2012 – January Releases

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SEN. RUBIO SUBMITS RELIGIOUS LIBERTY BILL

By | January 31st, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Senator Marco Rubio introduced legislation today to repeal the Obama administration’s mandate requiring healthcare plans to cover abortifacients, contraception and sterilization. Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows: The Catholic community will be delighted to learn of the courage shown by Sen. Marco Rubio in seeking to combat the Obama administration’s unprecedented assault on religious [...]

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ED KOCH PUSHES CATHOLIC-JEWISH TIES

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

Last week, former New York City Mayor Ed Koch spoke at a Jewish event in New York where he promoted strong Catholic-Jewish ties. “We’re 13 million Jews in the whole world—less than one-tenth of 1 percent. And we need allies. The best ally we can have is the Catholic Church.” Catholic League president Bill Donohue addressed [...]

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OBAMA HONORS CATHOLIC EDUCATORS

By | January 26th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

President Barack Obama recognized nine Catholic teachers today as “Champions of Catholic Education.” Catholic League president Bill Donohue commented on this event as follows: President Obama’s recognition of Catholic education is much appreciated. Ironically, it is precisely because so many Catholic schools serve non-Catholics in the inner city that Catholic schools, as well as all other [...]

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WHY WARREN BUFFETT IS ANTI-CATHOLIC

By | January 25th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an aspect of Warren Buffett’s finances not ordinarily discussed: Warren Buffett’s comment that the rich should pay higher taxes, now enshrined by President Barack Obama as the “Buffett Rule,” is drawing much applause. What is not being discussed is the billionaire’s support for anti-Catholicism. First some background information. Over [...]

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JAY LENO GOES BACK TO SEWER

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

In last night’s monologue, Jay Leno commented on an auxiliary bishop from Los Angeles who recently stepped down after admitting he fathered two children. After explaining what happened, Leno said, “I thought bishops could only move diagonally. I didn’t know they could move up and down.” When making these remarks, Leno gestured with his hands, waving [...]

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WHEN MEDIA BIAS IS SUBTLE

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

Catholic League president Bill Donohue points to some instances of bias in today’s New York Times: The reason I read the New York Times every day is because of its comprehensive coverage and tremendous influence on other media outlets. Editorially, at least on cultural issues, the positions of the New York Times are diametrically opposed to [...]

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PHILLY PROSECUTOR IS MALICIOUS

By | January 23rd, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

The Philadelphia Archdiocese was named an “unindicted co-conspirator” today by prosecutors in a case involving clergy sexual abuse. At the pretrial hearing, Assistant District Attorney Mark Cipolletti made accusations against a defrocked priest, Edward Avery, and the archdiocese. Cipolletti said “the archdiocese was supplying him [Avery] with an endless amount of victims.” Msgr. William Lynn will [...]

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OPPOSITION TO HEALTHCARE MANDATE GROWS

By | January 23rd, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , , , |

The announcement on January 20 by Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius that religious non-profits will have to cover sterilization and contraceptive services, including some abortion-inducing drugs, is being met with growing rancor. Catholic League president Bill Donohue speaks to this issue today: Cardinal-designate Timothy Dolan, the Archbishop of New York, responded to the [...]

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OBAMA’S CONTEMPT FOR RELIGIOUS LIBERTY

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

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on today’s announcement from the Obama administration that it is going forward with its original “Obamacare” policy that mandates coverage of sterilization and contraceptive services in most healthcare plans: Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius said today that aside from houses of worship, all other religious agencies and [...]

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POPE’S OBLIQUE SHOT AT OBAMA

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

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on today’s address [to read it click here] by Pope Benedict XVI to U.S. Bishops on their “Ad Limina” visit: Without explicitly naming President Barack Obama, Pope Benedict XVI made it clear today that he sees the administration as a threat to religious liberty. The pope spoke eloquently on the [...]

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