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TWO BIG WINS FOR RELIGIOUS LIBERTY

By |2020-07-08T16:04:43+00:00July 8th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on two Supreme Court decisions handed down today: In the last week of its 2019-2020 term, the U.S. Supreme Court delivered two back-to-back victories for religious liberty; they were both 7-2 decisions. Catholic schools and agencies were the big winners. The Supreme Court ruled in 2012 that religious schools enjoyed [...]

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POLL ON ABORTION IS BAD NEWS FOR BIDEN

By |2020-07-08T12:23:35+00:00July 7th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a Gallup poll on abortion that does not bode well for Joe Biden: A new Gallup survey on abortion reveals that this is an issue that should worry Joe Biden. It found that 24% of Americans say that the candidate they will vote for must share their position on [...]

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ANTI-CATHOLICISM SPIKES IN CALIFORNIA

By |2020-07-06T20:07:40+00:00July 6th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the status of Catholicism in California: Anti-Catholicism is sweeping California. Attacks on Catholic statues, public complaints about Catholics attending Mass, the selective enforcement of executive orders on religious gatherings, and politicians seeking to intimidate priests and bishops, are commonplace. A mob of anti-Catholics celebrated the 4th of July by [...]

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TOPPLING RELIGIOUS STATUES IS VINTAGE LEFT

By |2020-07-02T12:26:56+00:00July 1st, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the destruction of religious statues: The smashing of religious statues is all the rage. While the extent of the vandalism is new, the ideological forces that unleashed it started a generation ago. If there is one date that marks the beginning of this crusade it is January 15, 1987. [...]

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SUPREME COURT AFFIRMS SCHOOL CHOICE

By |2020-06-30T17:12:45+00:00June 30th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a high court decision today on school choice: The U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision written by Chief Justice John Roberts, ruled that a Montana school choice initiative that allows a tax-credit scholarship program to benefit religious schools is constitutional. The state program is voluntary and is funded through [...]

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MAHER PROMOTES BIGOTRY WHILE CONDEMNING IT

By |2020-06-29T16:52:46+00:00June 29th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the latest example of Bill Maher's hypocrisy: On his June 26 show on HBO, Bill Maher made his case against racial bigotry by invoking his liberal credentials. "Liberalism should be about lifting people up," he commented. But he didn't mean it. He said this after he joked about priests [...]

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DE BLASIO AND CUOMO GET CREAMED IN COURT

By |2020-06-29T13:28:22+00:00June 26th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a judicial decision just handed down that is of utmost importance to people of faith: Protesters can take to the streets, some violently, and that is okay by Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo—the mob does not have to abide by social distancing rules—but religious New Yorkers [...]

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CLERGY SEXUAL ABUSE NEAR ZERO PERCENT

By |2020-06-29T13:28:09+00:00June 26th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the latest data on clergy sexual abuse: The United States Conference of Catholic Bishop' Secretariat of Child and Youth Protection has released its audit on clergy sexual abuse that covers the period July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019. During this time, there were 37 allegations made by current [...]

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HUMAN RIGHTS BEGIN WITH RELIGIOUS RIGHTS

By |2020-06-29T13:28:33+00:00June 25th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on reaction to a State Department report on human rights that will soon be released: Early next month, an important State Department report on human rights is expected to be released that will anger left-wing secularists and gay rights advocates. The Commission on Unalienable Rights, which was established by Secretary [...]

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PROTESTERS TOPPLE STATUES OF ST. SERRA

By |2020-06-24T12:21:28+00:00June 22nd, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on protesters who destroyed statues of Saint Junípero Serra: Smashing statues of American icons is all the rage among urban barbarians. Ignorant of history, they are destroying statues of those who were among the most enlightened persons of their time. This includes Father Junípero Serra. The 18th century missionary fought [...]

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