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HOLLYWOOD BLASTED ON L.A. RADIO

By | October 15th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , , , |

Bill Donohue explains how the Catholic League is responding to the bigotry and censorship of Hollywood elites: On October 17, FX will air the first episode of the series, “American Horror Story: Asylum.” It depicts an evil Catholic home for the criminally insane where a promiscuous nun—in habit, of course—beats inmates; a Catholic doctor tortures them. [...]

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HOLLYWOOD’S BIGOTS AND CENSORS

By | October 4th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , , , |

Bill Donohue comments as follows: When we learned about a TV show this fall that offers an incredibly vicious portrayal of nuns and employees at a Catholic home for the criminally insane, I decided to write a full-page ad for placement in The Hollywood Reporter; the first episode is Oct. 17. The FX show, “American Horror Story: [...]

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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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KELLOGG’S DEFENDS HATE SPEECH

By | May 4th, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , , , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows: Over the past two weeks, we sent our complaint about Jon Stewart’s “vagina manger” stunt of April 16 to the major sponsors of “The Daily Show”; we made sure they received a copy of the picture flashed on the screen of a naked woman with her legs spread [...]

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“THE PERFECT FAMILY” SMACKS CATHOLICISM

By | May 3rd, 2012|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on “The Perfect Family,” which opens tomorrow: It’s Hollywood’s idea of a Catholic family: a neurotic devout Catholic wife married to a boozer who struggles with his alcoholism; her pregnant lesbian daughter who wants to “marry” her girlfriend; her adulterous lout of a son. The wife, played by Kathleen Turner, [...]

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NEW YORK TIMES TRIES TO TAG POPE—AGAIN!

By | July 2nd, 2010|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on today’s front-page article on Pope Benedict XVI: The purpose of this story is to do what the Times failed to do in March: blame the pope for the sexual abuse scandal. It failed again. We are told that when Joseph Ratzinger (now the pope) was in charge of the [...]

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PENN & TELLER MUST GO

By | August 17th, 2009|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an ad he wrote for today’s edition of Variety: Today’s ad in Variety (click here) is a direct response to the latest hate speech by Penn & Teller against Catholics. Both Penn Jillette, and Showtime (owned by CBS), are flagging the attack on the Vatican that is featured in [...]

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ABORTION AS HEALTH CARE: OBAMA WANTS US TO PAY FOR IT

By | July 20th, 2009|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , , |

White House budget director Peter Orszag was asked yesterday whether “no taxpayer money will go to pay for abortions” under proposed health care legislation. “I’m not prepared to say explicitly that right now,” he said. Catholic League president Bill Donohue picked up on that remark: There was no reason for Orszag to sound tentative—everyone who has [...]

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CATHOLIC BASHERS OPPOSE PROPOSITION 4

By | October 30th, 2008|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

On election day, Californians will vote on Proposition 4, a measure that requires minors to obtain parental notification before an abortion is performed; there is a provision for judicial override in unusual circumstances. Some of those opposed have engaged in Catholic bashing. Catholic League president Bill Donohue addresses this issue today: “Some of the Catholic bashing [...]

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ROSIE O’DONNELL TO HOST NBC SHOW

By | October 3rd, 2008|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

On November 26, Thanksgiving eve, Rosie O’Donnell will host a special on NBC, “Rosie’s Variety Show.” Reportedly, it has a strong chance of becoming a weekly show on Sunday nights at 8:00 p.m. next year. Catholic League president Bill Donohue is giving NBC a heads-up: “NBC wouldn’t dare hire one of its icons, Michael Richards, to [...]

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