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PROTESTS, NOT RELIGIOUS SERVICES, OKAY IN NYC

By |2020-06-05T13:56:07+00:00June 5th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on what is allowed and not allowed in New York City during coronavirus: "Anyone who tries to get in the water, they'll be taken right out of the water." That's what New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio recently said about his corona virus policy. Who will take them out [...]

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SCURRILOUS ATTACKS ON BISHOP DIMARZIO

By |2020-06-04T15:37:18+00:00June 4th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on accusations against Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio: Cardinal George Pell of Australia was recently acquitted of sexually abusing minors, accusations that were totally without foundation from the beginning. In this country, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio is now being accused, for the second time, of abusing a minor. In the end, the smart [...]

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BIGOTRY FLARES AMIDST PROTEST

By |2020-06-03T18:49:06+00:00June 3rd, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a rash of anti-Christian assaults: We have the coronavirus pandemic going on at the same time as rioting in the streets of urban America. Though churches had absolutely nothing to do with the killing of George Floyd, they have been targeted by thugs. Anti-Catholic remarks have also aired on [...]

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HYPING POLICE BRUTALITY IS A CRIME

By |2020-06-02T18:42:12+00:00June 2nd, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on police brutality: No one supports police brutality, and when it occurs it must be punished. But listening to media reports recently, the impression being given is that it is a regular occurrence. This is false, malicious, and dangerous. A few days ago, the New York Times ran a piece [...]

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THE CHANGING FACE OF PROTESTING

By |2020-06-02T14:01:26+00:00June 1st, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how protests have changed in America: A protest is a declaration of disapproval. That is what Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. participated in for many years. The worst of what is happening today is not a form of protest—it is an expression of nihilism. In his "Letter from a [...]

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ALBANY FLEXES ANTI-CATHOLIC MUSCLES

By |2020-06-01T13:01:06+00:00May 29th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the New York State legislature's latest extension of the Child Victims Act: The Child Victims Act, which allows for a suspension of the statute of limitations for sexual crimes against minors in New York State, was passed last August by Albany legislators and was set to expire this August. [...]

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PA GOV. SHORTCHANGES CATHOLIC SCHOOLS

By |2020-05-29T15:36:56+00:00May 29th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how Catholic schools are being fleeced in Pennsylvania: In response to COVID-19, Congress unanimously passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act to help states financially. Pennsylvania asked the federal government for $523.8 million in emergency funds to help schools, both public and private. Washington responded by [...]

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EUCHARIST BAN IN MD COUNTY RESCINDED

By |2020-05-29T13:07:10+00:00May 28th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a new development in the controversy over the Eucharist in a Maryland county: A few hours ago, we alerted our supporters about a ban on the Eucharist and sacramental wine that was part of an executive order by Howard County Maryland Executive Calvin Ball. We asked everyone to contact [...]

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EUCHARIST BAN IN MD COUNTY MUST BE REPEALED

By |2020-05-29T13:07:04+00:00May 28th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a ban on the Eucharist in a Maryland county: The Volstead Act, which enforced the 18th Amendment ban on alcohol, allowed for certain exemptions, among them being sacramental wine used by Catholic priests. Howard County Maryland Executive Calvin Ball wants to go beyond Prohibition and ban sacramental wine and [...]

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AMICUS BRIEF FILED IN LANDMARK CASE

By |2020-05-29T13:06:59+00:00May 28th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an amicus brief that was filed yesterday: On May 27, the Catholic League, represented by the Pittsburgh law firm Jones Day, filed an amicus brief with the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to support the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown. The case involves alleged abuse to plaintiff Renee Rice that occurred in the [...]

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