THE ROLE OF GAYS, CELIBACY AND THE MEDIA IN THE CHURCH SEX ABUSE SCANDAL

Catalyst May Issue 2002

Catholic League News Release March 28, 2002 In response to multiple media requests on the role of gays, celibacy and the media in the current Church scandal, Catholic League president William Donohue issued the following statement today: “It is wrong to say that the sex abuse scandal in the Church can be rationally discussed without mentioning the... [Read more...]

SEARCH FOR A SCAPEGOAT QUICKENS IN CHURCH SEX ABUSE SCANDAL

Catalyst May Issue 2002

Catholic League News Release  April 3, 2002  Over the past few weeks, several explanations have emerged trying to fix blame on the Church sex abuse scandal.  Catholic League president William Donohue speaks to these accusations today: “It is not uncommon for scapegoating to occur whenever an individual or institutional crisis emerges.  Regarding... [Read more...]

SUING THE VATICAN OVER THE SCANDAL IS MALICIOUS

Catalyst May Issue 2002

Catholic League News Release April 4, 2002 SUING THE VATICAN OVER THE SCANDAL IS MALICIOUS Today, April 3, two civil lawsuits will be filed naming the Vatican as a conspirator in the Church’s sex abuse scandal.  Also to be named are the dioceses of Portland, Chicago and St. Petersburg, as well as two religious orders.  The attorney filing the suits,... [Read more...]

DISSIDENT CATHOLICS SEE AN OPENING: THEIR GOAL IS TO LOWER THE BAR

Catalyst May Issue 2002

Catholic League News Release April 4, 2002 DISSIDENT CATHOLICS SEE AN OPENING: THEIR GOAL IS TO LOWER THE BAR Catholic League president William Donohue issued the following remarks today regarding the stance that dissident Catholics have taken in the wake of the Church’s sex abuse scandal: “The Catholic League has an agenda: the defense of the... [Read more...]

LOOKING FOR LEADERSHIP IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH? LOOK TO ROCKFORD, ILLINOIS

Catalyst May Issue 2002

Catholic League News Release April 5, 2002 LOOKING FOR LEADERSHIP IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH? LOOK TO ROCKFORD, ILLINOIS Many in the media have been asking where the leadership is in the Catholic Church during these troubled times.  Catholic League president William Donohue suggests they look to Bishop Thomas G. Doran of Rockford, Illinois: “It is unfair... [Read more...]

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