2019- July Releases

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USCCB FOE SLAMS USCCB EMPLOYEE

By |2019-07-12T19:30:21+00:00July 12th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on John Gehring's attack on Judy Keane: Judy Keane is the director of public affairs at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). She was put on leave for a week after she tweeted some pro-Trump statements; she noted in her tweets that the opinions expressed were her own. [...]

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INDIANAPOLIS GAY TEACHER SEEKS REVENGE

By |2019-07-12T12:29:00+00:00July 11th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an Indianapolis homosexual teacher who is suing the archdiocese: Joshua Payne-Elliot is a homosexual activist who taught at Cathedral High School in Indianapolis. He was fired once it was discovered that he married his boyfriend. He is now seeking revenge in the courts. His lawyer makes two arguments, both [...]

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CALIFORNIA CONFESSIONAL BILL WITHDRAWN

By |2019-08-19T14:10:34+00:00July 9th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the final outcome of the California confessional bill: The seal of confession is safe in California. The bill to bust it has been pulled. Yesterday, on the eve of a scheduled hearing on SB 360, California State Sen. Jerry Hill withdrew his bill; it would have broken the seal [...]

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HEARING SET FOR CALIFORNIA CONFESSIONAL BILL

By |2019-07-09T12:29:16+00:00July 8th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the latest news regarding the California confessional bill: Over the past several months, the Catholic League has been a vociferous opponent of a bill that would break the seal of the Confessional in California in cases where the sexual abuse of a minor was discussed. Initially, the priest-penitent privilege [...]

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CONFIDENCE IN CHURCHES DIPS

By |2019-07-08T17:48:06+00:00July 8th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a new Gallup poll: Gallup released a poll on July 8th showing a decline in the public's confidence in the church or organized religion. It found that 36% had a "great deal" or "quite a lot" of confidence; 36% had "some"; and 29% said they had "very little" or [...]

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PA LAWMAKER MERITS CENSURE

By |2019-07-08T17:31:45+00:00July 3rd, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

The Catholic League is asking members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to support HR 387, a measure that would censure Rep. Brian Sims for his threats, his misogyny, and his religious bigotry. This represents the second effort on our part to secure justice for the victims of Sims' offenses. On May 7, the Catholic League [...]

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ATTACKS ON INDIANAPOLIS ARCHBISHOP CONTINUE

By |2019-07-02T17:49:48+00:00July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the ongoing attacks on the Indianapolis archbishop: Indianapolis Archbishop Charles Thompson continues to draw fire for his decision to speak out against the employment of two teachers who worked at local Catholic schools. His critics have taken the side of two men who publicly claimed to be married to [...]

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POPE REAFFIRMS TEACHING ON CONFESSIONAL SEAL

By |2019-07-01T15:27:24+00:00July 1st, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the pope's statement on the seal of confession: On July 1, the Vatican released a document on the seal of the confessional that was approved by Pope Francis on June 21. The Holy Father issued a statement of his own on the document. It comes at a time when [...]

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