2014 – October Releases

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CONFUSION OVER SYNOD REPORT MOUNTS

By |2017-03-20T17:49:54+00:00October 15th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on growing confusion over the Synod of Bishops Interim Report: Catholics from all walks of life have contacted us seeking clarity over the proceedings of the Synod of Bishops. Here are some key points. Media coverage has focused heavily on remarks made about homosexuals, though in the daily Vatican briefings that preceded the [...]

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IS “BLUE BLOODS” COMMITTING SUICIDE?

By |2017-03-20T17:49:54+00:00October 14th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the October 10 episode of "Blue Bloods"; it stars Tom Selleck as police commissioner Frank Reagan: We've been impressed with the underlying positive message of "Blue Bloods" over the years, as well as its welcome treatment of Catholicism. But after last Friday's show, we're now wondering whether CBS is turning on its [...]

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SYNOD INTERIM REPORT STIRS CONTROVERSY

By |2017-03-20T17:49:54+00:00October 14th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the interim report by the Synod of Bishops: This is an interim report, and even when it is completed next week, it will not be definitive. That will not happen until next year when the synod meets. Still, this report has elicited much controversy, with more to come. The midterm report tries [...]

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APOLOGISTS FOR MUSLIM VIOLENCE

By |2017-03-20T17:49:54+00:00October 9th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on apologists for Muslim violence: In the wake of an enfeebled attempt by Ben Affleck, Rosie O'Donnell, and Whoopi Goldberg—all Catholic bashers—rising to the defense of Muslims accused of barbarism, we now have the spectacle of Nicholas Kristof, a relentless Catholic critic, saying in the New York Times that Muslims had nothing to [...]

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ANAL SEX THRILLS “MINDY”

By |2017-03-20T17:49:54+00:00October 8th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Last night's episode of "The Mindy Project," a Fox show, opened with an implied sex scene involving Dr. Mindy Lahiri (played by Mindy Kaling) and Danny Castellano (played by Chris Messina); it was titled, "I Slipped!" The room is dark and there is moaning. Here is how the script unfurls: Mindy: "Oh my God, Danny, this [...]

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TREATING FR. GROESCHEL FAIRLY

By |2019-09-19T18:08:50+00:00October 6th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the death of Fr. Benedict Groeschel: Fr. Groeschel was one of the most courageous and honorable priests I ever met. His passing is a great loss. His death has not occasioned the plaudits he deserves. No doubt it has much to do with his much misunderstood statements from 2012 where he commented [...]

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BEN AFFLECK DISCOVERS BIGOTRY

By |2017-03-20T17:49:55+00:00October 6th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on remarks made by Ben Affleck on the October 3rd episode of "Real Time with Bill Maher," an HBO show: Last month, Bill Maher had to educate Charlie Rose about the lethal differences between Islam and Christianity, and on Friday he had to educate Ben Affleck. A debate ensued between atheist author Sam [...]

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NEW YORK TIMES AND RELIGIOUS PROFILING

By |2019-09-19T18:09:20+00:00October 2nd, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue accuses the New York Times of religious profiling: The New York Times has a story today about the Diocese of Harrisburg's decision to ban high school boys from competing against girls in school wrestling. This is the second day in a row that the Times has covered this story, and there is nothing new [...]

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CATHOLIC SCHOOL ATHLETICS AND SEXUALITY

By |2017-03-20T17:49:55+00:00October 1st, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on two issues bedeviling Catholic schools: The divide between Catholic sexual ethics and secular sexual ethics is being played out in Pennsylvania and Minnesota in a dramatic way. The New York Times reports today that the Diocese of Harrisburg has adopted a policy barring boys on high school wrestling teams from competing with [...]

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