2018 – October Releases

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IS TRUMP’S DOJ HOUNDING CATHOLIC CHURCH?

By |2018-10-19T13:56:49+00:00October 18th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an AP story about a Trump administration probe of clergy sexual abuse in Pennsylvania: The Associated Press has learned, from anonymous sources, that the U.S. Justice Department is investigating the Catholic Church in Pennsylvania. AP reports that U.S. Attorney William McSwain of Philadelphia has issued subpoenas seeking information on [...]

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POLLS, PERCEPTION, AND THE POPE

By |2018-10-19T13:56:43+00:00October 18th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the results of a new CBS poll of Catholics: A poll by CBS of American Catholics reveals that Pope Francis is no longer receiving the high marks he once enjoyed, especially with regards to his handling of clergy sexual abuse. Three years ago, roughly half of Catholics thought he [...]

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STEPHEN HAWKING’S SIMPLISTIC ATHEISM

By |2018-10-18T12:51:56+00:00October 17th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the last book written by Stephen Hawking: Brief Answers to Big Questions is Stephen Hawking's last book. His family finished the manuscript that he started, launching the book this week, six months after the famous physicist died. The media hullaballoo over the book centers mostly on his professed atheism. [...]

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LIBERALS SHUN “GOSNELL” FILM

By |2018-10-17T15:09:01+00:00October 15th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on reaction to the movie about Philadelphia serial killer Kermit Gosnell; it opened on Friday. Kermit Gosnell is serving three consecutive life sentences for murdering three infants born alive during an abortion, and for committing involuntary manslaughter; in the latter instance, a woman died during a botched abortion. Phelim McAleer [...]

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POPE PRAISES CARDINAL WUERL

By |2018-10-12T19:25:44+00:00October 12th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on remarks made by Pope Francis on the resignation of Cardinal Donald Wuerl: Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the Archbishop of Washington. Ever since a Pennsylvania grand jury report was released in August, Wuerl has been under considerable pressure to resign. In his letter accepting [...]

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IS WASHINGTON STATE PRO-LIFE?

By |2018-10-12T19:25:35+00:00October 11th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on life and death policies in the state of Washington: On October 11, Washington State's Supreme Court unanimously declared that the death penalty was unconstitutional. It cited the "arbitrary and racially based" manner in which the death penalty was invoked as grounds for its ruling. Does this make Washington State [...]

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MEDIA OMIT POPE’S ABORTION REMARKS

By |2018-10-11T15:58:29+00:00October 11th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how the media covered Pope Francis' comments on abortion this week: On October 10, in his weekly address before the general audience at St. Peter's Square, Pope Francis spoke about the evil of abortion. Going off script, he said procuring abortion is like hiring a hit man to kill. [...]

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RANK-AND-FILE CATHOLICS HOLD THE LINE

By |2018-10-11T12:58:18+00:00October 10th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a Pew report on Catholics released October 10: A report by the Pew Research Center, "7 Facts about American Catholics," restates data from previous Pew surveys on Catholics in the United States. As usual, it reports on whether Catholics think the Church should change its teachings on various social [...]

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ARCHBISHOP CHAPUT’S COUNTERCULTURAL MESSAGE

By |2018-10-09T19:44:08+00:00October 9th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput's statement of October 4 on the Vatican Youth Synod document: Archbishop Charles Chaput possesses both the brilliance to astutely analyze the content of the dominant culture, and the courage to challenge us to think more clearly about it. His recent remarks before the Youth Synod [...]

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ANTI-KAVANAUGH EDITORIALS ARE DISHONEST

By |2018-10-09T16:00:44+00:00October 5th, 2018|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on newspapers opposed to Brett Kavanaugh: The Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, and the New York Times ran editorials today opposing Brett Kavanaugh to be the next U.S. Supreme Court Justice. This is hardly surprising. What is most disturbing about them is their dishonesty: they fail to mention their [...]

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