2017 – November Releases

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SAN JOSE’S CHRISTMAS TREES UNDER FIRE

By | 2017-11-30T18:40:34+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue discusses a controversy over this year's San Jose Christmas tree display: Every year since the 1950s, San Jose has had a proud record of honoring Christmas with a grand display of Christmas trees. This year, however, a controversy has arisen over some trees. San Jose's Plaza de Cesar Chavez is the [...]

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NYC HEARING ON MONUMENTS WAS DISTURBING

By | 2017-11-30T17:22:49+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on recent public hearings held by the New York City panel authorized to assess the propriety of controversial monuments on public grounds: On November 27, the New York City Mayoral Commission on Art, Monuments, and Markers completed its hearings; they were held in all five boroughs. I testified on Thanksgiving [...]

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OFFENSIVE CHRISTMAS FARE EXPLODES

By | 2017-11-30T13:15:47+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the rash of offensive Christmas fare: It's not even December, and the Christmas haters are already out in force. In addition to those who want to censor Christmas, such as the D.C. Metro Area Transit Agency, there are those who prefer to trash the Christian holiday by using obscene [...]

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SNAP CONTINUES TO LIE

By | 2017-11-30T13:15:40+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on remarks made by the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP): If there is one thing that the leaders of SNAP have had in common over the years, it is their propensity to lie. Barbara Dorris, its leader by default, added to the litany of lies when she [...]

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DC METRO TRANSIT CENSORS CHRISTMAS AD

By | 2017-11-29T13:30:33+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the censoring of a Christmas ad in the District of Columbia: To celebrate Christmas without celebrating Christ makes as much sense as celebrating Veterans Day without celebrating veterans. But don't tell that to the secular sages at the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). WMATA has banned a Christmas [...]

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WAR ON MONUMENTS IS DRIVEN BY HATE

By | 2017-11-29T13:30:22+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue has written an article that examines some neglected historical aspects of the controversy over monuments and statues that has gripped the nation. It will appear in the December edition of the league's journal, Catalyst. To read it, click here. If you like this piece, and are not a member of the [...]

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FRANKEN MUST TAKE HIS OWN MEDICINE

By | 2017-11-28T14:55:28+00:00 November 27th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Sen. Al Franken: Yesterday, Sen. Al Franken broke his silence and did a media tour explaining away his sexual offenses. "I'm looking forward to getting back to work tomorrow," he said. He should instead take some of his own medicine and resign. Five years ago, Franken co-sponsored a bill, [...]

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DONOHUE TESTIFIES ON DOUGLASS STATUE

By | 2017-11-28T14:55:19+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

To read Catholic League president Bill Donohue's November 22 testimony before the New York City Mayoral Advisory Committee on Art, Monuments and Markers, click here. Donohue's statement seeks a reconsideration of the work of Frederick Douglass, the ex-slave turned abolitionist. He wants the public to learn of Douglass' anti-Catholicism, especially his animus against Irish Catholics. Donohue [...]

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POPE SLAMS THREE TYPES OF PERSECUTION

By | 2017-11-28T14:55:09+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the November 22 homily given by Pope Francis: Pope Francis has been consistent in his condemnation of what he calls "ideological colonization," or the attempt by developed nations to impose a radical cultural agenda on the poor, including those who live in less developed nations. Such efforts ignore basic [...]

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AMERICAN ATHEISTS SUE OVER FIDO

By | 2017-11-21T17:15:33+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a new lawsuit brought by American Atheists: For the past few years, an animal shelter in Teterboro, New Jersey has posted a note on Facebook saying it was hosting a blessing of animals. The blessing, performed by a Catholic priest, is a tradition in honor of Saint Francis of [...]

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