2013 – October Releases

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ARMY SOLDIER’S RIGHTS RESTORED

By | October 31st, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on a news release he wrote earlier today on an Army soldier whose religious rights were abridged: A few hours ago, we posted an open letter that I wrote to the Commander at Fort Sill, Oklahoma regarding a female Catholic soldier who was denied her right to attend Mass on Sunday on three [...]

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ARMY SOLDIER DENIED HER RIGHTS

By | October 31st, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue wrote the following letter today regarding the denial of an Army soldier's constitutional rights: Major General Mark McDonald U.S. Army Fires Center of Excellence 455 McNair Avenue, Ste. 100 Fort Sill, OK 73503 Dear Major General McDonald: I have learned that a Catholic female enrolled in Advanced Individual Training has been denied the opportunity [...]

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THE WAR ON THE BISHOPS

By | October 31st, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the latest attack on a bishop: Last week, I defended St. Paul and Minneapolis Archbishop John Nienstedt when he was being attacked by left-wing Catholics, and ex-Catholics, from the Catholic Coalition for Church Reform; the group, which rejects the Church's teachings on sexuality, called for the Vatican to remove Nienstedt from office. [...]

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USF PROFESSOR REPRIMANDED

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

The University of South Florida contacted Bill Donohue today about the incident involving Dr. Timothy Weil. Weil had compared priests to feces at a recent academic forum; to read the background about this issue, click here. Donohue received a letter from Dr. Julianne Serovich, Dean and Professor, College of Behavioral & Community Sciences, wherein she stated [...]

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CAN’T OFFEND ASIANS AT ABC

By | October 29th, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on an apology issued by ABC for a remark made by a child on "Jimmy Kimmel Live": In a skit that aired last week, Kimmel wanted to know how children felt about the United State's debt to China. "Kill everyone in China" one child said. Lisa Berger, ABC's Entertainment executive vice president, and [...]

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BILL MAHER’S BIGOTED BASH FEST

By | October 28th, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on last Friday's edition of "Real Time with Bill Maher," the HBO show: Bill Maher's latest show was a bigoted bash fest featuring Valerie Plame and Michael Moore, and, of course, himself. Al Sharpton was also one of the panelists, but he didn't say anything untoward (regrettably, the Reverend also didn't say anything [...]

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IN DEFENSE OF ARCHBISHOP NIENSTEDT

By | October 25th, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue sent the following letter today to Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganó, the U.S. Papal Nuncio: Your Excellency: This letter is in response to a missive sent to you by a motley group of dissident Catholics, as well as those no longer in communion with the Church, asking for the resignation of Archbishop John Nienstedt. The [...]

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MPR SHOWS BIAS

By | October 25th, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on an interview that St. Paul and Minneapolis Archbishop John Nienstedt gave to Minnesota Public Radio (MPR): It is not uncommon for the leader of any organization to be on the firing line for decisions made by his predecessor and his staff. But in this regard, bishops have no rival: sitting bishops are [...]

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USF PROFESSOR MISUNDERSTOOD?

By | October 24th, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the latest development over the University of South Florida (USF) professor who mocked Catholic priests: I was faxed a letter today by Julianne Serovich, Dean of the College of Behavioral & Community Sciences at USF, saying the university was "carefully reviewing" the incident involving Professor Timothy Weil; I recently contacted school officials [...]

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“CHELSEA LATELY” LIBELS TWO GROUPS

By | October 24th, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on last night's episode of the E! show, "Chelsea Lately": Priests and Germans were libeled last night by two of Chelsea Handler's guests, Kurt Braunohler and Moshe Kasher. The objectionable part began with a discussion of Bishop Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst, the German bishop who was suspended by Pope Francis for his opulent lifestyle. [...]

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