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EXONERATED PRIEST STILL BRANDED

By |2019-12-09T16:06:45+00:00December 9th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a Tulsa priest who has been exonerated: On December 3, the Associated Press (AP) ran a story on a Tulsa priest who was allowed to return to work after an internal investigation found that an allegation of sexual abuse against him was unsubstantiated. Many of those media outlets and [...]

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RELIGION HATERS CASH IN ON CHRISTMAS

By |2019-12-09T13:27:15+00:00December 6th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how religion haters are celebrating Christmas: Americans United for Separation of Church and State (Americans United) was founded as an expressly anti-Catholic organization after World War II. Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) is an atheist religion-hating organization that considers abortion to be a "blessing." Both are seeking to cash [...]

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PELOSI DEFENSIVELY INVOKES HER RELIGION

By |2019-12-05T19:28:58+00:00December 5th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Nancy Pelosi's response to a reporter's question: As House Speaker Rep. Nancy Pelosi was leaving her press conference today, reporter James Rosen asked her, "Do you hate the president, Madame Speaker?" Pelosi was livid. She spun around and, pointing at Rosen, said, "I was raised in a Catholic house. [...]

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WHEN THE FAITHFUL TUNE OUT THEIR CLERGY

By |2019-12-05T19:28:48+00:00December 4th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the results of a new Pew Research Center survey on the faithful and their clergy: The clergy have great sway over the faithful on religious, family, and life issues, but much less so on matters that are outside their expertise. That is the central finding of the latest Pew [...]

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PURSUING OLD CASES OF ABUSE IS AN INJUSTICE

By |2019-12-04T15:28:49+00:00December 4th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the recent wave of lawsuits against the Catholic Church: Church-suing lawyers are celebrating the holidays with a boatload of new cases, all in the name of justice. In reality, more injustice than justice will be rendered. The steeple-chasers are jumping on the bandwagon effect of the Pennsylvania grand jury [...]

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ACLU TO CELEBRATE ITS CENTENNIAL

By |2019-12-03T21:42:37+00:00December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Next month, the American Civil Liberties Union will celebrate its 100th anniversary. Bill Donohue has written a Ph.D. dissertation on the ACLU as well as two books: The Politics of the American Civil Liberties Union (with a preface by Aaron Wildavsky) and Twilight of Liberty: The Legacy of the ACLU. The former was published in 1985 [...]

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WHY DOES CNN HATE THE CATHOLIC CHURCH?

By |2019-12-02T19:11:57+00:00December 2nd, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a CNN story on the Catholic Church: In the more than 26 years I have spent at the Catholic League, never have I read a more irresponsible, and just plain dumb, report on clergy sexual abuse in the Catholic Church until I read the CNN Interactive report, "Pedophile Priests [...]

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BLOOMBERG BOMBS ON KEY SOCIAL ISSUES

By |2019-11-27T13:35:59+00:00November 26th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Michael Bloomberg's record on key social issues: It was New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani who turned New York around after the disastrous administration of his predecessor, David Dinkins, and it is a credit to Michael Bloomberg that he continued the quality of life improvements instituted by Giuliani. But [...]

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NBC SURVEY OF CHURCH EMPLOYEES IS REVEALING

By |2019-11-26T13:27:19+00:00November 25th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a survey of Catholic workers by NBC: There have been many polls of Catholics, but until now there has not been a survey of those who work for the Catholic Church. NBC has filled that void. Those who work for the Church are listed in the Official Catholic Directory. [...]

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MORE ERRORS BY WCPO CINCINNATI

By |2019-11-25T18:02:28+00:00November 25th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on more revelations about an investigation of the Catholic Church by WCPO Cincinnati: We recently criticized WCPO, the ABC affiliate in Cincinnati, for running a four-part series on Ohio's Catholic dioceses and religious orders. We detailed why it was seriously flawed, and even published a separate account of how duplicitous [...]

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