2018 – January Releases

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NYS WEIGHS NEW RULES FOR PRIVATE SCHOOLS

By | 2018-01-31T17:48:21+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on new guidelines for private schools in New York State: There is a proper, but limited, role for government in seeing to it that private schools meet certain academic standards. This is not controversial. Problems begin, however, when oversight slides into meddling. For private schools in New York State, this [...]

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ARCHBISHOP SMEARED AT U.N. EVENT

By | 2018-02-01T15:13:54+00:00 January 30th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue invited University of Mississippi School of Law Professor Ronald Rychlak to address a serious issue at the United Nations. Professor Rychlak has lectured and authored works on Cardinal Stepinac; has written eight books; is a past honoree at the U.S. Holocaust Museum for his work on inter-faith dialogue; is an advisor [...]

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“ALIENIST” GETS CRAZY

By | 2018-01-30T16:32:30+00:00 January 30th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the January 29 edition of the TNT show, "The Alienist": On last night's edition of "The Alienist," there was an exchange between a priest and a doctor—the latter is the wizard, of course—that was priceless. The scene is set in the 1890s in New York City. After some horny [...]

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MAKING CATHOLIC HOSPITALS ILLEGAL

By | 2018-01-30T13:23:10+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a demand that Catholic hospitals be made illegal: An editorial in today's New York Times posits a conflict between religion and healthcare, abortion being the main focus. "Freedom of religion is essential—and so is access to health care," it says. It should have stopped there. Instead, the editorial says [...]

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CONGRESS ASKED TO LAUNCH NEA PROBE

By | 2018-01-29T13:21:48+00:00 January 26th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue is asking the House and Senate Subcommittees of the Interior, Environment and Related Agencies—the unit of the Appropriations Committees that oversees the National Endowment for the Arts—to conduct a probe of the NEA for violating its own funding guidelines. To read it, click here.

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HHS CRITICS GO OFF THE DEEP END

By | 2018-01-23T17:03:36+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how opponents reacted to several new religious freedom initiatives: The Trump administration's Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) took several welcome steps last week to roll back Obama era policies that undermined the conscience rights and religious freedom of health care providers. The effectiveness of these initiatives can [...]

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PRESS CONFERENCE ON “JERRY SPRINGER: THE OPERA”

By | 2018-05-15T21:09:56+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases, Special Reports|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an anti-Christian play that previews on January 23: On January 23, "Jerry Springer: The Opera," a New Group production, will preview at the Pershing Square Signature Center, an off-Broadway venue. That morning, at 9:30 a.m., I will hold a press conference at the National Press Club in Washington D.C., [...]

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HBO REFUSES TO SANCTION MAHER

By | 2018-01-23T17:03:49+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Bill Maher's Friday night show: HBO chief Richard Plepler refuses to sanction Bill Maher, even though he was deluged with a petition in November by outraged Catholics protesting Maher's bigotry. Maher gives most demographic groups a pass, but is pathologically obsessed in his determination to slander all priests. His [...]

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