segment of the Kansas City area to receive the ad that the Star would like to censor. Previously, we hit [...]

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BOGUS LAWSUIT IS HARD TO BEAT

By | November 23rd, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows: No segment of the population has been inundated with more bogus lawsuits than Catholic priests. This latest one out of Rhode Island is hard to top. Some guy from Pawtucket says he was molested by a member of the New England Province of the Brothers of the Sacred [...]

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KC STAR CAMPAIGN HITS LOCAL BUSINESSES

By | November 23rd, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Today, all Chamber of Commerce officials and over 150 local businesses in the Kansas City, Missouri area are being sent copies of the Catholic League ad that the Kansas City Star refused to run on October 30. This is the tenth segment of the Kansas City area to receive the ad that the Star would like [...]

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PRIESTS’ RIGHTS MERIT VIGOROUS DEFENSE

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

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the rights of priests: When it comes to accusations of priestly sexual abuse, the accused is never publicly identified—he is simply listed as John Doe 101. But this isn't enough to satisfy some: they want bishops to publish the names of all accused priests, even if there has never [...]

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