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THE POLITICS OF CHILD ABUSE REPORTING

By | 2018-04-12T12:38:44+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the way the media cover child sexual abuse: Media coverage of the sexual abuse of minors has long been biased against the Catholic Church. As virtually everyone knows by now, there is not a single institution in the nation where adults and minors interact on a regular basis that [...]

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THE IGNORANCE OF SETH MEYERS

By | 2018-04-10T16:29:58+00:00 April 10th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on last night's episode of "Late Night with Seth Meyers": Seth Meyers and one of his genius writers, Jenny Hagel, did a number on the Catholic Church last night that showcased their ignorance. Here is the exchange: Meyers: "The Vatican recently refused to host an international women's day conference because [...]

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THE FLAWS IN CNN’S EPISODE ON PIUS XII

By | 2018-04-10T14:34:49+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases, White Papers and Essays|Tags: |

University of Mississippi professor Ronald Rychlak, one of the world's foremost scholars of the Catholic Church's role during the Holocaust, was included in last night's episode of the CNN series on the papacy. He serves on the board of advisors of the Catholic League. He prepared the following assessment of the April 8th edition for the [...]

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CATHOLIC CHURCH ATTENDANCE DROPS

By | 2018-04-09T15:50:58+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a new Gallup poll of Catholics: We knew that younger Catholics were going to church in fewer numbers than in the past, but what is new about this Gallup poll is the decline among older Catholics. Overall, only 39 percent of Catholics say they attend church weekly, and among [...]

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STD RATES HIT RECORD HIGH

By | 2018-04-09T14:22:38+00:00 April 6th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the latest data on sexually transmitted diseases (STDs): The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has declared April to be STD Awareness Month. The latest data show that "STDs are at a record high." Chlamydia is the most common STD; there was a 5 percent increase between 2015 [...]

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PLANNED PARENTHOOD’S ABORTION FIXATION

By | 2018-04-06T12:47:01+00:00 April 5th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards: In her recently published memoir, outgoing Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards says that in January 2017 she and her husband met with Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner. She claims that Kushner floated the idea that if Planned Parenthood stopped providing abortions, federal [...]

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RELIGIOUS SCHOOLS IN NYS MERIT EQUAL TREATMENT

By | 2018-04-06T12:46:55+00:00 April 5th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on New York State's handling of private schools: Earlier this year, the New York State Department of Education said it would issue guidelines on state oversight of private schools. What occasioned this decision were reports of the academically weak curriculum offered by some yeshivas operated by Orthodox Jews. When this [...]

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BIAS PERVADES SOUTHERN POVERTY LAW CENTER

By | 2018-04-05T12:22:17+00:00 April 4th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how bias affects decision making at the Southern Poverty Law Center: Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is regarded by many journalists as the gold standard for information on hate groups. But its record is dotted with inconsistencies—it has itself engaged in hateful discourse against some traditionally minded organizations: branding [...]

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EASTER SPARKED A RASH OF OFFENSES

By | 2018-04-03T15:17:42+00:00 April 2nd, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on some anti-Easter fare disseminated over the past few days: Easter is a joyous day in the Christian calendar, but for those who are either hateful or ignorant, it is also time to mock Christianity. There was a flurry of such examples in the run-up to Easter this year, though [...]

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CHILD VICTIMS ACT FAILS AGAIN

By | 2018-04-03T15:17:51+00:00 April 2nd, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on New York's Child Victims Act: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo included the Child Victims Act in his budget this year and he failed. It was pulled over the weekend. He said he hopes it will succeed legislatively, and if that fails, he hopes to make it a campaign issue [...]

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