2016 – February Releases

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VATICAN ABUSE POLICY STILL MISREPORTED

By |2017-03-20T17:47:16+00:00February 16th, 2016|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue points out that some in the media are still misreporting the Vatican's policy on priestly sexual abuse: Last week, several media outlets reported that the Vatican had adopted a new policy on sexual abuse, attributing the new position to Msgr. Tony Anatrella. The French priest was accurately quoted as saying that the clergy were [...]

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IS DONALD TRUMP ANTI-CATHOLIC?

By |2017-03-20T17:47:16+00:00February 12th, 2016|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the hypocrisy of some of those accusing Donald Trump of being anti-Catholic: The Catholic League never condemns anyone for expressing disagreement, in a reasonable manner, with a public policy position taken by the Catholic Church or a Church leader. Thus we have no reason to condemn Donald Trump for simply expressing his [...]

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MEDIA DISTORT VATICAN POLICY ON ABUSE

By |2017-03-20T17:47:16+00:00February 11th, 2016|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on media distortions of Vatican policy on abuse reporting: A statement by one French monsignor during a training course for new bishops is being interpreted by some major media outlets as if it were an official Vatican document. It is nothing of the sort. In a presentation that he made to some bishops, [...]

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NEW YORK TIMES LECTURES VATICAN

By |2017-03-20T17:47:16+00:00February 11th, 2016|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on an editorial in today's New York Times: The New York Times slammed the Vatican today for not doing enough about priestly sexual abuse. It offers not one piece of evidence that the Church has turned its back on victims, nor does it provide data that this problem—which occurred mostly between 1965 and [...]

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ANNUAL REPORT NOW AVAILABLE

By |2017-03-20T17:47:16+00:00February 11th, 2016|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

The Catholic League's 2015 Annual Report on Anti-Catholicism is now available. It covers anti-Catholic incidents that occurred over the past year emanating from several sources: activist organizations, the arts, education, government, and the media. Included are three special sections: "The Charlie Hebdo Controversy," "The Papal Visit," and "The War on Christmas." An executive summary provides an [...]

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BIASED REPORTING ON EX-PRIEST

By |2017-03-20T17:47:16+00:00February 11th, 2016|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on media bias in stories about an ex-priest: John Feit was arrested this week for killing a young woman in 1960. The only newsworthy aspect of this story is that he is an ex-priest. AP, CNN, NBC, as well as many other media outlets, accurately referred to Feit as an ex-priest. But not [...]

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VATICAN REMOVES SHADY PANEL MEMBER

By |2017-03-20T17:47:16+00:00February 9th, 2016|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the Vatican's suspension of one of the members of its commission on priestly sexual abuse: The Vatican has announced that Peter Saunders, one of two representatives of abuse victims on its Commission for the Protection of Minors, has been suspended from the commission. Saunders refuses to go quietly, however, saying only Pope [...]

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NARAL LIVID OVER DORITOS AD

By |2017-03-20T17:47:16+00:00February 8th, 2016|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the way the pro-abortion group, NARAL, responded to the Doritos ad that aired during the Super Bowl: The Doritos ad that showed an ultrasound picture of the baby carried by the baby's mother was condemned by NARAL for "humanizing the fetus." It did just that. What else could it have done? In [...]

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U.N. SEES ABORTION AS ANSWER TO ZIKA VIRUS

By |2017-03-20T17:47:16+00:00February 5th, 2016|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on remarks made by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein: No need to worry about pregnant women transmitting the Zika virus to their children—just kill the kids. That's the way the U.N. Commissioner for Human Rights sees it. Correction: Zeid is the "High" Commissioner. Zeid wants restrictive [...]

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