2020 – February Releases

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SENATE SET TO VOTE ON INFANTICIDE

By |2020-02-24T16:11:41+00:00February 24th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a Senate vote scheduled for tomorrow: On February 25, the U.S. Senate will vote on a bill by Sen. Ben Sasse, the "Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act." The Act was passed in 2002 but it did not provide specific sanctions for abortionists who intentionally allowed innocent babies to die [...]

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EPISCOPAL BISHOP SHOULD BUTT OUT

By |2020-02-21T15:16:00+00:00February 21st, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on remarks made by an Episcopal bishop from Olympia, Washington: We would not defend a Catholic bishop who publicly criticized a decision by a high-ranking cleric of another religion about matters that pertain only to the members of that religion. We respect house rules. It's too bad that Greg Rickel, [...]

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BEHIND THE DIOCESE OF HARRISBURG BANKRUPTCY

By |2020-02-21T15:15:50+00:00February 20th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the decision of the Diocese of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania to declare bankruptcy: In 2018, Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro unethically released a grand jury report on Catholic priests and lay people who were accused of sexually abusing minors decades ago—most were never found guilty and some successfully contested the public [...]

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BEWARE LAY CLERICALISM

By |2020-02-20T13:32:47+00:00February 19th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a controversy that has embroiled a Catholic school in Washington state: Two teachers at Kennedy Catholic High School, located in the Seattle area, recently resigned, and although neither school authorities, the Archdiocese of Seattle nor the teachers are speaking to the media, it is understood that both teachers, a [...]

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ORLANDO SENTINEL ATTACKS FIRST AMENDMENT

By |2020-02-20T15:56:48+00:00February 18th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an editorial in today's Orlando Sentinel: The editorial in the February 18 Orlando Sentinel is critical of private schools, mostly Christian, which participate in a state-school voucher program; the schools uphold biblical teachings on homosexuality. The newspaper says they should not qualify for the program because they discriminate against [...]

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THERE ARE ONLY TWO SEXES

By |2020-02-18T13:53:23+00:00February 14th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows: There is an op-ed in today's Wall Street Journal that deserves a huge audience, and that is why we have provided a link to it. Two biology professors make it crystal clear that sex is binary—we are either male or female. There is no third sex. It's time [...]

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POPE BRANDS TRANSGENDER THEORY AS EVIL

By |2020-02-13T19:20:35+00:00February 13th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on transgender theory and its consequences: Pope Francis is on the left of the political spectrum on economic and environmental issues, but he remains a conservative on moral issues. His defense of the rights of the unborn is as strong as his two predecessors, and there is nothing heterodox about [...]

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NY STATE EDUCATION POWER GRAB ON HOLD

By |2020-02-12T13:17:53+00:00February 11th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a statement by New York State education officials on some proposed reforms: New York State Department of Education has put on ice its proposal to allow public schools to exercise control over private schools. We fought this power grab on two occasions in the past two years and will [...]

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THE END OF PRO-LIFE DEMOCRATS

By |2020-02-11T13:57:22+00:00February 10th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Democrats and abortion: When I taught in a Catholic elementary school in Spanish Harlem in the 1970s, I quoted to my African American and Puerto Rican students what Rev. Jesse Jackson said about abortion: It was genocide against black people. Senator Ted Kennedy also railed against abortion, as did [...]

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WESTERN EUROPE BALKS ON RELIGIOUS LIBERTY

By |2020-02-10T15:10:11+00:00February 7th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a new effort to ensure religious liberty: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has been a vocal advocate of religious liberty, both here and abroad. He has now established a new International Religious Freedom Alliance with 27 member states. They have all pledged to promote religious beliefs in a myriad [...]

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