2014 – October Releases

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WALMART’S CATHOLIC PROBLEM

By |2017-03-20T17:49:39+00:00October 30th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the way Walmart is responding to complaints about its Halloween wear: "Fat Girl Costumes" sold by Walmart were the subject of a deep apology and a pledge to rid the store's inventory of such demeaning garb. Yesterday, when Catholics who are on our news release list complained to Walmart about three offensive [...]

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WALMART’S HALLOWEEN BAGGAGE

By |2017-03-20T17:49:53+00:00October 29th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on Halloween costumes sold by Walmart: I would like to dress as an imam on Halloween, but Walmart won't let me. Nor can I come as Muhammad. The online selections also carry no Muslim costumes. What gives? Where is Walmart's sense of humor? When it comes to Jews, Walmart has a sense of [...]

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SETH MEYERS TRASHES EUCHARIST

By |2019-09-19T17:41:47+00:00October 29th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on last night's edition of "Late Night with Seth Meyers" on NBC: "A church in Seattle has filed a lawsuit claiming that the legal marijuana retailer next door is too close to a church," Meyers said. "'It's causing some problems,' said the priest, through a giant mouthful of Communion wafers. [Talking as if [...]

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SHARI SONG UNFAZED BY BIGOTRY

By |2017-03-20T17:49:53+00:00October 28th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on how Shari Song, the Democratic candidate for a state senate seat in Washington, is reacting to bigotry: Shari Song's tolerance for intolerance is stunning. The man she is running against, Mark Miloscia, is the victim of rank anti-Catholicism, and she is taking it in stride. Some Democratic operatives tried to whip up [...]

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TAKING LIBERTIES WITH JESUS’ MOTHER

By |2017-03-20T17:49:53+00:00October 28th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on last night's episode of the CW show, "Jane the Virgin": It was too hard for Hollywood to resist. After delivering a subtle pro-life message in earlier episodes, the writers for "Jane the Virgin" got around to exploiting Our Blessed Mother in the third installment. The show is based on the premise that [...]

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ANTI-CATHOLIC POLITICAL AD IN WASHINGTON ST.

By |2017-03-20T17:49:53+00:00October 27th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on an anti-Catholic political ad in the state of Washington: Mark Miloscia is a former Democratic state legislator in Washington who switched to the Republican party because of his dismay with the way Democrats treat people of faith. The former Southerner had no idea just how hateful some in his former party are, [...]

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MARRIAGE AMENDMENT NEEDED NOW

By |2019-09-19T17:42:15+00:00October 23rd, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue calls for a constitutional marriage amendment: In 2004, Barack Obama said, "I am not a supporter of gay marriage as it has been thrown about...I think that marriage, in the minds of a lot of voters, has a religious connotation." Four years later he commented, "I believe that marriage is the union between a [...]

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DE BLASIO OKAY WITH ANTI-SEMITIC OPERA

By |2017-03-20T17:49:53+00:00October 21st, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's position on "The Death of Klinghoffer," which debuted last night at the Metropolitan Opera: De Blasio defends "The Death of Klinghoffer" on free speech grounds, as if that empties the issue. After all, nothing stops him from also condemning the opera. Others, including the Catholic [...]

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SYNOD COVERAGE FIXATED ON GAYS

By |2017-03-20T17:49:54+00:00October 20th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on media coverage of the Synod of Bishops:  Media coverage of the second week of the Synod of Bishops was extensive. To the media, the number one issue was homosexuality.  Over the past week, Lexis-Nexis posted 278 stories taken from U.S. newspapers and wires on the subject of the synod. Here is the [...]

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SYNOD BISHOPS COMING TOGETHER

By |2017-03-20T17:49:54+00:00October 17th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the unofficial summary of the reports issued by the ten working groups that comprise the Synod of Bishops: The working groups expressed their dismay at the false impression that was given by the interim report. This was understandable given that almost none of them were consulted about it; the document was leaked [...]

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