2017 – December Releases

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2017 YEAR IN REVIEW

By | 2018-01-02T15:44:59+00:00 December 29th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

The Catholic League's 2017 Year in Review is now available. It contains a brief description of the year's highlights, along with links to sources that provide greater detail. We cover a lot of ground at the Catholic League. Activist organizations, the arts, business and the workplace, education, government, the media—from all parts of the nation—are sources [...]

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FIRST YEAR IN OFFICE: OBAMA AND TRUMP

By | 2018-01-02T14:40:35+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue compares President Barack Obama's first year in office on religious liberty issues to that of President Donald Trump's: There may be no issue which shows how far apart President Barack Obama and President Donald Trump are than religious liberty. The following is a chronological account of important religious liberty issues that [...]

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“CRUCIFIED SANTA” ARTIST EXPLOITS CHRISTMAS

By | 2017-12-27T20:22:20+00:00 December 27th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a portrait of Santa crucified that was shown on Christmas Eve: I recently had an exchange with Robert Cenedella, the artist who created "The Presence of Man"; it depicts Santa crucified. After being mildly critical of his work some 20 years ago, I came to the conclusion that his [...]

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CELEBRATING THEIR FIRST WHITE HOUSE CHRISTMAS: OBAMA AND TRUMP

By | 2017-12-22T16:01:21+00:00 December 22nd, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on White House celebrations: There could not be a greater difference between President Barack Obama's first White House Christmas and President Donald Trump's. Obama did not believe in exchanging Christmas gifts with his family; Trump does so lavishly. The cover story of the July 23, 2008 edition of People magazine [...]

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NEW YORK TIMES’ DUPLICITOUS SEX ABUSE POLICY

By | 2017-12-22T13:21:13+00:00 December 21st, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the sexual abuse policy of the New York Times: Just as we showed the rank hypocrisy of the Boston Globe in its handling of sexual misconduct among its own employees, we will show today the same duplicity on this issue that is evident at the New York Times. New [...]

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“WAR ON CHRISTMAS” DOES NOT LACK FOR EVIDENCE

By | 2017-12-20T18:35:54+00:00 December 20th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on various aspects of the "War on Christmas": The "War on Christmas" began in the 1980s with legal challenges to nativity scenes on public property, and then morphed into a multicultural rage in the 1990s. It peaked around 2005-2008, and then subsided. The anti-Christmas forces are still out there, most [...]

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CARDINAL LAW R.I.P.

By | 2017-12-20T17:07:00+00:00 December 20th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the death of Cardinal Bernard Law: Cardinal Law was a champion of the unborn, a sincere friend of Jews, and a civil rights activist who embraced the cause of African Americans. Sadly, he will also be remembered for presiding over the clergy sexual abuse scandal. Two of the most [...]

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CRUCIFIED SANTA BACK IN NYC GALLERY

By | 2017-12-19T16:36:24+00:00 December 19th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a window display at the Central Park Fine Arts in New York City: Robert Cenedella's "The Presence of Man," a painting of Santa Claus nailed to the Cross hovering over New York City, is now being displayed in the window of the Central Park Fine Arts gallery in New [...]

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BOSTON GLOBE REFUSES TO NAME ABUSERS

By | 2017-12-18T14:23:42+00:00 December 18th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the Boston Globe's practice of keeping confidential the names of employees charged with sexual abuse: In the 1970s, a senior editor at the Boston Globe was known to sexually harass young female workers. He would ply them with alcohol and then make advances. More important, he was not the [...]

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NEW YORK TIMES HIRES NEW FACT CHECKER

By | 2017-12-18T15:31:37+00:00 December 15th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on fact-checking at the New York Times: The New York Times has added a new fact-checker to its staff. Hopefully, the new person will take his job more seriously than his colleagues have. On November 30, I contacted the "Corrections" editor at the New York Times offering proof that there [...]

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