2016 – January Releases

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A TOUGH WEEK FOR SECULARISTS

By |2017-03-20T17:47:17+00:00January 28th, 2016|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on some setbacks for secular activists: It's been a tough week for secular activists, with advances for religious freedom and school choice, and a new Pew Research survey showing a majority of Americans want a religious believer as president. In Kentucky, a federal judge ruled that the state could not deny a sales [...]

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CANDIDATES LOVE “GOD TALK”

By |2019-09-19T16:20:17+00:00January 27th, 2016|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the presidential candidates and religion: Looks like they've all discovered "God talk." This includes Bernie Sanders, a devout secularist. He eschews religious ties, though even he says, "I think everyone believes in God in their own way." Hillary Clinton, who has never been known for her strong religious convictions, told a tiny [...]

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JERRY FALWELL Jr. CHOOSES TRUMP

By |2017-03-20T17:47:17+00:00January 26th, 2016|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the endorsement of Donald Trump by Jerry Falwell Jr.: Good for Donald Trump—he has Jerry Falwell Jr. in his corner. I do not know the president of Liberty University but I knew his father; we had a cordial relationship. Now that Trump has lined up his support among evangelical notables, perhaps he [...]

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“CRUX” MISREPORTS POPE’S WORDS

By |2017-03-20T17:47:19+00:00January 26th, 2016|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on what "Crux" reported yesterday: Any media outlet devoted to Catholicism is expected to accurately report what the pope says. Unfortunately, the Vatican correspondent for "Crux," Inés San Martín, says that Pope Francis told an audience of Christians yesterday that he "asked for forgiveness for Catholic persecution of other Christian churches," and that [...]

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TRUMP’S SPOKESWOMAN MUST APOLOGIZE

By |2017-03-20T17:47:19+00:00January 25th, 2016|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on a remark made by Donald Trump's national spokeswoman, Katrina Pierson: On December 18, 2011, Katrina Pierson sent the following tweet: "Just saw a commercial from Catholic Church stating that Catholic Church was started by Jesus. I bet they believe that too." No one makes a comment like this without harboring an animus [...]

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BILL MAHER OFFENDS YET AGAIN

By |2017-03-20T17:47:19+00:00January 25th, 2016|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on Bill Maher's latest assault on decency: When serial anti-Catholic bigots Bill Maher and Seth MacFarlane get together, it is a sure fire recipe for new lows in tastelessness. And that's what we got on HBO last Friday night, as MacFarlane appeared on "Real Time with Bill Maher." "...you're so lucky that you [...]

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ABORTION SURVIVORS MATTER

By |2017-03-20T17:47:19+00:00January 22nd, 2016|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

In the current issue of Catalyst, the Catholic League journal, Bill Donohue ran an excerpt of testimony given by Melissa Ohden last September before the House Judiciary Committee. Her mother tried to abort her, but the "procedure" failed. In commemoration of the March for Life, we are making available this  selection of what the founder of [...]

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NEBRASKA BISHOPS RIP GENDER IDEOLOGY

By |2017-03-20T17:47:19+00:00January 20th, 2016|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on a statement issued by Nebraska bishops opposing a gender identity policy pushed by a state organization: The Nebraska National School Activities Association has voted—against the express will of a majority of its districts—to allow transgender participation in high school sports and other activities. The three Nebraska Catholic bishops are opposed to this [...]

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TRUMP VOWS TO “PROTECT CHRISTIANITY”

By |2017-03-20T17:47:19+00:00January 19th, 2016|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on remarks made yesterday by Donald Trump at Liberty University: Trump went on a tear yesterday. "We're going to protect Christianity," he said. This needs to be done because "Christianity is under siege." He noted that in Syria, "if you're Christian, they're chopping heads, they're under siege!" Aside from addressing the "War on [...]

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OSCAR VOTERS LACK DIVERSITY

By |2017-03-20T17:47:19+00:00January 15th, 2016|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the profile of Oscar voters: Al Sharpton is angry that for two years in a row, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences did not nominate any black actors. "Hollywood is like the Rocky Mountains," he said, "the higher up you get the whiter it gets." He added that Hollywood has [...]

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