2017 – April Releases

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DOES EDUCATION ERODE RELIGIOUS BELIEFS?

By | 2017-05-01T12:27:10+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a new survey by the Pew Research Center, "In America, Does More Education Equal Less Religion?" "Overall, U.S. adults with college degrees are less religious than others, but this practice does not hold among Christians." This is the central Pew finding, though there is much in the survey that [...]

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CHRIS HARDWICK NEEDS REHAB AGAIN

By | 2017-05-01T12:27:10+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the talents of Chris Hardwick: The April 28 edition of "@Midnight with Chris Hardwick" featured a comedian no one ever heard of, Jo Koy. He showed his brilliance by making a gratuitous remark about a priest who "put his hands up my ass." On the April 19th edition, Hardwick [...]

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ACLU SUES ANOTHER CATHOLIC HOSPITAL

By | 2017-05-01T12:27:10+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the ACLU's latest anti-Catholic lawsuit: The ACLU is suing another Catholic hospital—and this one really puts the lie to their professed motives of anti-discrimination and access to healthcare. Evan Michael Minton, a former legislative aide in California, wants to change from being a woman to a man. As part of the process, [...]

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INFLATING THE NUMBER OF ATHEISTS

By | 2017-05-01T12:26:49+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue Two University of Kentucky psychologists, Will M. Gervais and Maxine B. Najle, claim that 26 percent of Americans are atheists. Their research, available now at PsyArXiv.com, will appear in an upcoming edition of Social Psychological and Personality Science; the journal is published eight times a year. Their finding not only contradicts every reputable survey [...]

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ATHEISTS PROTEST POPE MEETING

By | 2017-04-25T20:50:52+00:00 April 25th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a protest by the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF): FFRF co-presidents Dan Barker and Annie Laurie Gaylor have written a letter to the president of the University of Michigan protesting the school's football team attending a papal audience on April 26; attendance is voluntary. The professional atheists have become [...]

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PLANNED PARENTHOOD GALA IS SICK

By | 2017-04-25T20:50:36+00:00 April 25th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a Planned Parenthood event that will honor Hillary Clinton and Shonda Rhimes on May 2 in New York City: They are billing it as "a once in a lifetime Gala, 100 Years Strong: The Celebration of the Century." Hillary Clinton will receive the Champion of the Century Award and [...]

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RELIGIOUS LIBERTY ATTACKED IN CALIFORNIA

By | 2017-04-25T20:50:05+00:00 April 25th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on legislation targeting religious employers in California: Under the guise of "anti-discrimination," a pro-abortion California assemblywoman is pushing a bill that would bar faith-based codes of conduct for employees of religious organizations. AB 569 specifically targets codes of conduct involving employees' "reproductive health care decisions," such as abortion and contraception. It would actually [...]

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DEMOCRATS HAVE A CATHOLIC PROBLEM

By | 2017-04-24T20:47:38+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the Democrats and Catholics: Heath Mello has divided the Democratic Party. This is unusual given his low profile: he is running for mayor of Omaha, Nebraska. What makes him controversial among Democrats are his pro-life convictions. Senator Bernie Sanders, an Independent, has taken the high road, prudently saying that [...]

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KATE O’BEIRNE, R.I.P.

By | 2017-04-24T20:47:25+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the death of Kate O'Beirne: The Catholic community lost a champion with the passing of Kate O'Beirne. She was a smart, courageous conservative who never ducked an opponent. I first met Kate in the late 1980s when I was a Bradley resident scholar at The Heritage Foundation; Kate was [...]

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OPPOSING ABORTION IS NOT ENOUGH

By | 2017-04-20T20:49:15+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue Having good intentions is no guarantee that noble ends will be reached.  This is as true for raising children as it is for crafting laws. Similarly, reaching the right conclusion is not a sufficient condition for justice. To wit: Abortion is the intentional killing of innocent human beings, and as such, opposition to it [...]

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