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OXFORD UNION SPONSORS STAGED DEBATE

By |2019-01-16T14:04:11+00:00January 16th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the latest game played by the Oxford Union: Is the Oxford Union committing suicide? It is one thing to lie to me after being disinvited from participating in a debate on February 28, quite another to knife itself by staging a phony debate on the Catholic Church. "This House [...]

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BIGOTED ARTIST ANGERS CHRISTIANS IN ISRAEL

By |2019-01-16T13:36:49+00:00January 15th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an artistic controversy in Israel: A crucified sculpture of Ronald McDonald, called "McJesus," is on display in the Haifa Museum of Art. Christians have protested, and some of them have turned violent. While the violence must be condemned, it is encouraging to see Christian leaders speaking out against this [...]

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OXFORD UNION DISINVITES DONOHUE

By |2019-01-14T16:27:14+00:00January 11th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Last month, Catholic League president Bill Donohue was invited by the president of the Oxford Union to participate in one of their storied debates. Donohue was to speak to the motion, "The House Believes The Catholic Church Can Never Pay For Its Sins." The debate was slated for February 28. On January 9, Catholic League director [...]

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SLASHING THE NECKS OF ANIMALS AND BABIES

By |2019-01-10T15:45:36+00:00January 9th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an editorial in today's New York Times: Is it morally acceptable to slash the neck of an animal? Is it morally acceptable to slash the neck of a baby? The New York Times waffles on the former but agrees with the latter. "Balancing Animal Welfare and Religious Rites" is [...]

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CARDINAL BRANDMÜLLER UNFAIRLY MALIGNED

By |2019-01-09T15:53:04+00:00January 8th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the way critics of German Cardinal Walter Brandmüller have reacted to his remarks on priestly sexual abuse: The recent statements by Cardinal Walter Brandmüller on the subject of clergy sexual abuse have been unfairly characterized. He made four key points, all of which are eminently defensible. 1. The former [...]

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CONGRESSIONAL CATHOLICS DIFFER ON ABORTION

By |2019-01-09T15:52:58+00:00January 8th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Congressional Catholics: The 163 Catholics in the new Congress are split on abortion: almost all Republicans are pro-life and almost all Democrats are abortion-rights advocates. For incumbents, we checked their voting record as scored by NARAL and National Right to Life. Typically, those who received a 100% NARAL score [...]

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CHRISTIAN BALE HAS SOME REAL ISSUES

By |2019-01-07T17:05:40+00:00January 7th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on actor Christian Bale's remarks last night at the Golden Globes Awards: "Thank you, Satan." That's what British-American actor Christian Bale said upon winning the Golden Globes award for best actor. His shot was aimed at former vice president Dick Cheney, whom he played in "Vice." The crowd loved it. [...]

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“THE NUN” OPENS IN NEW YORK

By |2019-01-04T19:23:23+00:00January 4th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a movie that opened in New York today: "La Religieuse" ("The Nun") opens today in New York City for two weeks at the Film Forum. It is based on a novel by the 18th-century French writer, Denis Diderot. The New York Times provided almost a half-page review, complete with [...]

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NEW YORK TIMES’ ASTONISHING SERIES ON ABORTION

By |2019-01-04T13:36:50+00:00January 3rd, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a New York Times series on abortion: On December 28, an editorial in the New York Times broached an eight-part series on abortion rights that is positively astonishing. It is clearly the most rabid defense of abortion ever published by the mainstream media. The first installment was published on [...]

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2018 YEAR IN REVIEW

By |2019-01-02T13:24:26+00:00December 28th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

The Catholic League's 2018 Year in Review is now available. It contains an overview of some of our most important victories over the last year, including the defeat of an anti-Catholic judge in Connecticut, a change in leadership at the National Endowment for the Arts, our victory in court defending the due process rights of accused [...]

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