2014 – April Releases

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KEEP NYC CARRIAGE HORSES

By | April 16th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's plan to ban carriage horses from the streets of New York: It is not easy to unite the editorial boards of the New York Times, New York Post, Daily News, the labor unions, and the public (64 percent want to keep the carriage horses), but [...]

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ANOTHER PRIEST CLEARED OF MISCONDUCT

By | April 16th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the disposition of a case against Fr. Michael O'Connell, a Chicago-area priest who was accused of abusing a minor: Someday an authoritative book will be written about all the priests who have been falsely accused, dragged through the mud, and had their reputations smeared by hate-filled accusers and vindictive lawyers. But I [...]

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GUINNESS BOYCOTT TAPS KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS

By | April 14th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the latest developments in the Catholic League's boycott of Guinness: We have amassed over 7,000 email addresses from the Knights of Columbus, constituting over 1,500 councils across all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Today, we are asking the Knights to join us in our boycott of Guinness. We are confident [...]

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JESUS’ FANTASY WIFE UNFURLS

By | April 11th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the controversy over allegations that Jesus was married: In 2012, Karen L. King presented a small piece of papyrus with an inscription that indicated Jesus had a wife: "Jesus said to them, 'My wife....'" She was ecstatic, as were many in the media. It has now been determined by some scientists that [...]

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THE DIVERSITY LIE

By | April 10th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on a new Pew Research Center report: It is one of the biggest myths of our day to say that the United States is a religiously diverse nation. It manifestly is not. But there is a lot of money, and ideological investment, at stake in pretending otherwise. Consider what happened when the Pew [...]

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INTRODUCING POPE LENNY

By | April 9th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on a new TV series about a fictional American pope, His Holiness Pope Lenny: Paolo Sorrentino, the Italian director who won an Oscar for best foreign film, "The Great Beauty," is planning a TV series about the Vatican. According to Religion News Service, it will be about a "scandal-rife Vatican." Imagine that—viewers will [...]

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IS THE VATICAN HIDING ALIENS?

By | April 8th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on last night's show, "Unsealed: Alien Files," that aired on the Science Channel: The program speculates that "new evidence may prove the Vatican is hiding actual aliens from the public." Either that or the channel will rename itself the Sci-fi Channel. The priest who directs the Vatican observatory, Dr. Jose Funes, was interviewed [...]

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HIBERNIANS ASKED TO JOIN GUINNESS BOYCOTT

By | April 8th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the latest developments in the Catholic League's boycott of Guinness: Today we are contacting over 300 of the Ancient Order of Hibernians (AOH) Divisions asking them to join us in our boycott of Guinness. Overall, we have collected 845 email addresses from 287 AOH websites. We expect that many, if not most, [...]

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TRAVEL CHANNEL’S VATICAN “MYSTERY”

By | April 7th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the Travel Channel's "Greatest Mysteries: Vatican"; it premiered last night: Lies about Catholicism abound, and the intentional distortion of the truth is also commonplace. We're used to it at the Catholic League. But there are times when the source astounds us. This happened today when John Mulvey, a policy analyst, watched the [...]

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DE BLASIO SCORES ON CHURCH-SCHOOL ISSUE

By | April 4th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's support for religious groups that seek to hold services on Sundays in public schools: Although Catholics are not affected by the ban on church services in public schools on Sundays, we stand with our Protestant and Jewish brothers who are being denied their First Amendment [...]

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