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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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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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Australian High Court to Hear Appeal by Cardinal Pell in Abuse Case

By |2019-11-14T16:43:42+00:00November 13th, 2019|Categories: In the News|

Bill In The News (Breitbart): Australia’s High Court announced its decision Wednesday to hear an appeal of Cardinal George Pell, who was found guilty in late 2018 of sexually abusing a choirboy in the mid-1990s. Reacting to the decision of the High Court, Catholic League President William Donohue said that Pell had received a “measure of [...]

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Catholic League Decries Democrats’ Growing Hostility Toward Religion

By |2019-10-15T14:57:47+00:00October 12th, 2019|Categories: In the News|

Bill In The News (Breitbart): One message resounding loudly and clearly from the latest televised Democrat debate is how hostile the party has become toward people of faith, Catholic League President Bill Donohue said on Friday. According to Dr. Donohue, the Democrat candidates “fail the religion test” for falling over themselves trying to prove who is the [...]

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USA Today buries lede (here we go again) in big report on sexual-abuse ‘window’ laws

By |2019-10-04T14:08:21+00:00October 2nd, 2019|Categories: In the News|

Bill In The News (GetReligion): When it comes to criticizing the press, William Donohue is what he is. The president of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights has never used a flyswatter when a baseball bat will do. This time, Donohue has released a statement about a USA Today story that had already caught [...]

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Pope Francis and liberal bishops could decide on future Catholic priests

By |2019-10-02T18:04:39+00:00October 1st, 2019|Categories: In the News|

Bill In The News (KPRC Radio, Houston): Starting Sunday through October 26, Pope Francis and a handful of some of the most liberal U.S. bishops, are meeting in Rome about needs of the Amazon, like when Catholics need to be buried, married, baptized or even go to confession and receive communion. The Catholic League President Bill Donohue said [...]

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Catholic League Praises Trump’s ‘Stellar’ U.N. Speech on Religious Freedom

By |2019-09-24T14:06:45+00:00September 24th, 2019|Categories: In the News|

Bill In The News (Breitbart): Catholic League president Bill Donohue praised President Trump’s address on religious liberty delivered at the U.N. Monday, noting that that his administration has produced “a huge improvement over the Obama years” in this area. “President Trump continued his legacy of defending religious liberty with a stellar address at the United Nations today,” [...]

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Trump at UN: ‘11 Christians are Killed Every Day for Following the Teachings of Christ’

By |2019-09-24T14:28:29+00:00September 23rd, 2019|Categories: In the News|

Bill In The News (National Catholic Register): President Donald Trump defended religious freedom around the world today during a groundbreaking speech before  the General Assembly of the United Nations. Trump announced that his administration would form “a coalition of U.S. businesses for the protection of religious freedom.” Reacting to Trump’s U.N. address, Bill Donohue of the [...]

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