UTAH LAWMAKER STILL AT WAR WITH CATHOLICS

By |2020-01-16T22:17:19-05:00January 16th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the Utah legislator who is at war with Catholics: Earlier this week, we contacted the Speaker of the House in the Utah legislature, Rep. Brad R. Wilson, expressing our outrage over a bill sponsored by his Democratic colleague, Rep. Angela Romero, that would vitiate the seal of Confession. The [...]

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SETH MEYERS LIKES NEO-NAZI TACTICS

By |2020-01-16T13:44:57-05:00January 15th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on remarks made last night by Seth Meyers on his NBC show: Brooklyn has been hit with a wave of anti-Semitic attacks, and no one uses this as a pretext to make light of them. A Catholic church in Brooklyn was vandalized on January 12—a man interrupted Mass and desecrated [...]

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CELEBRATING RELIGIOUS FREEDOM DAY: OBAMA vs. TRUMP

By |2020-01-16T15:40:57-05:00January 14th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Religious Freedom Day, comparing the record of President Trump to that of President Obama on this issue: The Catholic League's interest in the public policy arena is first and foremost religious liberty. That is why we were delighted when two years ago President Donald Trump proclaimed January 16 as [...]

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UTAH HOUSE SPEAKER OPPOSES CONFESSIONAL BILL

By |2020-01-15T14:47:33-05:00January 14th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the response of the Utah House Speaker to yesterday's news release: Yesterday, we asked those who receive our emails to contact the Utah Speaker of the House, Rep. Brad Wilson. We need his help in opposing a bill by his Democrat colleague, Rep. Angela Romero, who would gut the [...]

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SECULAR ELITES LIKE HBO’S “THE NEW POPE”

By |2020-01-14T13:56:02-05:00January 13th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the HBO film, "The New Pope," which starts tonight: HBO previously treated us to "The Young Pope," and tonight it is ready to roll out its new mini-series, "The New Pope." We have been tracking what the New York Times and the Washington Post have been saying about the [...]

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CONFESSIONAL SEAL AT RISK IN UTAH

By |2020-01-13T14:34:30-05:00January 13th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a bill that targets the Confessional seal: Utah Rep. Angela Romero, a Democrat, is sponsoring a bill that would gut the seal of Confession. She maintains that it is necessary because priests learn of the sexual abuse of minors in confession and do not report this to the authorities. [...]

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GEORGE CONWAY WANTS TO DIVIDE CHRISTIANS

By |2020-01-10T20:30:55-05:00January 10th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a video that seeks to divide Christians: George Conway, the man whom no one would know of were it not for his successful wife, hates President Trump. Few care. But we do care when his mania seeks to drive a wedge between Catholics and evangelicals. That is exactly what [...]

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BLOOMBERG MEDIA TARGET CATHOLIC CHURCH

By |2020-01-09T20:39:23-05:00January 9th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an article that questions the Catholic Church's strategy in handling abuse claims: On January 8, Bloomberg News published a lengthy article by Josh Saul titled, "The Catholic Church's Strategy to Limit Payouts to Abuse Victims." While much of what he said is not questionable, the unstated premise deserves a [...]

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WHY ARE THE BOY SCOUTS BEING SUED?

By |2020-01-07T18:52:36-05:00January 7th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on lawsuits filed against the Boy Scouts of America: Several states have passed laws suspending the statute of limitations for crimes involving the sexual abuse of minors; they provide for a look-back period, usually 1-3 years, where offenses that previously were time barred can be filed. In those states that [...]

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FLORIDA CBS AFFILIATE APOLOGIZES

By |2020-01-07T17:48:49-05:00January 7th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how WTSP St. Petersburg responded to our news release yesterday: On January 6, we issued a news release on WTSP, the CBS affiliate in St. Petersburg, for posting on its website a misleading headline in a story about a Protestant bishop charged with battering a child. The headline said, [...]

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