2018 – March Releases

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NBC’S “JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR” IS FINE

By |2018-04-03T15:15:49+00:00March 29th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the NBC Easter Sunday broadcast of "Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert": One of the big myths about Christians is that they get exercised whenever some producers or artists take some liberties about the Gospel story. No, they generally don't take offense unless it is insulting, exploitative, or malicious. [...]

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OBAMA’S HHS MANDATE SUFFERS MAJOR DEFEAT

By |2018-03-29T12:14:12+00:00March 28th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a very important federal court ruling on religious liberty: The Obamacare Health and Human Services (HHS) mandate forcing Catholic non-profits to provide coverage for abortion-inducing drugs, contraception, and sterilization, was dealt a lethal blow by U.S. District Court Judge David Russell. He issued a permanent injunction stopping the federal [...]

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CULT GURU BUSTED DURING HOLY WEEK

By |2018-03-29T12:34:40+00:00March 28th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the arrest of Keith Raniere: Holy Week is a week of atonement for Christians, but this year it has special meaning for Keith Raniere as well: the cult guru, who exploited his women followers, was arrested by the FBI in Mexico on March 26 on charges of sex trafficking [...]

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VICTORY IN CONNECTICUT—MCDONALD LOSES

By |2018-03-28T13:29:59+00:00March 27th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the Connecticut Senate vote on Justice Andrew McDonald: Andrew McDonald's unprecedented explosion of anti-Catholic bigotry in 2011, when he was a Connecticut state senator, should have been enough to stop him from subsequently securing a seat on the state's Supreme Court, but politics prevailed. Now justice has finally triumphed [...]

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SATANIC ICE CREAM HITS USA

By |2018-03-28T13:29:51+00:00March 27th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the latest commercial assault on Christianity: When a Catholic League member emailed us a note recently about a Canadian ice cream company, Sweet Jesus, we decided to give it a pass: it was a fairly innocuous appropriation of Christianity, and there was no reason to believe that the intent [...]

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WHAT GOV. CUOMO MEANS BY CHILD WELFARE

By |2018-03-27T13:08:28+00:00March 26th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo: Gov. Andrew Cuomo has waded into the matter of child welfare, and it's time everyone understood what he means by it. In his budget proposal, which is the subject of much negotiation this week—the budget is due April 1—Cuomo includes the Child Victims Act. [...]

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ABORTION IS NOT TORTURE—NOT HAVING ONE IS

By |2018-03-26T14:18:16+00:00March 26th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an editorial in the New York Times on abortion: The March 26 editorial in the New York Times will go down in history as its most radical defense of abortion. It's hard to see how it can ever top this one. Here is what it said: "Carrying to term [...]

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CONGRESS RESPONSIBLE FOR NEA FUNDING

By |2018-03-26T14:18:12+00:00March 23rd, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the Omnibus spending bill signed by President Trump: On March 23, President Trump reluctantly signed the Omnibus spending bill, noting that while the military will receive much needed funds, there is still too much wasteful spending. For example, last month his budget proposal called for the National Endowment for [...]

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ANDREW MCDONALD IS NO VICTIM

By |2018-03-26T20:33:37+00:00March 23rd, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Connecticut Supreme Court Justice Andrew McDonald: A vote on elevating Connecticut Supreme Court Justice Andrew McDonald to the top post of Chief Justice is scheduled for next week. How ironic it is that a man who has shown a strong animus against the Catholic Church will be voted on [...]

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EUROPEAN YOUTH ABANDONING CHRISTIANITY

By |2018-03-23T14:28:49+00:00March 22nd, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a new survey of European youth: Catholic sociologist Stephen Bullivant has issued a detailed report on the state of Christianity in Europe. It is not encouraging. Bullivant, who teaches at St. Mary's University, outside of London, is director of the Benedict XVI Centre for Religion and Society. The report, [...]

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