On April 11, representatives from two homosexual groups, the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) and Dignity, along with a left-wing entity, Faithful America, are expected to present petitions to the Diocese of Rockville Centre requesting that Nicholas Coppola be reinstated to the post he held at St. Anthony’s in Oceanside. Coppola... [Read more...]“MORNING-AFTER” PILL FOR PRE-TEENS
Bill Donohue comments on the decision by U.S. District Judge Edward Korman ordering the Food and Drug Administration to make the “morning-after” emergency contraception pill available without a prescription to girls of any age: A 12-year-old girl in a New York City school cannot be given an aspirin by her teacher, even if she has a fever. The same... [Read more...]CATHOLIC RIGHTS AT GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIV.
Bill Donohue is sending the following letter today to senior officials at George Washington University, as well as to others on campus: I am writing to you about a serious civil liberties issue at George Washington University. It involves the right of a Catholic priest, Father Greg Shaffer, to practice his faith as Chaplain of the Newman Center. You... [Read more...]DR. CARSON WAS FRAMED
Bill Donohue comments on the controversy over Dr. Benjamin Carson: Last week, Dr. Ben Carson defended marriage as it has been understood since time immemorial. He added, “It’s a well-established, fundamental pillar of society and no group, be they gays, be they NAMBLA, be they people who believe in bestiality—it doesn’t matter what they are—they... [Read more...]PRIEST ENVY ENGULF MEDIA
On four of the Easter weekend talk shows, Catholic leaders were asked to discuss current events. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick was interviewed on March 29 on the Bloomberg show, “Political Capital with Al Hunt”; Cardinal Timothy Dolan was interviewed on Sunday by Bob Schieffer on the CBS show, “Face the Nation,” as well as by George Stephanopoulos... [Read more...]