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GEORGETOWN’S PITIFUL CONFERENCE ON ABUSE

By |2019-11-08T14:41:52+00:00November 8th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a report released this week on a conference on clergy sexual abuse: On June 14-15, over 50 persons, most of whom were Catholic, assembled at Georgetown University for an event titled, "National Convening on Lay Leadership for a Wounded Church and Divided Nation." It was organized by the Initiative [...]

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DEFINING RACISM DOWN

By |2019-11-07T13:25:38+00:00November 6th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the way racism has been politicized: Racism, true racism, is being devalued, and nothing contributes to its dumbing-down more than its promiscuous invocation. Being called a racist is by now so common that it has lost its sting. Indeed, the very concept of racism is increasingly irrelevant. For example, [...]

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ATHEISTS WHO ARE HATERS

By |2019-11-07T13:25:46+00:00November 5th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the work of the Freedom From Religion Foundation: When I studied at New York University for my undergraduate degree, no one had a greater influence on me than Sidney Hook. Hook was one of the most brilliant political philosophers of the 20th century. He started as a Marxist and [...]

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DENVER POST’S SELECTIVE INTEREST IN SEX ABUSE

By |2019-11-04T17:02:16+00:00November 4th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on recent articles in the Denver Post on sexual abuse: The sexual abuse of minors has always been a problem, of varying degrees, in settings where adults interact with pre-teens and teenagers. Today, there is no institution in the nation that has less of a problem with this offense than [...]

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WILL OUR CULTURE WAR BECOME A CIVIL WAR?

By |2019-11-01T14:05:17+00:00November 1st, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a recent poll showing how divided the nation is: On October 23, the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service Battleground Civility Poll revealed that two-thirds of Americans believe the U.S. is on the edge of civil war. This was true across the board: sex, age, race, geography, ideology—it [...]

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DUCK RIGHTS, SI, KIDS’ RIGHTS, NO

By |2019-10-31T19:21:12+00:00October 31st, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on New York City's ban of foie gras: The New York City Council has banned the sale of foie gras, saying it involves animal cruelty; ducks are force-fed to ensure fattened livers. It joins California in making the sale illegal. Carlina Rivera sponsored the legislation in New York. She says [...]

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EPISCOPALIAN PRIEST CROSSES THE LINE

By |2019-10-30T19:12:30+00:00October 30th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an Episcopalian priest who is interfering in Catholic Church matters: Religious leaders abide by an unspoken rule not to stick their noses into the affairs of another religion. This has been violated by Episcopalian priest Rev. Nathan Empsall. He is lecturing Catholics on the Church's teachings on Holy Communion. [...]

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PETITION DRIVE IN SUPPORT OF BILL BARR

By |2019-10-30T19:12:21+00:00October 30th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a campaign to silence Attorney General William Barr: Faithful America, a radical secularist entity, has initiated an ethics complaint against Attorney General William Barr. It is asking the Justice Department's Inspector General and Office of Professional Responsibility to investigate Barr for allegedly violating his duty to guarantee religious liberty. [...]

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FOX HOST CRITICIZES PRIEST FOR DENYING BIDEN

By |2019-10-29T20:01:25+00:00October 29th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the reaction to a priest who denied Joe Biden Holy Communion: Joe Biden, a self-proclaimed Catholic, was denied Holy Communion by a South Carolina priest because of his pro-abortion convictions. "Fox & Friends" host Brian Kilmeade criticized the priest for doing so. Kilmeade, who is Catholic, decried the decision [...]

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WASHINGTON POST FAILS TO CREDIT THE CHURCH

By |2019-10-28T15:52:25+00:00October 28th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an editorial in the Washington Post: The October 26 editorial in the Washington Post did not give the Catholic Church the credit it deserves on how it has handled clergy sexual abuse. We do not take issue with its criticism of the way the Vatican has dealt with former [...]

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