2018 – August Releases

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DEVIL’S ROLE IN CHURCH SCANDAL

By |2018-09-04T13:57:25+00:00August 30th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the devil's role in the current crisis in the Church: When we read that a cardinal asked young seminarians to sleep with him, thus corrupting them before they became ordained, and when we read that a few Pennsylvania priests used sacred objects like the crucifix to molest their victims, [...]

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IT’S MORAL PANIC TIME

By |2018-09-18T20:35:33+00:00August 29th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the moral panic being engendered against the Catholic Church: In the wake of the Pennsylvania grand jury's exclusive focus on sexual abuse by  Catholic clergy, people are coming out of the woodwork with outlandish tales of long-ago horrific abuses at Catholic institutions, and Internet sites such as BuzzFeed are [...]

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BEWARE OF CALLS FOR GRAND JURY PROBES

By |2018-09-04T13:57:26+00:00August 28th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on grand juries investigating sexual abuse:                    In the wake of the Pennsylvania grand jury investigation of the Catholic Church, many states are now weighing probes of their own. To cherry pick the Catholic Church is unjust: If the goal is to [...]

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ANGRY CATHOLICS ARE BEING PLAYED

By |2018-09-04T13:57:26+00:00August 27th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how some Catholics are reacting to news stories about clergy sexual abuse: The twin scandals of the summer of 2018 have taken a toll on Catholics. First we learned of the alleged acts of sexual abuse by (former cardinal) Theodore McCarrick, and then we learned of old cases of [...]

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CHURCH REFORMS ARE WORKING

By |2018-09-04T13:57:26+00:00August 24th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue shows why Church reforms are working: No entity in America today, private or public, has more institutionalized mechanisms in place to check for the sexual abuse of minors than the Catholic Church. That is why in the last two years for which we have data, only .005 percent of the clergy [...]

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INDIANA PRIEST ASSAULTED AT THE ALTAR

By |2018-09-04T13:57:26+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a priest who was attacked in church: Father Basil Hutsko was getting ready to say Mass on Monday morning at St. Michael Byzantine Catholic Church in Merrillville, Indiana (he was praying at the altar) when a man came up behind him and assaulted him. The priest was grabbed by [...]

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CAN’T ARGUE WITH AD HOMINEM ATTACKS

By |2018-08-22T19:02:36+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on reaction to his analysis of the Pennsylvania grand jury report: The outpouring of support and commendation I have received regarding my analysis of the Pennsylvania grand jury report is much appreciated, especially when it comes from priests and bishops. The response has been so positive that it is being [...]

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POPE’S REMARKS ON THE FAMILY AND SEXUALITY

By |2018-08-21T16:48:12+00:00August 21st, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on remarks made by Pope Francis: The World Meeting of Families is underway in Dublin. Pope Francis will speak to the crowd in a few days. While the Holy Father's comments on economic issues, the environment, and migration reflect his more liberal leanings, his statements on marriage, the family, and [...]

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DELIRIOUS REACTIONS TO CHURCH ABUSE

By |2018-08-20T17:27:51+00:00August 20th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the reaction to the Pennsylvania grand jury report on priests: While some Catholics are spinning out of control over cases of sexual abuse committed by the dead and the laicized, MTV will present the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award to Jennifer Lopez on August 21. No one from the [...]

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