2012 – October Releases

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SAVILE’S SICK PAST HAUNTS BBC/NYT

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

This is the third installment of Bill Donohue’s report on the BBC sexual abuse scandal and its implications for the New York Times: Scotland Yard is hot on the trail of Jimmy Savile’s victims, and there appears to be no end to them. Not only are the top cops pursuing 340 inquiries, dating back to 1959, [...]

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THE MAN BEHIND BBC/NYT NIGHTMARE

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

This is the second installment of Bill Donohue’s report on the BBC sexual abuse scandal and its implications for the New York Times: When BBC icon Jimmy Savile died on October 29, 2011, he was mourned by the BBC faithful. Mark Thompson, the BBC’s general director and now president/CEO-elect of the New York Times Company, said [...]

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BLACK CLOUD OVER INCOMING NEW YORK TIMES CEO

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

Bill Donohue comments as follows: Mark Thompson is slated to start next month as the new president and CEO of the New York Times Company. He comes in under a cloud of suspicion. Almost a year ago, a decision was made at the BBC to kill a “Newsnight” investigation into what is now becoming the most [...]

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PHONY ATTACK ON RYAN’S CATHOLICITY

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

Bill Donohue comments on an op-ed article in today’s New York Times by Fordham theologian Michael Peppard: Pro-abortion Catholics have long sought to equal the playing field with pro-life Catholics by arguing that there really isn’t much of a difference between their side and the other. It never works. And it doesn’t work for Michael Peppard [...]

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HOLLYWOOD BLASTED ON L.A. RADIO

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

Bill Donohue explains how the Catholic League is responding to the bigotry and censorship of Hollywood elites: On October 17, FX will air the first episode of the series, “American Horror Story: Asylum.” It depicts an evil Catholic home for the criminally insane where a promiscuous nun—in habit, of course—beats inmates; a Catholic doctor tortures them. [...]

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BIDEN’S WEARY CATHOLICISM

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

Bill Donohue comments on Vice President Joe Biden’s remarks on Catholicism that were given at the end of yesterday’s debate: Vice President Joe Biden has been instructed by bishops not to present himself for Communion; he has been the subject of many reprimands; and he has been banned from speaking at Catholic institutions. Most of these [...]

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CATHOLIC SOCIAL SCIENTISTS TO MEET

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

On October 26 and 27, the Society of Catholic Social Scientists (SCSS) will meet at Kellenberg Memorial High School in Uniondale, Long Island. The 20th anniversary event will feature speakers from the Catholic clergy, religious, and laity, addressing a wide range of subjects. It is open to the public at a modest fee; pre-payment is required. [...]

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POOR JENNY McCARTHY

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

Last night on “Access Hollywood,” Playboy Playmate Jenny McCarthy discussed her new book, Bad Habits; she is featured on the cover dressed as a nun. She recounted a story from 1995 when she was in Italy. She claims that a few “mafia” guys brought her to the pope’s apartment (he was allegedly out-of-town) where she tried [...]

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NO RELIGIOUS IDENTITY IS A BAD OMEN

By | October 9th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Bill Donohue assesses the survey data on religious affiliation published today by the Pew Research Center: In the last five years, Americans who are unaffiliated with any religion have grown from approximately 15% to 20%, the largest single block of which are young people under 30 (one-third of young people fall into this category). But the [...]

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HOLLYWOOD’S BIGOTS AND CENSORS

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

Bill Donohue comments as follows: When we learned about a TV show this fall that offers an incredibly vicious portrayal of nuns and employees at a Catholic home for the criminally insane, I decided to write a full-page ad for placement in The Hollywood Reporter; the first episode is Oct. 17. The FX show, “American Horror Story: [...]

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