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UTAH HOUSE SPEAKER OPPOSES CONFESSIONAL BILL

By |2020-01-15T14:47:33+00:00January 14th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the response of the Utah House Speaker to yesterday's news release: Yesterday, we asked those who receive our emails to contact the Utah Speaker of the House, Rep. Brad Wilson. We need his help in opposing a bill by his Democrat colleague, Rep. Angela Romero, who would gut the [...]

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SECULAR ELITES LIKE HBO’S “THE NEW POPE”

By |2020-01-14T13:56:02+00:00January 13th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the HBO film, "The New Pope," which starts tonight: HBO previously treated us to "The Young Pope," and tonight it is ready to roll out its new mini-series, "The New Pope." We have been tracking what the New York Times and the Washington Post have been saying about the [...]

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CONFESSIONAL SEAL AT RISK IN UTAH

By |2020-01-13T14:34:30+00:00January 13th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a bill that targets the Confessional seal: Utah Rep. Angela Romero, a Democrat, is sponsoring a bill that would gut the seal of Confession. She maintains that it is necessary because priests learn of the sexual abuse of minors in confession and do not report this to the authorities. [...]

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GEORGE CONWAY WANTS TO DIVIDE CHRISTIANS

By |2020-01-10T20:30:55+00:00January 10th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a video that seeks to divide Christians: George Conway, the man whom no one would know of were it not for his successful wife, hates President Trump. Few care. But we do care when his mania seeks to drive a wedge between Catholics and evangelicals. That is exactly what [...]

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BLOOMBERG MEDIA TARGET CATHOLIC CHURCH

By |2020-01-09T20:39:23+00:00January 9th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an article that questions the Catholic Church's strategy in handling abuse claims: On January 8, Bloomberg News published a lengthy article by Josh Saul titled, "The Catholic Church's Strategy to Limit Payouts to Abuse Victims." While much of what he said is not questionable, the unstated premise deserves a [...]

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WHY ARE THE BOY SCOUTS BEING SUED?

By |2020-01-07T18:52:36+00:00January 7th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on lawsuits filed against the Boy Scouts of America: Several states have passed laws suspending the statute of limitations for crimes involving the sexual abuse of minors; they provide for a look-back period, usually 1-3 years, where offenses that previously were time barred can be filed. In those states that [...]

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FLORIDA CBS AFFILIATE APOLOGIZES

By |2020-01-07T17:48:49+00:00January 7th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how WTSP St. Petersburg responded to our news release yesterday: On January 6, we issued a news release on WTSP, the CBS affiliate in St. Petersburg, for posting on its website a misleading headline in a story about a Protestant bishop charged with battering a child. The headline said, [...]

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FLORIDA CBS AFFILIATE MISLEADS VIEWERS

By |2020-01-07T13:14:48+00:00January 6th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a story that recently aired on a CBS affiliate in Florida: On January 3, the CBS affiliate in St. Petersburg, Florida, WTSP, posted on its website a news story that read, "Former Sarasota Bishop Charged with Sexually Battering Child." It was about a former bishop at the Westcoast Center [...]

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WHAT’S GOING ON AT THE ASSOCIATED PRESS?

By |2020-01-06T18:14:00+00:00January 6th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the latest attack by the Associated Press (AP) on the Catholic Church: Something is going on at AP that needs to stop. There is a concerted effort on the part of this American wire service to smear the Catholic Church. This is the third time in the past three [...]

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PLAYING FAVORITES WITH TWO POPES

By |2020-01-06T13:24:25+00:00January 3rd, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on reaction to Pope Francis' altercation with a woman on New Year's Eve as he walked a line of greeters: The pope slapped an Asian woman twice on the hand and walked away in a fit of anger. That much is indisputable. Why he did it and what it means [...]

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