2012 – July Releases

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PRO-MARRIAGE = ANTI-GAY?

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

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the Chick-fil-A controversy: Dan Cathy, president of Chick-fil-A, has said that we are “inviting God’s judgment on our nation when we shake our fist at him and say, ‘We know better than you as to what constitutes a marriage.’” How this unremarkable statement, which never mentions homosexuals, can be [...]

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BUSINESS OWNERS V. OBAMACARE

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

Bill Donohue comments on Friday’s decision by a federal judge who issued an injunction that allows the owners of a private company not to provide abortifacients, contraceptives, and sterilization services to their employees as mandated by ObamaCare: The ruling in Newland v. Sebelius is significant: it means that the Obama administration not only has to contend [...]

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RELIGION POLL PROVES REVEALING

By | July 27th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Bill Donohue comments on some of the findings from the latest Pew Research Center survey on religion and politics: The poll results released yesterday show that fewer Americans today say that President Obama is a Christian than was true four years ago when he was a presidential candidate; 55 percent said he was a Christian in [...]

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ELITES NOT SERIOUS ABOUT CHILD ABUSE

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

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how the elites in two states are dealing with child abuse: Yesterday, a bill was passed by voice vote in the Massachusetts House expanding the time period on civil claims of child sexual abuse. Today, an editorial in the Philadelphia Inquirer calls for Pennsylvania lawmakers to allow a two-year [...]

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OLYMPICS SHOULD HONOR SLAIN ISRAELIS

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

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) not to allow a moment of silence at Friday’s opening ceremony for Israeli athletes who were murdered by an arm of the Palestinian Liberation Front at the 1972 Munich games: On Monday, Olympic officials led a small gathering of attendees in [...]

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BIAS MARKS ACCUSER IN UNIV. OF TEXAS CASE

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

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the controversy over a recently published article by University of Texas at Austin sociologist Mark Regnerus: In the July 2012 issue of Social Science Research, University of Texas at Austin professor Mark Regnerus addresses the issue of gay parenting. His work, which appears in a peer-reviewed journal, is being [...]

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FIGHT FOR RELIGIOUS LIBERTY MOUNTS

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

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the latest initiatives to secure religious liberty: Yesterday, Daniel Cardinal DiNardo heralded the inclusion of the Abortion Non-Discrimination Act, and key provisions from the Respect for Rights of Conscience Act, in the appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2013 of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor/HHS. These measures would strengthen [...]

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BIGOTRY EXPLAINS FALSE ACCUSATIONS

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

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows: False accusations against priests are hardly uncommon these days, but when anti-Catholicism accounts for lies against lay Catholics, the problem only worsens. Consider the latest news concerning Tim Udinski. After Udinski was fired as the lacrosse coach at Lansdale Catholic High School last year, he made several accusations [...]

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MEDIA COVERAGE OF BISHOPS AND NUNS

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

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows: Media coverage of both the “Fortnight for Freedom” events sponsored by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), and the competing “Nuns on the Bus” campaign, reveal interesting results. A total of 141 dioceses, involving tens of thousands of Catholics, participated in the USCCB events; it ended [...]

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MADONNA LIBELS THE POPE

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

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on pop-star Madonna’s latest anti-Catholic stunt: Madonna is back in the news, this time for offending concert-goers in France. In her latest video that accompanies the song, “Nobody Knows Me,” French National Front party leader Marine Le Pen is shown sporting a swastika on her head. After the video was [...]

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