2018 – November Releases

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AGENDA-RIDDEN CATHOLICS SEEK REFORM

By |2018-11-16T13:44:54+00:00November 15th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the agenda of lay Catholics seeking reform: Over the past two weeks, the U.S. bishops have been inundated with advice from lay Catholics on how to reform the Church. Some have been responsible and deserve a voice, but many have been irresponsible and deserve to be ignored. Who are [...]

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WASHINGTON POST MAKES FALSE CLAIMS

By |2018-11-15T14:15:36+00:00November 13th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an editorial in today's Washington Post: In the first paragraph of the November 13 editorial in the Washington Post, it says that the sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic Church "raged unchecked for decades and, even after it was exposed in 2002 by the Boston Globe, has been met [...]

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HERB LONDON, R.I.P.

By |2018-11-12T14:48:09+00:00November 12th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the passing of Dr. Herbert I. London: Conservatives lost a giant of a man on November 11 with the passing of Herb London. He was a brilliant and courageous professor, writer, and activist, one who inspired everyone around him. He was 79. I first met Herb in the 1980s. Beginning [...]

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SHOULD THE BISHOPS LISTEN TO THE LAITY?

By |2018-11-09T20:28:05+00:00November 9th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the meeting of the U.S. bishops next week: On November 12, the bishops will convene in Baltimore for what promises to be an important meeting. All eyes will be on a series of reforms that address sexual abuse, especially as it concerns the role of bishops. The 2002 Dallas [...]

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ATLANTA TYPIFIES ABUSE CASES

By |2018-11-09T20:27:57+00:00November 9th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the issue of clergy abuse in the Archdiocese of Atlanta: Atlanta Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory has released the names of priests who have been credibly accused of molesting a minor since 1956. He included deacons and seminarians, as well as those from religious orders. The list typifies sexual abuse [...]

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TRUMP FINALIZES CONSCIENCE RIGHTS

By |2018-11-09T13:35:18+00:00November 8th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a news release published by the Departments of Health and Human Services, Treasury, and Labor on the subject of religious exemptions: When giving the Commencement Address at the University of Notre Dame in 2009, President Barack Obama said, "Let's honor the conscience of those who disagree with abortion, and [...]

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PHILLY INQUIRER’S DISHONEST EDITORIAL

By |2018-11-09T14:41:58+00:00November 7th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an editorial in the Philadelphia Inquirer: An editorial in the November 7 Philadelphia Inquirer, commenting on the November 4 story it jointly published with the Boston Globe, said the papers found that since 2002 "the leaders of the U.S. Catholic Church are far better at covering up child sexual [...]

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GOOD NIGHT AT THE POLLS FOR CHRISTIANS

By |2018-11-07T16:30:13+00:00November 7th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the midterm election results: It was a good night for Christians. In two of the three states that had ballot initiatives protecting the rights of the unborn, they won: Alabama and West Virginia affirmed the right to life of children in the womb, and they also banned public funding [...]

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TRUMP NOMINATES NEW NEA CHAIRMAN

By |2018-11-07T15:23:11+00:00November 6th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on President Trump's pick to head the NEA: President Trump has nominated Mary Anne Carter to be the new chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). We are delighted with his choice. It is one of the most important posts in the nation affecting the culture, and we [...]

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TWO NEWSPAPERS TARGET BISHOPS

By |2018-11-05T19:05:22+00:00November 5th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a lengthy article published on November 4 by the Boston Globe and the Philadelphia Inquirer on the U.S. bishops: The Boston Globe and the Philadelphia Inquirer published a 5400-word article on November 4 discussing how the bishops have handled sexual abuse matters since the Dallas norms were published on [...]

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