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BUSINESS OWNERS V. OBAMACARE

By | July 30th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , , |

Bill Donohue comments on Friday’s decision by a federal judge who issued an injunction that allows the owners of a private company not to provide abortifacients, contraceptives, and sterilization services to their employees as mandated by ObamaCare: The ruling in Newland v. Sebelius is significant: it means that the Obama administration not only has to contend [...]

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“IT’S THE FIRST AMENDMENT, STUPID”

By | May 29th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , , |

Bill Donohue addresses an editorial in the New York Times, and a column by Lisa Miller in the Washington Post, that appeared on Sunday: The central issue in the fight between the Obama administration and the Catholic Church is the right of the federal government to redefine religious institutions as entities that hire and serve mostly [...]

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CATHOLIC REBELLION HAS BEGUN

By | May 21st, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on lawsuits filed today against the Obama administration. At issue is the constitutionality of the Health and Human Services edict seeking to force Catholic non-profits to pay for abortion-inducing drugs, contraceptive services and sterilization in their insurance plans: This is a great day for those who believe in religious liberty. [...]

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SEBELIUS INVOKES JFK

By | May 18th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius’ address at Georgetown University today: Kathleen Sebelius quoted selectively from John F. Kennedy’s 1960 address to the Greater Houston Ministerial Association. She said she shares Kennedy’s vision of America “where no religious body seeks to impose its will directly or indirectly upon [...]

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L.A. TIMES LACKS MORAL STANDING

By | May 18th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an editorial in today’s Los Angeles Times: The latest liberal voice worried stiff over the Catholic Church’s resistance to the Obama administration’s war on Catholicism is the Los Angeles Times. Today they accuse Donald Cardinal Wuerl of the Washington Archdiocese of “censorship” for speaking out against Georgetown’s embrace of [...]

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THE ARROGANCE OF THE WASHINGTON POST

By | May 17th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an editorial in today’s Washington Post: The Washington Post says it is “shocking” that Donald Cardinal Wuerl would criticize Georgetown University for inviting Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to speak at one of the commencement exercises tomorrow. We find it shocking that the Washington Post would involve [...]

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PRO-ABORT CATHOLIC LECTURES CARDINAL DOLAN

By | April 17th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , , |

Rep. Rosa DeLauro has written to Timothy Cardinal Dolan asking him to mobilize the bishops in a campaign to combat poverty. Catholic League president Bill Donohue responds as follows: Rep. DeLauro is the enemy of the poor, thus she has no moral leg to stand on. She has worked to kill school vouchers for children with [...]

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OBAMA’S CATHOLIC PROBLEM

By | March 22nd, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the findings of a new survey published by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life: Only 35 percent of the American people think the Democratic Party is “friendly to religion,” while 54 percent say the Republicans are. When asked specifically about the Obama administration, 39 percent see it [...]

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RELIGIOUS RIGHTS REJECTED

By | March 1st, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , , , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on today’s Senate vote to table the “Respect for Rights of Conscience Act”: The 51-48 vote to table an amendment by Sen. Roy Blunt that would guarantee rights of conscience for the employees of religious institutions does not end the debate. There is a bill sponsored by Rep. Jeff Fortenberry [...]

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SEBELIUS SMEARS CATHOLIC INSURERS

By | February 17th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows: On February 15, Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius said Catholic insurance carriers will not be given an exemption from the mandate requiring insurance companies to provide for contraceptive, abortifacient and sterilization services. She explained, “Religious insurance companies don’t really design the plans they sell based [...]

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