2012 – April Releases

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PRO-ABORT CATHOLIC LECTURES CARDINAL DOLAN

By | April 17th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , , |

Rep. Rosa DeLauro has written to Timothy Cardinal Dolan asking him to mobilize the bishops in a campaign to combat poverty. Catholic League president Bill Donohue responds as follows: Rep. DeLauro is the enemy of the poor, thus she has no moral leg to stand on. She has worked to kill school vouchers for children with [...]

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INDIANAPOLIS STAR NEEDS HELP

By | April 16th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a story in today’s Indianapolis Star that has some people wondering: The term “a woman scorned” is an apt description of those elderly Catholic gals who like to play dress up and pretend they’re priests. The latest poor soul is Maria Thornton McClain, a 71-year old former nun who [...]

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RELIGIOUS RIGHTS CAMPAIGN UNDER FIRE

By | April 16th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue responds to critics of the statement on religious liberty that was released last week by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops: We expect it when Barry Lynn of Americans United for Separation of Church and State accuses the bishops of seeking to “maintain their privileged status.” Similarly, we are not [...]

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BISHOPS LAUNCH RELIGIOUS LIBERTY CAMPAIGN

By | April 12th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue responds to the statement released today by U.S. bishops [click here] calling for a religious freedom campaign: This is the most comprehensive and cogent defense of religious liberty ever drafted by the bishops in the United States. Erudite and wide-ranging, it is a clarion call to the Catholic community, and beyond, [...]

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“THE THREE STOOGES” UPDATED

By | April 12th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the film adaptation of “The Three Stooges,” which opens tomorrow: In the 1950s, Hollywood generally avoided crude fare and was respectful of religion. Today it specializes in crudity and trashes Christianity, especially Catholicism. Enter the “The Three Stooges.” This movie is not just another remake: it is a cultural [...]

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99.98% OF PRIESTS ARE INNOCENT

By | April 11th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the findings of the 2011 Annual Report on priestly sexual abuse that was released by the bishops’ conference; the survey was done by a Georgetown institute: The headlines should read, “Abuse Problem Near Zero Among Priests,” but that is not what is being reported. According to the 2011 Official [...]

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UNIV. OF MINN. DULUTH’S HOLOCAUST EVENTS

By | April 10th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

From April 12 - 19, the University of Minnesota Duluth will host a series of events commemorating the Holocaust. Regrettably, we have learned that some of them promise to unfairly portray the role of the Catholic Church. Catholic League president Bill Donohue has prepared a five-page report responding to what is publicly known about these events [...]

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OBAMA ENLISTS ACLU TO WAR ON CATHOLICS

By | April 4th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

On April 3, Catholic News Service published a story on an internal memo from the bishops on ObamaCare. Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on it today: The more the bishops study this issue, the more resolved they are in opposing ObamaCare. At the heart of the bishops’ objections is the contrived and unjust way the [...]

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HELPING WOMEN BY KILLING THEIR KIDS

By | April 4th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue replies to an editorial in today’s New York Times on human trafficking: When an agency of the bishops’ conference was awarded a five-year grant in 2006 to fight human trafficking, the proposal explicitly said that no funds would be spent on “activities that would be contrary to our moral convictions and [...]

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RELIGIOUS LIBERTY AND THE GAY GENE

By | April 3rd, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

A Gallup poll published yesterday found that between 73 and 80 percent of the public consider the following issues to be either extremely important or very important in this year’s presidential election campaign: healthcare; unemployment; the federal budget deficit and national debt; international issues, including national defense and terrorism; and gas prices. But only 44 percent [...]

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