2012 – December Releases

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TOP RELIGION STORY OF 2012

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

Bill Donohue comments as follows: The top religion story of 2012 was The Chronicle of Philanthropy survey of American charitable giving, “How America Gives”; it was released in August. Its central finding was that the more religious a city or state is, the more charitable it is; conversely, the more secular an area is, the more [...]

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WHY THE “WAR ON CHRISTMAS” IS LOSING

By | December 21st, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

On December 19, Newsmax published a piece by Bill Donohue [click here] offering many examples of how the anti-Christmas agenda is losing. Today he explains why: In the 1980s, when the “War on Christmas” began, everyone knew our side was on the defensive. However, in recent years it has been evident that things are turning around. [...]

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MARK THOMPSON GETS A PASS

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

Former BBC chief, and current New York Times company president, Mark Thompson, has been cleared of wrongdoing in the BBC case involving Jimmy Savile. Bill Donohue comments on the lengthy report that was issued on this subject yesterday: It is entirely plausible that Mark Thompson had nothing to do with spiking the BBC “Newsnight” story on [...]

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CHRISTMAS VANDALS NEVER QUIT

By | December 19th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Christmas vandals: Every year at Christmastime, incidents of vandalism are rampant, and while this year was not as bad as last year, there still were too many instances. The following towns and cities were hit by vandals this year: Birmingham, AL; Madison, AL; Live Oak, CA; Longmont, CA; San [...]

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“LES MISÉRABLES” IS SUPERB

By | December 18th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Raymond Arroyo, New York Times best-selling author and host of EWTN’s “The World Over,” had a chance to preview “Les Misérables.” This incredible movie opens on Christmas Day. Arroyo, who is a member of the Catholic League’s board of directors, offered the following comments on the film: “Tom Hooper’s bold ‘Les Misérables’ is not just a [...]

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NEW YORK TIMES SALUTES POPE PIUS XII

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

Click here to see the Catholic League’s ad from today’s op-ed page in the New York Times.

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MANGER SCENE IN CENTRAL PARK

By | December 14th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the Catholic League crèche: We’ve heard it said many times this year, as well as in years past, that it is unconstitutional to put religious symbols on public property. Still others maintain that religious symbols on public property can pass constitutional muster provided they are surrounded by secular symbols. Both positions are [...]

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IGNORING CHRISTMAS

By | December 13th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments as follows: The War on Christmas typically involves attempts by militant atheists and multicultural fanatics to kill Christmas. But a much softer, and less obvious, way of neutering Christmas is to simply ignore it. Take, for example, the way the leading divinity schools address Christmas. On the website of Harvard Divinity School, there [...]

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DENYING THE WAR ON CHRISTMAS

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

Bill Donohue takes issue with those who deny the War on Christmas: An editorial in the Duluth News Tribune questions, “There’s Still a ‘War on Christmas’?” Atheist Jeff Sorensen flatly declares in Huffington Post that “There is no war on Christmas.” Statesman Journal columnist Dick Hughes writes a piece about the “phony and irrelevant War on [...]

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ATHEISTS EXPLOIT JESUS CRUCIFIED

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

Bill Donohue released the following remarks today: Hanukkah is currently being celebrated, but fortunately for Jews they are not being attacked by David Silverman. No, like other haters in the atheist community, the president of American Atheists saves his vitriol for Christians. Silverman’s latest assault is a huge billboard in New York’s Times Square. The message [...]

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