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Wisconsin Bill Would Require Priests to Violate Seal of Confession

By |2019-08-12T13:52:32+00:00August 9th, 2019|Categories: In the News|

Bill In The News (CNSNews): A bill introduced by three Democratic lawmakers in the Wisconsin State Legislature on Aug. 7 would require priests to report information about sexual abuse to law enforcement even if it is learned in the confessional, an action that violates the sacrament of confession and the religious faith of Catholics. Some observers say [...]

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Catholic League: Go Figure — Cuomo Bans Cat Declawing But Allows Abortion Up to Birth

By |2019-07-26T13:44:51+00:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: In the News|

Bill In The News (CNSNews): New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) signed a bill into law on Monday that prohibits the declawing of cats because, as Cuomo said, it is "a cruel and painful procedure." Commenting on Cuomo's actions, Bill Donohue, president of the Catholic League, said, "The same governor who pushed for a bill that [...]

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Conservative Christians Denounce APA’s Promotion of Polyamory, Swinging

By |2019-07-18T17:46:37+00:00July 17th, 2019|Categories: In the News|

Bill In The News (CNSNews.com): "The APA is not a scientific body—it is an activist organization in service to sexual libertinism," said Bill Donohue, president of the Catholic League. "The latest APA endorsement of polygamy and swinging (and my favorite, the all-inclusive 'relationship anarchy') was announced this month as part of the APA's 'Non-Monogamy Task Force' program; [...]

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SB 360 withdrawn by sponsor day before key hearing

By |2019-07-09T13:06:16+00:00July 9th, 2019|Categories: In the News|

Bill In The News (Angelus): In a last-minute twist, a California bill that would have required priests to break the sacramental seal of confession was shelved by its sponsor amidst a remarkable grassroots campaign mounted by the state’s Catholics, members of other faith groups, and religious liberty advocates from across the country. The steady drumroll of [...]

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Rachel Maddow’s ratings steamrolled by Tucker Carlson and Hannity

By |2019-07-08T18:38:39+00:00July 3rd, 2019|Categories: In the News|

Bill In The News (BizPac Review): As BizPac Review reported in April, Catholic League president Bill Donohue slammed the left-wing direction that Fox News has moved toward under the stewardship of founder Rupert Murdoch’s liberal sons, James and Lachlan Murdoch. “This is not the same Fox News that is was under Roger Ailes,” Donohue said in April. “He would [...]

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NY Times Lets Novelist John Irving Make Up Myths and Slanders About Pro-Lifers

By |2019-06-27T19:03:07+00:00June 25th, 2019|Categories: In the News|

Bill In The News (MRC Newsbusters): Novelist John Irving (The Cider House Rules and others) heaved up “The Anti-Abortion Crusade’s Cruel History” onto the op-ed page of Monday’s New York Times. The Catholic League’s Bill Donohue pointed out: “He needs to read today’s New York Times. It has a story titled, ‘Mentally Disabled Woman Must Have an Abortion, a British [...]

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Indianapolis Archdiocese criticized after calling for firing of two gay Catholic schoolteachers

By |2019-06-27T18:53:09+00:00June 25th, 2019|Categories: In the News|

Bill In The News (Metro Weekly): The Indianapolis Catholic Archdiocese is currently in the midst of purging gay teachers in same-sex marriages from its schools. Most recently, Cathedral High School was forced to fire a married gay teacher after Archbishop Charles Thompson ordered them to do so or risk forfeiting their “Catholic identity.” Catholic League President [...]

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