2017 – August Releases

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PUBLIC PANS PUBLIC SCHOOLS

By | 2017-08-23T13:17:48+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a Gallup survey comparing public schools to its alternatives: When the public is asked to rate public schools as excellent or good, it captures the vote of 44 percent. But 71 percent rate independent private schools as excellent or good. The figure for parochial or church-related schools is 63 [...]

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VILE JESUS SEX SCENE ON AMC

By | 2017-08-22T16:10:39+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the August 21 episode of the AMC show "Preacher": NewsBusters deserves the credit for addressing this obscene episode of "Preacher," so I will simply direct everyone to its site to read about it (click here). Depicting Jesus in a grotesque sex scene is an assault on the sensibilities of [...]

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SAINT SERRA STATUE DEFACED

By | 2017-08-21T20:54:38+00:00 August 21st, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the defacement of a statue of Saint Junípero Serra: "Murder" was written on a statue of Saint Junípero Serra. His hands were painted red and a swastika was depicted on the statue of the child standing next to him. The defacement took place near the San Fernando Mission, outside [...]

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WHO IS THE REAL MINISTER OF HATE?

By | 2017-08-21T13:15:24+00:00 August 18th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue compares Tony Perkins to Al Sharpton: Who is the real Minister of Hate? Tony Perkins or Al Sharpton? Both are ordained ministers—Sharpton was ordained at the age of 9—and both have addressed the controversy over Charlottesville. Perkins wants both sides to take a pause, and recommends a Day of Prayer. Sharpton [...]

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BOSTON GLOBE’S NEW ATTACK ON PRIESTS

By | 2017-08-21T13:15:19+00:00 August 18th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the Boston Globe's selective concern about fatherless children: The Boston Globe's "Spotlight" team is out with another attack on the Catholic priesthood: this one a two-part series on "Children of Catholic priests" who "live with secrets and sorrow." Using a few highly publicized cases, and several anecdotal stories, reporter [...]

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BOGUS LAWSUIT ENDS

By | 2017-08-18T12:22:39+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a lawsuit brought against him and the Catholic League: At every step of the way, a lawsuit filed by Rebecca Randles against me and the Catholic League was knocked down by the courts. I never libeled anyone, and she knows it. She lost in the U.S. District Court, and [...]

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TRUMP WAS RIGHT TO BLAME BOTH SIDES

By | 2017-08-16T19:08:26+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the events of Charlottesville and what they mean: President Trump was right to call out the extremists on both sides of the Charlottesville tragedy, but more needs to be said about those on the Left who helped to bring it about. The crazies on the Right—the KKK, the Neo-Nazis [...]

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NJ COURT UPHOLDS CHURCH AUTONOMY

By | 2017-08-16T14:45:46+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a ruling granted on August 14 that affirms Church autonomy: A few months ago, the parents of two female students enrolled in St. Theresa's School in Kenilworth, New Jersey sought to force the school to reinstate their children after they were denied admission to the school this fall. They [...]

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ISLAMIC NATIONS KILL RELIGIOUS LIBERTY

By | 2017-08-16T14:45:38+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a new study of   religious liberty: "Respecting Rights? Measuring the World's Blasphemy Laws" is a comprehensive report on the status of religious liberty throughout the world. Issued by the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, its findings are illuminating on several counts. Its definition of blasphemy is straightforward: it [...]

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HILLARY’S PREACHER PROSPECTS

By | 2017-08-14T13:55:20+00:00 August 11th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue assesses the prospects of Hillary Clinton becoming a preacher: Hillary Clinton is back in the news, but for reasons that are confounding her supporters and her detractors alike. She is reportedly weighing a decision to become a Methodist lay preacher. There are good reasons why her fans and foes are befuddled: [...]

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