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Conservative Leaders Call on Sen. Al Franken to Resign Over Sexual Misconduct

By | 2017-12-01T20:47:40+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Categories: In the News|

Bill in the news: CNSNews.com: “It was ignoble of him to go back to work [Monday],” Catholic League President Bill Donohue in a statement. “Does he think that his support for legislation combating sexual abuse should not extend to him?” “He has admitted to one act of sexual abuse, and is accused by three other women [...]

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Bill Donohue: Sen. Franken Should Resign

By | 2017-12-01T20:43:28+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Categories: In the News|

Bill in the news: Newsmax.com Sen. Al Franken should resign from the Senate for his alleged sexual offenses against women, says Bill Donohue, president of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, the nation's largest Catholic civil rights organization. And if he won't voluntarily go, Franken should be expelled by his fellow senators, according to [...]

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Bill Donohue: Despite Frederick Douglass’ Bigoted Side, His Statues Should Stay

By | 2017-11-22T16:13:30+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|Categories: In the News|

Bill In the News: CNSNews: In schools all across America, Frederick Douglass is known as a former slave who became one of the nation's leading abolitionists; he was also a champion of women's rights. Not so well known was his bigotry: his anti-Catholicism was a trait he shared with most abolitionists, especially those who were Protestant [...]

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Catholic League: ‘Al Franken Should Resign Immediately’

By | 2017-11-17T16:12:08+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Categories: In the News|

Bill In the News: CNSNews: Commenting on breaking news and Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) admitting that he groped a woman who was sleeping and took a picture of his actions, Cathoic League President Bill Donohue said "Franken is an admitted molester" and he "should resign immediately." "Senator Al Franken should resign immediately," said Donohue, adding, "There is no place in [...]

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LGBT Activists Call on Pope Francis to Remove Faithful Bishop of Madison, Wisc.

By | 2017-11-09T14:57:07+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Categories: In the News|

Bill In the News: CNSNews: The Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights described the attack on Bishop Morlino as "scurrilous."  Catholic League President Bill Donohue also explained the issue with a recent example involving Pope Francis. "In 2014, Pope Francis illuminated the macro issue involved when he excommunicated members of the Mafia: their public profile [...]

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Catholic League: Media Lowball Killer’s Atheism

By | 2017-11-09T14:51:45+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Categories: In the News|

Bill In the News: NewsBusters: Left-wing sites from Alternet to Think Progress didn’t find it worth mentioning either. Catholic League President Bill Donohue wrote: Had he been an ex-altar boy who attended a Catholic college, it would have been the subject of extensive coverage and unyielding analysis, complete with cheap shots at Catholicism. But because he [...]

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Bill Donohue: Roman Polanski Honored by His Own—Again

By | 2017-11-01T20:17:45+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Categories: In the News|

Bill In the News: CNSNews: Roman Polanski is a child rapist beloved by Hollywood and the entertainment industry worldwide. On October 30, he was honored at an extravaganza in Paris for his wonderful work. Polanski is accused of molesting four women—the latest of which is an actress who last month said he raped her when she was 15. Even he acknowledges [...]

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U.S. diocese call petition against bishop on gay funerals a ‘PR stunt’

By | 2017-10-31T20:54:26+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Categories: In the News|

Bill In the News: LIFESITE: Catholic League President Bill Donohue defended Morlino as well, saying the attack was “scurrilous.” “Catholics in the Diocese of Madison are very fortunate to have such a brilliant and courageous leader in Bishop Robert Morlino,” Donohue said in a statement. “He is currently under attack by dissident Catholics, ex-Catholics, and those who [...]

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Inappropriate, Borderline Offensive Religious Halloween Costumes

By | 2017-11-01T16:26:01+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Categories: In the News|

Bill In the News: CNSNews: Every Halloween we are treated to an extensive array of Catholic costumes, usually featuring priests and nuns. Some of the selections are cute; some are borderline offensive; and still others clearly cross the line. This year is no different. Regarding the three categories, we never object to cutesy or borderline garb: [...]

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Hollywood’s ‘Spotlight’ Crew Gives Weinstein a Pass

By | 2017-10-24T16:09:52+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Categories: In the News|

Bill In the News: CNSNews: "Spotlight" won an Oscar for best picture in 2016 for its portrayal of the clergy sexual abuse scandal in the Archdiocese of Boston. At least nine of those associated with this film have worked with Harvey Weinstein in some capacity, yet, to date, eight have said nothing about his sexual abuse, and all [...]

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