2014 – January Releases

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CATHOLIC DISSIDENTS OPPOSE THE BISHOPS

By | January 30th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on dissident Catholic organizations who are working against the bishops in their defense of religious liberty: The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops filed an amicus brief Tuesday in support of a lawsuit brought by a privately owned business, Hobby Lobby, that challenges the constitutionality of the Health and Human Services mandate that [...]

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NEW CONVERTS TO THE WAR ON RELIGION?

By | January 29th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on how so-called victims' advocates are participating in the war on religion: Freedom From Religion Foundation is an atheist organization. BishopAccountability.org and the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests monitor clergy sexual abuse. On the surface, the former has nothing in common with the latter two, but what joins the three of [...]

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ROLLING STONE LIKES THE POPE

By | January 28th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the Feb. 13th cover story in Rolling Stone: The lengthy piece by Mark Binelli on Pope Francis is respectful, though hardly without flaws. Like so many of the pope's new fans, Binelli's bouquets come at the price of exaggerating the Holy Father's uniqueness, and unfairly characterizing his predecessors. Binelli likes it that [...]

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“PHILOMENA” SMEARS CATHOLICISM

By | January 27th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on a movie that has been nominated for four Oscars: Owing to many false impressions about Catholicism that have been generated by the movie, "Philomena," I decided to write an extensive review of the film, and the book upon which it is based. The film and the book maintain that cruel Irish nuns [...]

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DE BLASIO DEFENDS CUOMO’S RANT

By | January 24th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the latest flap over Governor Andrew Cuomo's rant: One week ago today, Governor Cuomo railed against what he called "extreme conservatives" who are "pro-life, pro-assault weapons, anti-gay." He said such persons "have no place in the state of New York, because that's not who New Yorkers are." Yesterday, Mayor de Blasio said [...]

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SARAH SILVERMAN EXPLOITS JESUS

By | January 23rd, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on a video posted two days ago on YouTube by Sarah Silverman: Sarah Silverman is a champion of abortion rights, but that hardly makes her a bigot. What makes her an anti-Christian bigot is her video that features her talking to a Jesus character about abortion. The language she uses is so vulgar—she [...]

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NEW YORK TIMES SHOWS ITS BIAS

By | January 23rd, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on bias at the New York Times: There is no newspaper in the United States that is more extreme in its defense of abortion-on-demand and homosexual rights than the New York Times. It regards the defense of partial-birth abortion to be a "moderate" position, and its reporters have openly bragged about the record [...]

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LYING FOR CUOMO

By | January 23rd, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the response by New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo's spokesman to criticism over his statement about "extreme conservatives": Governor Cuomo continues to give legs to the controversy over a remark he made last Friday on the radio. Instead of apologizing, he has dug himself in deeper. In the radio interview, Cuomo was [...]

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U.N. PANEL PROBES HOLY SEE

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

The United Nation's Committee on the Convention on the Rights of the Child held a hearing today on the Holy See's handling of sexual abuse. Commenting on it is Bill Donohue: The U.N. Committee that was charged with probing the Holy See's response to the sexual abuse of minors is composed of 18 "independent experts," from [...]

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PARSING THE POPE’S WORDS

By | January 15th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on media coverage of the pope: Not a day goes by without a pundit or editorial writer opining on what Pope Francis said about some controversial issue. While every pope, as well as every religious and secular leader, properly has his remarks subjected to scrutiny, Pope Francis is having his words sliced and [...]

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