2013 – April Releases

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CMU DUPLICITY

By | April 30th, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

A female student at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) dressed as the pope while appearing naked from the waist down at the annual art school parade. Her pubic hair was shaved in the shape of a cross; she passed out condoms to the public. Administrators are reviewing this incident to see “if our community standards or laws [...]

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IF ONLY PRIESTS WERE TERRORISTS

By | April 23rd, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on reactions to the Boston terrorists: It is only right that people as diverse as Boston Archbishop Sean O’Malley, Secretary of State John Kerry, and Rep. Keith Ellison call on Americans not to blame all Muslims for the behavior of the two Muslim terrorists who bombed Boston. Others, however, have gone way beyond [...]

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“700 CLUB” ERRS ON CHURCH AND HITLER

By | April 23rd, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the April 19 episode of “The 700 Club”: In a segment titled “God and Hitler,” Gordon Robertson (son of Rev. Pat Robertson), hosted a discussion on the Catholic Church’s response to Hitler. Several errors of fact were made. 1) It is wrong to paint Hitler as a Catholic. Though he was baptized, [...]

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“TESTAMENT OF MARY” OPENS TODAY

By | April 22nd, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on The Testament of Mary: Colm Toibin’s book, The Testament of Mary, is now the subject of a Broadway play; it opens today at the Walter Kerr Theatre. There is no question that Toibin is a gifted writer, but it is not easy to see who is going to be drawn to this [...]

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NEW BOOK ON POPE FRANCIS

By | April 19th, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

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IMMIGRATION BILL WELCOMED

By | April 17th, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the immigration reform bill that was introduced in Congress today: No institution, religious or secular, has been more vocal in its insistence that immigration reform is needed than the Catholic Church. The point person for the Church on this issue is Archbishop José Gomez of Los Angeles; he is chairman of the [...]

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GWU PRIEST SECURES RIGHTS

By | April 15th, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the latest news regarding the status of Father Greg Shaffer on the campus of George Washington University (GWU): On Friday, I issued a critical statement on the way GWU was handling the controversy over Father Shaffer. Two homosexual students, neither of whom is Catholic, took umbrage at Father Shaffer for not blessing [...]

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“F” FOR GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIV.

By | April 12th, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on how George Washington University (GWU) has handled the issue of students seeking to remove Father Greg Shaffer from his post as Chaplain of the Newman Center: Two students, neither of whom is Catholic (one belongs to some faux Catholic entity and the other is an agnostic Jew), are not only attempting to [...]

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GAY L.I. CATHOLIC DECEIVES MEDIA

By | April 11th, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Nicholas Coppola presented petitions to the Diocese of Rockville Centre today in an effort to be reinstated at St. Anthony’s in Oceanside, New York. He was dismissed after it was learned that he “married” his boyfriend. Commenting on today’s event is Bill Donohue: Looks like the media were snookered. Had they shown an ounce of curiosity, [...]

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TAXING THE BOY SCOUTS IN CALIFORNIA

By | April 11th, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

The following letter by Bill Donohue was e-mailed today to California lawmakers: Dear California Legislator: I understand that California lawmakers are weighing a decision to rescind the tax-exempt status of the Boy Scouts of America; at issue is whether it is a discriminatory organization. While you are considering this issue, I would like you to also [...]

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