2017 – August Releases

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Kudos to Evangelicals

By | 2017-08-31T12:20:02+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a statement issued by evangelical leaders August 29: The Catholic League has a long history of mutual cooperation with evangelical Christians on a host of cultural issues. In that spirit, we condemn the unfair attacks against the statement on marriage, family and sexuality that was signed by more than [...]

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CALIF. BILL THREATENS RELIGIOUS LIBERTY

By | 2017-08-29T12:43:11+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue today sent the following letter to all members of the California State Senate: Dear Senator: I write to express the Catholic League's opposition to Assembly Bill 569. Under the guise of "anti-discrimination," this bill is a blatant assault on religious freedom. It would bar religious organizations from establishing faith-based codes of [...]

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USA TODAY ARTICLE DISTORTS CHURCH’S RECORD ON ABUSE

By | 2017-08-28T16:50:49+00:00 August 25th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on a story in today's USA Today: "Parishes Across Nation Under Shadow Of Abuse," blares a headline in today's USA Today. The subhead is even more misleading: "Latest revelations are sign that the church's problems with its priests are not over." The implication is obvious: the crisis of sexual abuse of minors by [...]

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WASHINGTON POST PIECE RIPS BISHOPS

By | 2017-08-25T14:17:51+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an article posted on the website of the Washington Post on August 23rd: Standards continue to collapse in elite circles, the latest example being a wholly inaccurate article posted on the website of the Washington Post by an Ivy League professor. Anthea Butler is an African American professor at [...]

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IS MALIA IN A DORM NAMED AFTER A SLAVEOWNER?

By | 2017-08-24T13:08:36+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue wants to know if Malia Obama is living in a dorm named after a slaveowner: On August 22, former President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle helped their daughter, Malia, move into a dorm at Harvard University. One of the twelve undergraduate dorms is Mather House, named after Increase Mather. He [...]

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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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