2019 – February Releases

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MICHIGAN AG’S ANTI-CATHOLIC BIAS

By |2019-03-06T20:47:53+00:00February 28th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on actions taken by Michigan's new Attorney General that are disturbing: Dana Nessel, Michigan's new Attorney General, is not off to a good start with Catholics. Last week, she held a press conference where she insulted Catholics. Her topic was a state investigation into allegations of Catholic clergy sexual abuse. [...]

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WASHINGTON POST GETS IT WRONG ON ABUSE

By |2019-02-27T21:38:15+00:00February 27th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an editorial in today's Washington Post: No one can fault the Washington Post for criticizing the Vatican summit on clergy abuse for being short on concrete prescriptions for reform. That much is true. But at the end of the editorial in today's paper it makes two accusations that are simply [...]

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OXFORD UNION SET FOR STAGED DEBATE

By |2019-02-27T13:48:04+00:00February 27th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on tomorrow's debate at the Oxford Union: At the beginning of December, I was invited to participate in a debate at the Oxford Union on the alleged sins of the Catholic Church. I agreed. A month later, I was disinvited. Those who extended the invitation then lied about it. Oxford [...]

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CARDINAL PELL’S APPEAL IS JUSTIFIED

By |2019-02-27T13:47:52+00:00February 26th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the conviction of Cardinal George Pell: Australian Cardinal George Pell was convicted in December of molesting two choirboys in the 1990s, but it was not until yesterday that the details were disclosed; charges against Pell that would require a second trial over other allegations were dropped. Pell's lawyers are [...]

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DEMS REJECT UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE

By |2019-02-27T13:47:47+00:00February 26th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a Senate vote yesterday: The Democratic Party Platform says, "Democrats have been fighting to secure universal health care for the American people for generations, and we are proud to be the party that passed Medicare, Medicaid, and the Affordable Care Act." Yesterday, they walked away from that pledge, finding [...]

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MICHIGAN AG INSULTS CATHOLICS

By |2019-02-26T14:23:37+00:00February 25th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a recent remark made by the Michigan Attorney General On February 21, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel held a press conference in Lansing to update the public on its investigation into allegations of clergy sexual abuse. She encouraged Michigan residents to "ask to see their badge and not their [...]

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CHURCH NEEDS MORE MASCULINE PRIESTS

By |2019-02-25T13:55:37+00:00February 22nd, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the need for more masculine priests: The assault on masculinity has been going on inside and outside of the Catholic Church for decades, but it is now at a fever pitch. To cite one recent example, in his February 21 article, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof blamed masculinity [...]

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POPE SLAMS RELENTLESS ACCUSERS

By |2019-02-22T13:51:33+00:00February 21st, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on remarks made by Pope Francis yesterday to pilgrims: Media reaction to comments made by Pope Francis linking constant accusers of the Catholic Church to the devil was predictable. When the pope says something that the media see as undermining the profile of the Holy Father that they want to [...]

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CLERICALISM DOES NOT CAUSE SEXUAL ABUSE

By |2019-02-21T15:06:38+00:00February 20th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the notion that clericalism causes sexual abuse: It is popular in left-wing circles to adopt the Marxist vision of society, one which interprets social interaction purely on the basis of power. According to this perspective, society consists of power brokers and their subjects, and not much more. This is a [...]

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ASSESSING GAY PRIESTS’ ROLE IN THE SCANDAL

By |2019-02-21T15:06:32+00:00February 20th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the upcoming Vatican meeting on priestly sexual abuse: According to Vatican observer Edwin Pentin, it is "not clear" whether "the role of homosexuality in the abuse crisis" will be addressed at the Vatican summit on clergy sexual abuse; it begins tomorrow. One thing is for sure: every effort to [...]

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