2015 – May Releases

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“AN ACT OF GOD” CHARMS THE AUDIENCE

By |2017-03-20T17:48:09+00:00May 29th, 2015|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on reviews of "An Act of God," a play that opened on Broadway last night: What's not to like about another religion-bashing Broadway play? Studio 54, home of drug addicts, tramps, and celebrities in the 1970s, is the perfect venue for this gay-happy play starring Jim Parsons. Dressed in a white robe and [...]

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CHIMPS HAVE A RIGHT TO “BODILY LIBERTY”

By |2017-03-20T17:48:09+00:00May 28th, 2015|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on a court hearing yesterday before a New York State judge that considered the rights of chimpanzees: Steven M. Wise is the president of the Nonhuman Rights Project and he believes that apes should be granted identical rights to most humans. I say most humans because his expansive idea of rights does not [...]

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HORACE MANN REPORT DISCOUNTS GAY ROLE

By |2017-03-20T17:48:09+00:00May 27th, 2015|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the report released today on sexual abuse at Horace Mann School, an elite private school in New York City: The Horace Mann sexual abuse scandal has much in common with the one in the Catholic Church: a) the abuse took place mostly between the mid-1960s and the mid-1980s b) little or nothing [...]

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RUBIO: CATECHISM MAY BE BRANDED “HATE SPEECH”

By |2017-03-20T17:48:11+00:00May 26th, 2015|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on remarks made today by Sen. Marco Rubio: Sen. Rubio told Rev. Pat Robertson that anyone who supports traditional marriage is being labeled "a homophobe and a hater." He said "the next step is to argue that the teachings of mainstream Christianity, the Catechism of the Catholic Church, is hate speech...." Rubio does [...]

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U.N. REFUSES TO PUNISH SEX OFFENDERS

By |2017-03-20T17:48:11+00:00May 21st, 2015|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue wrote a letter today to U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on the refusal of the United Nations to punish sexual abuse committed by its peacekeeping missions. He wants the U.N. to either implement its "zero tolerance" policy, adopted in 2004, or to stop all proceedings against the Holy See on this issue. To read [...]

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HEBDO CARTOONIST LEAVES MAGAZINE

By |2017-03-20T17:48:13+00:00May 19th, 2015|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the decision by Renald Luzier, the Charlie Hebdo cartoonist known as Luz, to leave the magazine: Luz is sure to be hailed for his courageous career poking fun at religious figures. This is twice wrong: he is a coward and a pornographer, just like his co-workers. After the Paris murders last January, [...]

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GOOD RIDDANCE TO LETTERMAN

By |2017-03-20T17:48:13+00:00May 18th, 2015|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

David Letterman's last appearance on "The Late Show" is May 20. We're delighted to see him exit. Letterman's departure is being treated by the Hollywood crowd as a signature moment in television history. But no fair-minded person could ever come to that conclusion. Quite simply, the man is an anti-Catholic bigot. If anyone doubts this to [...]

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LOUIS C.K. HAS CHILD RAPE ON HIS MIND

By |2017-11-10T21:39:00+00:00May 18th, 2015|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on remarks by Louis C.K. made on the last episode of "Saturday Night Live": "Child molesters are very tenacious people," Louis C.K. told the SNL audience. "They love molesting childs [sic]—it's crazy. It's like their favorite thing! It's so crazy, because when you consider the risk in being a child molester...there is no [...]

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OBAMA NEEDS A REALITY CHECK

By |2017-03-20T17:48:14+00:00May 15th, 2015|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on remarks made by President Obama this week at Georgetown University: Much of what President Obama said about poverty was insightful and accurate, but he made some statements that deserve a rejoinder. President Obama clearly understands, intellectually, the need for character formation and the role that values play in accounting for social mobility. [...]

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VIACOM’S OFFENSIVE “SACRED HEART” AD

By |2017-03-20T17:48:14+00:00May 14th, 2015|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on a New York City advertising campaign by Viacom that is offensive to Catholics: Viacom has long been known for its anti-Catholic fare on Comedy Central and other networks. We've dealt with them many times, both before and after their split with CBS. And I treasure the letters from head honcho Sumner Redstone [...]

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