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“SPRINGER OPERA” REVIEWS ARE TELLING

By | 2018-02-23T16:56:42+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on reviews of "Jerry Springer: The Opera," which officially opened on February 22nd in New York City (previews began January 23rd): Here is a sample of what theater critics said about "Jerry Springer: The Opera" when it was performed in England in the early 2000s: "Surely no more blasphemous, vulgar [...]

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IRISH CENTRAL SMEARS BILLY GRAHAM

By | 2018-02-22T18:42:58+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an Irish Central article on Rev. Billy Graham: As I have pointed out before, Niall O'Dowd of Irish Central is a proud Irishman and an irresponsible critic of the Catholic Church, one who takes delight in Church scandals, real and contrived. So to read a piece by him complaining [...]

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CHRISTIANS BEWARE OF UNILEVER

By | 2018-02-21T18:21:49+00:00 February 21st, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue advises Christians to be wary of Unilever's arm twisting of Facebook and Google: On February 12, Unilever, the worldwide consumer goods giant—it sells Lipton, Dove, Hellmans, and over 400 other products—announced that it was pressuring Facebook and Google to act socially responsible. "Unilever will not invest in platforms or environments that [...]

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REV. BILLY GRAHAM, R.I.P.

By | 2018-02-21T18:21:43+00:00 February 21st, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the death of Rev. Billy Graham: Growing up Catholic in New York in the 1950s, the Catholic we most identified with was Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen, the first televangelist. The Protestant we most clearly revered was Rev. Billy Graham. In both cases, they had no rival. For Catholics, Graham was more than [...]

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CHRIST DEFILED BY COMEDY CENTRAL EXEC

By | 2018-02-20T15:55:34+00:00 February 20th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Comedy Central's latest outburst of bigotry: Last week we noted how the Comedy Central show, "Corporate," assaulted Christ. That was bad enough, but after we flagged what happened on the February 14 episode, Jake Weisman, co-creator and writer of the show, responded by making incendiary remarks about the Catholic [...]

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COMEDY CENTRAL EXEC THREATENS CHURCH

By | 2018-02-20T13:49:53+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on what a Comedy Central executive said yesterday (Viacom owns Comedy Central): Viacom has a serious problem on its hands: Jake Weisman, the co-creator and writer of the Comedy Central show, "Corporate" (he also stars in the show), has threatened to "bring the whole system down." He was referring to [...]

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FELDBLUM’S NOMINATION MUST BE PULLED

By | 2018-02-16T14:27:13+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Chai Feldblum remaining at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC): Someone in the Trump administration blew it big time when Chai Feldblum was selected to remain at the EEOC. Her name was forwarded to the Senate in December for renomination; her term expires July 1. The Catholic League stands [...]

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COMEDY CENTRAL SHOW ATTACKS CHRIST

By | 2018-02-16T14:27:05+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the latest assault by Comedy Central on Catholicism: They really hate Christians, especially Catholics. Indeed, that is the most defining characteristic of those employed by Comedy Central. It is not certain whether they screen for bigots, or whether only bigots apply. "Corporate" is a show most Americans have never [...]

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TRUMP’S BID TO AX THE NEA

By | 2018-02-14T14:44:36+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue discusses how President Trump's new budget affects the National Endowment for the Arts: President Trump's new budget envisions the end of the National Endowment for the Arts. Its death is long overdue. Under the Trump plan, the NEA would be phased out in 2019, providing $29 million to cover the devolution [...]

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