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ALBANY FLEXES ANTI-CATHOLIC MUSCLES

By |2020-06-01T13:01:06+00:00May 29th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the New York State legislature's latest extension of the Child Victims Act: The Child Victims Act, which allows for a suspension of the statute of limitations for sexual crimes against minors in New York State, was passed last August by Albany legislators and was set to expire this August. [...]

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PA GOV. SHORTCHANGES CATHOLIC SCHOOLS

By |2020-05-29T15:36:56+00:00May 29th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how Catholic schools are being fleeced in Pennsylvania: In response to COVID-19, Congress unanimously passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act to help states financially. Pennsylvania asked the federal government for $523.8 million in emergency funds to help schools, both public and private. Washington responded by [...]

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EUCHARIST BAN IN MD COUNTY RESCINDED

By |2020-05-29T13:07:10+00:00May 28th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a new development in the controversy over the Eucharist in a Maryland county: A few hours ago, we alerted our supporters about a ban on the Eucharist and sacramental wine that was part of an executive order by Howard County Maryland Executive Calvin Ball. We asked everyone to contact [...]

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EUCHARIST BAN IN MD COUNTY MUST BE REPEALED

By |2020-05-29T13:07:04+00:00May 28th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a ban on the Eucharist in a Maryland county: The Volstead Act, which enforced the 18th Amendment ban on alcohol, allowed for certain exemptions, among them being sacramental wine used by Catholic priests. Howard County Maryland Executive Calvin Ball wants to go beyond Prohibition and ban sacramental wine and [...]

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AMICUS BRIEF FILED IN LANDMARK CASE

By |2020-05-29T13:06:59+00:00May 28th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an amicus brief that was filed yesterday: On May 27, the Catholic League, represented by the Pittsburgh law firm Jones Day, filed an amicus brief with the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to support the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown. The case involves alleged abuse to plaintiff Renee Rice that occurred in the [...]

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LARRY KRAMER, GAY WARRIOR, DEAD AT 84

By |2020-05-29T13:06:51+00:00May 27th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the death of Larry Kramer: Most Americans have never heard of Larry Kramer, but he is an icon in the gay community. He made his name fighting for a cure for AIDS, often taunting Dr. Anthony Fauci. He died of pneumonia on May 27 at age 84. We at [...]

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FEDS NEED TO INVESTIGATE CUOMO

By |2020-05-21T17:28:27+00:00May 21st, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue is calling for a federal investigation of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo: New York Rep. Elise Stefanik has called for an independent federal investigation of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's response to the way he handled the coronavirus pandemic in New York's nursing homes. We second that. Cuomo is responsible for the nursing [...]

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VIACOMCBS BOARD ASKED TO ADDRESS NOAH

By |2020-05-21T17:28:17+00:00May 20th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on why he is writing to the board of directors of ViacomCBS: Trevor Noah is out of control. An unrelenting bigot, his jokes about Catholic priests are mean-spirited and slanderous. His latest attack was May 18. The only ones who can rein him in—making him treat priests the way he [...]

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ABUSE LAWYER FINGERS CATHOLICS AND MORMONS

By |2020-05-21T18:26:25+00:00May 19th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a biased TV ad: Many states have suspended the statute of limitations for sexual abuse crimes against minors, and some lawyers have seized the opportunity to single out the Catholic Church. It would be like fighting crime and focusing exclusively on African Americans. Both campaigns smack of bigotry. One [...]

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GAY CATHOLIC TEACHER HAS AN AGENDA

By |2020-05-19T15:54:44+00:00May 19th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a controversy at an Ohio Catholic school: It is not uncommon for employees, prospective or current, to sign a contract that binds them to conduct expectations, and this is especially true of jobs where workers are role models. Violations of moral turpitude are an example: if said conduct is [...]

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