2015 – April Releases

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BISHOP ROBERT FINN RESIGNS

By |2017-03-20T17:48:38+00:00April 21st, 2015|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the resignation of Kansas City-St. Joseph Bishop Robert Finn: In 2012, Bishop Finn was found guilty of a misdemeanor for failing to report Fr. Shawn Ratigan to the authorities once he learned of sexually explicit images of minors on his computer. The Catholic League defended him against his critics, some of whom [...]

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LESS THAN 1% OF PRIESTS CREDIBLY ACCUSED

By |2017-03-20T17:48:38+00:00April 20th, 2015|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the results of the latest annual survey of clergy sexual abuse conducted by Georgetown University's Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate: Never before has there been better news about clergy sexual abuse, and never have the media been more quiet about it. Between July 1, 2013 and June 30, 2014, there [...]

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SAN FRANCISCO UPDATE

By |2017-03-20T17:48:38+00:00April 20th, 2015|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the controversy over a proposed faculty handbook in the Archdiocese of San Francisco: Over the weekend, I spoke to San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone. He is very much in command of the situation, and appreciates the support of the Catholic League and many other lay Catholics. Given his leadership, it is not [...]

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KENNETH WHITEHEAD, R.I.P.

By |2017-03-20T17:48:38+00:00April 20th, 2015|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Long-time member of the Catholic League's board of directors, Kenneth Whitehead, died of cancer on April 16. He was a prolific author, activist, diplomat, government administrator, and linguist; he also translated many books from French and German to English. Ken authored, or co-authored, 27 books, ranging in subject from the Second Vatican Council to Catholic higher [...]

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ARCHBISHOP CORDILEONE WINS CATHOLIC SUPPORT

By |2017-03-20T17:48:39+00:00April 17th, 2015|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the latest attacks on San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone: A motley group of malcontents, dissidents, and outsiders are waging war on Archbishop Cordileone. Their latest salvo was an ad in yesterday's San Francisco Chronicle asking the pope to remove the archbishop. They opened fire on him precisely because they were blown off [...]

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IBM ATTACKS RELIGIOUS LIBERTY

By |2017-03-20T17:48:39+00:00April 17th, 2015|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue replies to IBM's assault on religious liberty: Corporate behemoth IBM wants to join the culture war. Welcome, though it may regret doing so. No one knew how anti-Christian IBM had become until it unleashed its fury against a religious-liberty bill in Louisiana. Its governor, Bobby Jindal, is a practicing Catholic, and he plans to [...]

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OUTSIDERS ATTACK CATHOLIC SCHOOLS

By |2017-03-20T17:48:39+00:00April 16th, 2015|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on several campaigns against Catholic schools: We never hear of attempts by outsiders to dictate to Jews how to run their yeshivas. The same is true of the increasing number of Islamic schools: no one tells Muslims what their employment policies should be. The same is not true of Catholic schools. In San [...]

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POPE AND DEMOCRATS PART WAYS

By |2017-03-20T17:48:39+00:00April 15th, 2015|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on remarks made by Pope Francis and Debbie Wasserman Schultz: Killing a 7-pound baby is not only okay, it is an expression of "personal liberty." That is what the head of the Democratic National Committee, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, told Wolf Blitzer. The CNN host asked if "it's okay, from your perspective, to kill [...]

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ANOTHER BASELESS ATTACK ON PIUS XII

By |2019-09-19T17:30:58+00:00April 14th, 2015|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on an article by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach posted yesterday online at observer.com attacking Pope Pius XII: Rabbi Boteach's piece trotted out the discredited thesis that Pope Pius XII was "silent" during the Holocaust. In actual fact, the pope did more to save Jews from the Nazis than any other religious leader in the [...]

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POPE CITES ARMENIA GENOCIDE

By |2017-03-20T17:48:39+00:00April 13th, 2015|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the remarks made yesterday by Pope Francis: There are two good reasons why Pope Francis chose to address the genocide of the Armenian people. First, Armenia was the world's first Christian country. Second, this year marks the centennial of the 20th century's first genocide. It should also be noted that it was [...]

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