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BLOOMBERG BOMBS ON KEY SOCIAL ISSUES

By |2019-11-27T13:35:59+00:00November 26th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Michael Bloomberg's record on key social issues: It was New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani who turned New York around after the disastrous administration of his predecessor, David Dinkins, and it is a credit to Michael Bloomberg that he continued the quality of life improvements instituted by Giuliani. But [...]

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Inside Catholic Church, Many Satisfied With Response to Clergy Abuse, NBC Survey Finds

By |2019-12-06T15:16:03+00:00November 26th, 2019|Categories: In the News|

Bill In The News (NBC Boston): Revelations of clergy abuse have shaken many Catholics across the country, including in Massachusetts, where 17 years ago, journalists exposed a wide-ranging effort by local church leaders to cover up the sexual abuse of minors by priests. But the church also has a rich history in the Bay State, where [...]

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Religious liberty bill splits Ohio classrooms

By |2019-12-05T22:29:12+00:00November 25th, 2019|Categories: In the News|

Bill In The News (Akron Beacon Journal): Backers say a just-passed bill in the Ohio Legislature will protect the religious rights of students. Education groups say the legislation will get in the way of teachers in the classroom. “This bill would not be necessary were it not for the machinations of militant secularists seeking to eliminate [...]

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Local Abuse Survivors React to NBC Survey of Catholic Church Employees

By |2019-12-06T20:35:22+00:00November 25th, 2019|Categories: In the News|

Bill In The News (NBC Washington): For the roughly two million Catholics who live in D.C., Maryland and Virginia, clergy sex abuse has caused heartache and distrust within an institution gripped by scandal for nearly two decades. "It's still going on. It's going on worldwide because they're still protected and the priests know they're protected," said [...]

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NBC SURVEY OF CHURCH EMPLOYEES IS REVEALING

By |2019-11-26T13:27:19+00:00November 25th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a survey of Catholic workers by NBC: There have been many polls of Catholics, but until now there has not been a survey of those who work for the Catholic Church. NBC has filled that void. Those who work for the Church are listed in the Official Catholic Directory. [...]

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Survey Reveals Employees of Catholic Church Divided on Clergy Abuse and Reforms

By |2019-11-25T16:28:03+00:00November 25th, 2019|Categories: In the News|

Bill In The News (nbcwashington.com): Bill Donohue, president of the Catholic League, a nonprofit that defends the church in the media, said the NBC survey results show employees are falsely conflating old headlines with modern behavior. “This is a result of the poisoning of the public mind,” Donohue said. “Most of the bad guys, most of [...]

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AMICUS BRIEF FILED IN PA; CHURCH UNDER ATTACK

By |2019-11-25T15:47:39+00:00November 25th, 2019|Categories: Catalyst, Front Page|Tags: |

On September 24, the Catholic League filed an amicus curiae brief with the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in support of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown's appeal of the badly flawed decision in Rice v. Altoona-Johnstown, et al. We are being represented by the Pittsburgh law firm, Jones Day. The case involves Renee Rice's contention that she was molested [...]

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USCCB RULES ON TITLE VII

By |2019-11-25T15:47:39+00:00November 25th, 2019|Categories: Catalyst, Front Page|Tags: |

In October, three committees of the USCCB issued a strong statement on three cases before the U.S. Supreme Court on the rights of homosexual and transgender persons. The bishops made the case that the 1964 Civil Rights Act does not apply. There are two cases that involve the rights of gay employees, and one that involves [...]

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JOURNALISTIC MALPRACTICE

By |2019-11-27T14:03:02+00:00November 25th, 2019|Categories: Catalyst, From The President's Desk|Tags: |

William A. Donohue In early October, within a period of 24 hours, two prominent secular media outlets, and one prominent religious media outlet, ran stories on the Catholic Church that were classic examples of journalistic malpractice. Motive is hard to determine: Were the reporters incompetent or malicious? Maybe both. From what we learned from two of [...]

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MORE ERRORS BY WCPO CINCINNATI

By |2019-11-25T18:02:28+00:00November 25th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on more revelations about an investigation of the Catholic Church by WCPO Cincinnati: We recently criticized WCPO, the ABC affiliate in Cincinnati, for running a four-part series on Ohio's Catholic dioceses and religious orders. We detailed why it was seriously flawed, and even published a separate account of how duplicitous [...]

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