2019 – August Releases

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BIGOT RESIGNS FROM VIRGINIA GOV. POST

By |2019-08-29T13:20:06+00:00August 29th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the resignation of Gail Gordon Donegan: We've learned that Gail Gordon Donegan, the anti-Catholic bigot named by Gov. Ralph Northam to the Virginia Council on Women, has resigned. This is welcome news. Following Donegan's appointment, it was revealed that she has been spewing forth a torrent of vile, hate-filled [...]

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NY STATE INTRUDES INTO CATHOLIC SCHOOLS

By |2019-08-28T12:34:58+00:00August 28th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on proposed regulations that threaten Catholic schools: The New York State Education Department (NYSED) is considering a proposal that would greatly increase state oversight over private and religious schools—threatening the academic autonomy and religious freedom of Catholic schools. The proposed regulations would delegate direct oversight of private and religious schools [...]

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VA GOV. APPOINTS BIGOT

By |2019-08-26T17:55:49+00:00August 26th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's appointment of an anti-Catholic bigot to a state council on women's issues: Gail Gordon Donegan is a local political activist. She is also a vicious anti-Catholic bigot. Now, thanks to Gov. Ralph Northam, she is an appointee to the Virginia Council on Women. It is [...]

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U.N. COMMEMORATES RELIGIOUS PERSECUTION

By |2019-08-23T13:11:59+00:00August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a special U.N. event: Today is a United Nations milestone: it is the International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief. A resolution marking this day was unanimously passed in May; it was introduced by Poland, no stranger to religious persecution. On May [...]

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CARDINAL PELL VICTIMIZED

By |2019-08-21T20:22:36+00:00August 21st, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the conviction of Cardinal George Pell: Cardinal George Pell was convicted today by the State Supreme Court of Victoria in Melbourne, Australia of sexually abusing two minors. The appeals court judges split 2-1 against him. He is the most prominent Catholic cleric ever to be convicted of such a [...]

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SLOGANEERING HELPS NO ONE

By |2019-08-20T16:10:10+00:00August 20th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on two recent examples of blatant hypocrisy by activists and lawmakers: Helping the vulnerable is a noble goal, but when those who champion its cause resort to sloganeering, it discredits their efforts. Here are two recent examples. On August 19, Religion News Service published a glowing interview with the 89-year [...]

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RELIGIOUS RIGHTS FOR FED CONTRACTORS MAY SPIKE

By |2019-08-19T13:40:41+00:00August 15th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on enhanced religious liberty protections for federal contractors: The Trump administration has released a proposal that would strengthen the religious rights of federal contractors. Current law exempts religious non-profit organizations from federal laws on discrimination. The proposed rule would expand the religious exemption to any company where the owners claim [...]

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WISCONSIN LAWMAKER LIES ABOUT CATHOLIC LEAGUE

By |2019-08-15T13:27:12+00:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Wisconsin state legislator Chris Taylor's dishonesty: Having co-authored a bill that would require Catholic priests to violate the seal of the confessional, Rep. Chris Taylor distorts the Catholic League's opposition to this bill as a stand against protecting abused children. Nothing could be further from the truth. We have [...]

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PA GRAND JURY REPORT ONE YEAR LATER

By |2019-08-14T14:41:32+00:00August 13th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the Pennsylvania grand jury report on the Catholic Church that was released a year ago: On August 14, 2018 Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro released a grand jury report on six of the eight Catholic dioceses in the state. News reports said he found evidence of 301 priests who [...]

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WISCONSIN BILL ASSAULTS CONFESSIONAL SEAL

By |2019-08-12T12:36:52+00:00August 9th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a bill about to be introduced in the Wisconsin legislature: A bill to bust the seal of the confessional will soon be introduced by three Democratic lawmakers from Wisconsin: Sen. Lena Taylor, Rep. Chris Taylor and Rep. Melissa Sargent. The clergy in Wisconsin are already mandated reporters of sexual [...]

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