Monthly Archives: March 2011

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OVERSTATING THE PHILLY PROBLEM

By | 2012-10-10T18:54:14+00:00 March 11th, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows:    The public impression that the Archdiocese of Philadelphia has been sheltering priests who have sexually abused minors has led to outrageous comments by agenda-driven lawyers, professional victims' groups and pundits. It's time to take a deep breath and look at the facts.   Beginning in 2003, 61 [...]

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ANGLICAN LEADER WRONG ON MUSLIMS

By | 2012-10-22T19:58:10+00:00 March 10th, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue addresses remarks published today by Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury: The Archbishop of Canterbury says that Shahbaz Bhatti, Pakistan's Minister for Minorities, who was killed for protesting the nation's blasphemy laws, died "not simply for his Christian faith, but for a vision shared between Pakistani Christians and Muslims." Indeed, he [...]

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MUSLIM-CATHOLIC ANALOGY

By | 2011-09-01T16:37:58+00:00 March 10th, 2011|Categories: Chatterbox...|

Rep. Peter King is being condemned by many for holding hearings on Muslim terrorist activities. Some have said that Catholics would not put up with congressional hearings on the Catholic Church that address the sexual abuse scandal, so what's the difference? Catholic writer David Gibson is the latest to entertain such nonsense. King is concerned only [...]

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RICHARD COHEN SMEARS PRIESTS

By | 2017-03-20T17:53:03+00:00 March 8th, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Richard Cohen's syndicated Washington Post column that appeared today:   Richard Cohen objects to the upcoming congressional hearings by Rep. Peter King on terrorism, arguing that if it is okay to probe Muslims for terrorism, it should be okay to probe priests for sexual abuse: "The organization BishopAccountability.org reports [...]

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THE SCANDAL OF CHURCH CRITICS

By | 2012-10-10T18:54:16+00:00 March 7th, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on remarks recently made by Trinity College professor Mark Silk and gay writer Andrew Sullivan:   In a post today on Beliefnet, Mark Silk looks at charges made by attorney Jeffrey Anderson against New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan. Silk weighs my defense of Dolan saying I was correct to say [...]

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SINGLING OUT ONE GROUP

By | 2012-10-10T18:54:17+00:00 March 7th, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue wants to know why it is wrong to single out Muslims, but not priests:   Rep. Peter King is being lambasted for starting congressional hearings this week on radical Islam. Robert Kolker, writing in New York magazine, says the congressman's "opponents say that by singling out Muslims, King is promoting anti-Islam [...]

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ARCHBISHOP DOLAN IS A HERO; ANDERSON LIES

By | 2016-10-26T18:48:39+00:00 March 2nd, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Jeffrey Anderson's latest accusations against New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan: Anderson is a liar and the media are giving him a free ride. Anderson says he possesses a "smoking gun" that shows that when Archbishop Dolan led the Milwaukee archdiocese before coming to New York, he and the Vatican [...]

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ABORTION INDUSTRY CRACK-UP

By | 2017-03-20T17:53:03+00:00 March 2nd, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the pro-abortion community:   The abortion industry is cracking up. Scared to death over the public backlash at Planned Parenthood, and a host of proposed bills at the state and federal level assuring civil rights for the unborn, the pro-abortion community is in a tizzy. Consider their incendiary language. [...]

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IF ONLY PRIESTS WERE TEACHERS

By | 2017-03-20T17:53:03+00:00 March 2nd, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how the media treat miscreant teachers:   If priests were teachers, they would be afforded special protections under state law, insulated from changes in the statute of limitations, never be fired (which means they would be kept in ministry indefinitely), treated with kid gloves by the media, and generally [...]

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IF ONLY PRIESTS WERE TERRORISTS

By | 2012-10-10T18:54:19+00:00 March 1st, 2011|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on two editorials in today's New York Times:   In the New York Times editorial, "A Right Without a Remedy," a strong plea is made for the U.S. government to respect the constitutional rights of detainees at Guantánamo Bay. There is another editorial, "Acts of Contrition," that takes the Catholic [...]

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