2013 – February Releases

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ACCUSED PRIESTS AND RABBIS

By |2017-03-20T17:51:33+00:00February 20th, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue addresses accused priests and rabbis: Today, the New York Times has a story on a Bridgeport priest who was arrested, Msgr. Kevin Wallin; it is the second story on him. So far this year, two New York rabbis have been arrested, each meriting one story in the Times: Rabbi Yoel Malik was arrested on [...]

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“HOW TO SURVIVE A PLAGUE” OSCAR BOUND?

By |2017-03-20T17:51:33+00:00February 20th, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on a documentary nominated for an Oscar: In their classic work, After the Ball: How America Will Conquer Its Fear and Hatred of Gays in the 90s, Marshall Kirk and Hudson Madsen, both homosexual, said that most problems in the gay community are attributable to a rejection of morality. The most common effect [...]

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MAHER AND SNL GET DIRTY

By |2017-03-20T17:51:33+00:00February 19th, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on Friday night’s “Real Time” show with Bill Maher, and the “Saturday Night Live” episode that aired the next night: It was quite a weekend for the haters. Speaking of Pope Benedict XVI, Maher said, “Benedict told them he was going to resign because the Church needs a fresh young face. Somewhere other [...]

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UNSOLICITED ADVICE SURGES

By |2017-03-20T17:51:33+00:00February 15th, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on reaction to the pope’s resignation: The decision of Pope Benedict XVI to retire has elicited a surge of unsolicited advice on how the Catholic Church must change. Paradoxically, most of it is coming from those who are not exactly connected to the Church: we are hearing from ex-Catholics, those with one foot [...]

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ILLINOIS STATE SEN. SANDOVAL’S RANT

By |2017-03-20T17:51:33+00:00February 15th, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on remarks made yesterday by Illinois State Senator Martin Sandoval on the floor of the Illinois Senate: Senator Sandoval, a Catholic, voted in favor of gay marriage yesterday. Although that puts him at odds with the Church’s teachings, it is certainly something he is entitled to do. What he is not entitled to [...]

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LETTERMAN, THE POPE, AND HIS SHRINK

By |2017-03-20T17:51:33+00:00February 14th, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on David Letterman’s latest cheap shots: On February 11 and 13, David Letterman got a little too cute for us. We didn’t say anything on Tuesday about Monday night’s shots, but when spliced together with last night’s, it suggests a disturbing pattern. On Monday, after twice saying the pope has “a chronic neck [...]

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ASSESSING THE POPE’S RECORD

By |2019-09-19T19:01:30+00:00February 14th, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Garry Wills [ex-seminarian]: “What we really need are no priests.” James Carroll [ex-priest]: The pope “has seen only a solemn obligation to defend the church.” [Italic added.] Richard Sipe [ex-priest]: “Certainly, he did a lot, but it was all reactionary.” [Italic added.] Daniel Maguire [ex-priest]: The “scandal of the papacy [is] one of the last absolute [...]

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“ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT” SMEARS POPE

By |2017-03-20T17:51:33+00:00February 13th, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on last night’s edition of “Entertainment Tonight” (ET): Pope bashers are coming out of the woodwork, so it is hard to keep up with all of them. But the vile hit piece on the pope that aired on ET is clearly one of the worst. “The Pope’s Past” begins with correspondent Brian Ross [...]

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OHIO CATHOLIC SCHOOL OFFICIAL FIRED

By |2017-03-20T17:51:34+00:00February 13th, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the firing of an Ohio Catholic high school dean of students for supporting gay marriage on his blog: ABC News is breaking out all over with its hot story about a Catholic official from Purcell Marian High School who was fired for rejecting Catholic teachings on marriage and the family. Now, of [...]

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ANNUAL REPORT NOW AVAILABLE

By |2017-03-20T17:51:34+00:00February 13th, 2013|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

The Catholic League’s 2012 Annual Report on Anti-Catholicism is now available. This comprehensive report documents incidents of anti-Catholicism that emerged last year from many different segments of society: activist organizations; the arts; business and the workplace; education; government; and the media. There is also a miscellaneous section, a sampling of offensive cartoons, and a reprint of [...]

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