2012 – August Releases

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FR. GROESCHEL UNDER FIRE

By | August 30th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on remarks made by Father Benedict Groeschel in the National Catholic Register regarding the sexual abuse of minors: A quarter century ago, Father Groeschel and seven other priests broke away from a religious community to found the Franciscan Friars of Renewal. His service to the Church over the past half-century [...]

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NYS POLS AND SEXUAL HARASSMENT

By | August 30th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how the New York State Legislature is handling charges of sexual harassment against Brooklyn Assemblyman Vito Lopez: Assemblyman Lopez says he is innocent of physically abusing female aides. I have no way of telling. He is also charged with giving hush money. The real issue for the Catholic League [...]

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ATHEIST AGAINST ATHEIST

By | August 29th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the battle between two national atheist organizations: A war has broken out between the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) and American Atheists. It’s over money. Both are appealing to the same small pool of angry nonbelievers, and there is only so much dough to go around. FFRF pulled the [...]

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TRYING TO SILENCE BISHOP CORDILEONE

By | August 29th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the DUI arrest of Oakland Bishop Salvatore Cordileone, the archbishop-elect of San Francisco: Bishop Cordileone was stopped at a DUI checkpoint in San Diego last weekend; he was arrested after it was determined that his blood-alcohol level was above the legal limit. He has since apologized. This won’t be [...]

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DOLAN TO CLOSE DEM CONVENTION

By | August 28th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the news that Timothy Cardinal Dolan will give benediction at the Democratic National Convention (DNC): Over the past week, Cardinal Dolan has been hammered by liberals for accepting an invitation to give benediction at the Republican National Convention (RNC). Now that he will close both conventions, they look even [...]

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DOLAN REBUFFED BY DEMS

By | August 24th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

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ANOTHER SUSPECT ABUSE CASE

By | August 22nd, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows: Some guy filed a suit yesterday against the Archdiocese of Chicago claiming he was fondled by an Augustinian brother. But there is more than one reason to question his motives: the accused brother is dead; no complaints had ever been filed against him by anyone; he did not [...]

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LIBERALS GIVE THE LEAST TO THE POOR

By | August 20th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a new study on charitable giving released today by the Chronicle of Philanthropy: Liberals are the least likely to help the poor. That’s the inescapable conclusion of this new study: states where people participate in religion at a high rate are also the most generous; conversely, the least generous [...]

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AL SMITH DINNER SPARKS DEBATE

By | August 15th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the debate over this year’s Al Smith Dinner: It is customary, though not compulsory, for the New York Archbishop to invite the presidential candidates from the two major political parties to the annual Al Smith Dinner in New York City. This year both candidates will be there. Some are [...]

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SHOOTING DEMONSTRATES TOXIC ENVIRONMENT

By | August 15th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on today’s shooting at the offices of the Family Research Council: First and foremost, our thoughts and prayers go out to those affected by the shooting at the Family Research Council. Early reports indicate that the motives of the shooter are cause for serious concern. One source told Fox News [...]

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