2014 – August Releases

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HHS MANDATE REVISIONS FAIL TO SATISFY

By |2017-03-20T17:49:58+00:00August 25th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the latest revisions to the HHS mandate: On Friday, the Obama administration announced new revisions to its HHS mandate that requires Catholic institutions to pay for abortion-inducing drugs as part of their health plans. The federal government revealed that it considers these new rules  a "work around" for groups that object to [...]

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CALIFORNIA CATHOLIC UNIVERSITIES COMPROMISED

By |2017-03-20T17:49:58+00:00August 22nd, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on a decision by the administration of California Governor Jerry Brown forcing Catholic universities to pay for abortion in their health plans: Governor Brown and his administration caved into requests from pro-abortion groups and reversed an earlier decision that allowed Santa Clara and Loyola Marymount universities to exclude coverage for "elective" abortions in [...]

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“BLACK MASS” NIXED IN OKLAHOMA CITY

By |2017-03-20T17:49:58+00:00August 22nd, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

There was to be a "Black Mass" performance at the Oklahoma City Civic Center on September 21, using a consecrated Host. But after Oklahoma City Archbishop Paul Coakley succeeded in getting a judge to issue a restraining order, on the grounds that the Host had been stolen, the attorney for the Satanic group returned the Host [...]

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KANSAS CITY STAR TARGETS BISHOP FINN AGAIN

By |2017-03-20T17:50:11+00:00August 20th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the latest assault by the Kansas City Star on Kansas City-St. Joseph Bishop Robert Finn: Last week a judge agreed with the finding of an arbitrator that Bishop Finn violated a 2008 agreement mandating that suspected child abuse be reported immediately to the authorities. The Kansas City Star says it is "still [...]

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NUN PERFORMS ABORTION ON TV SHOW

By |2017-03-20T17:50:11+00:00August 18th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the August 15 episode of "The Knick," a Cinemax TV show (the parent company is Time Warner): Sister Harriet, a nurse who runs an orphanage, visits an Irish Catholic woman, Nora, who wants an abortion. The woman doesn't want her husband to find out. Sister Harriet: "Your husband will know nothing of [...]

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VATICAN OKAYS FORCE IN MIDDLE EAST

By |2017-03-20T17:50:11+00:00August 15th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the Vatican's response to the Islamic State terrorists: The Catholic Church's just-war doctrine allows for a military response to grave conflicts, provided that several criteria are operative. The Vatican has made it clear that the mass murder being committed by Islamic State terrorists meets that standard.   No one has been more [...]

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NIENSTEDT’S FOES GETTING DESPERATE

By |2017-03-20T17:50:11+00:00August 12th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on Minnesota Public Radio's (MPR) latest attempt to discredit St. Paul and Minneapolis Archbishop John Nienstedt: Those waging war on Archbishop Nienstedt are losing ground, and they know it. In a contrived attempt to keep the flame alive, MPR is now charging that "New Documents Show Falsehoods in Nienstedt Testimony." But as with [...]

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THERE CAN BE ONLY ONE MIDDLE EAST VICTOR

By |2017-03-20T17:50:11+00:00August 11th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on conditions in the Middle East: After months of carnage committed by Muslim extremists, there is finally some blowback. The decision by President Obama to provide military and humanitarian aid comes late, but it is never too late to save innocent lives. Children are being beheaded, entire villages are being ransacked, Christian shrines [...]

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HIP “BLACK JESUS” TV SHOW AIRS

By |2017-03-20T17:50:11+00:00August 8th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the premiere episode of "Black Jesus," which aired last night on the Cartoon Network: We have long taken the position that portraying Jesus as black is fine with the Catholic League, and indeed we find it silly that anyone would object. The Jesus character in this show is a mixed bag: He [...]

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CATHOLIC-BASHING PLAY BOMBS

By |2017-03-20T17:50:11+00:00August 8th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on "Doubtless," a play by Albert Innaurato; it is being performed in New York City: "Doubtless" started August 4 and it closes August 30. It is easy to ignore—the theatre has 98 seats—but given that Innaurato has solid credentials, we decided to address his latest attack on the Catholic Church. The play's name [...]

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