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PELOSI DECLARES WAR ON CATHOLIC SCHOOLS

By |2020-05-18T16:11:52+00:00May 18th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the latest attack on Catholic schools: Rep. Nancy Pelosi, who boasts of her Catholic schooling, is now seeking to cripple Catholic schools. She has money in her bill, the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act, for illegal aliens and sanctuary cities, but wants to rescind funding [...]

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MAN WHO SMEARED WARTIME POPE DIES

By |2020-05-15T15:57:23+00:00May 15th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Ronald J. Rychlak The following article was written by Ronald Rychlak, Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Mississippi Law School. He also serves on the Board of Advisers of the  Catholic League. Rolf Hochhuth has passed away in Germany at the age of 89. He is best known as author of the 1963 play [...]

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THE POWER OF PRAYER

By |2020-05-15T12:03:10+00:00May 14th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

The coronavirus pandemic led to thousands of deaths, overrun mortuaries, untold suffering, burnt-out hospital staff, economic hardship, and psychological distress. It also gave millions a time to renew their faith, or come back to it. But is prayer a reliable tonic? Yes. Is there scientific data to back it up? Yes. One leading researcher, Dr. Herbert [...]

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BISHOPS WARN OF PORNOGRAPHY’S EFFECTS

By |2020-05-12T15:34:32+00:00May 12th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a letter issued on behalf of the bishops' conference on the subject of pornography: On behalf of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, Archbishop Paul Coakley and Bishop David Konderla recently wrote to U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr asking him to vigorously enforce the obscenity [...]

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PANDEMIC DOESN’T STOP HATE SPEECH ON TV

By |2020-05-11T17:36:33+00:00May 11th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on anti-Catholic bigotry that surfaced over the weekend on TV:  A new Gallup poll shows that coronavirus has led more Americans to deepen their faith. But judging from what aired on TV over the weekend, it is evident that the pandemic has done nothing to stop hate speech directed at [...]

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HEADLINES ON PPP LOANS EVINCE BIAS

By |2020-05-11T15:56:44+00:00May 11th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the latest example of media bias (the following are all internet stories): "More than 12,000 Catholic Churches in the U.S. Applied for PPP Loans—and 9,000 Got Them" (cbsnews) "9,000 Catholic Churches Received PPP Loans Meant for Small Business" (drudgereport) "Thousands of Catholic Churches Received PPP Loans: Report" (thehill) "Almost [...]

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RELIGIOUS LIBERTY SPIKES UNDER TRUMP

By |2020-05-11T13:04:19+00:00May 8th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on President Trump's record on religious liberty: Cardinal Timothy Dolan was recently criticized for speaking positively about President Trump's record on religious liberty (he has not hesitated to criticize him on other issues), and I was only too happy to answer them. I have a challenge to Dolan's critics. Read [...]

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THE POLITICS OF CARDINAL DOLAN’S CRITICS

By |2020-05-07T15:44:27+00:00May 7th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Cardinal Dolan's critics: Cardinal Timothy Dolan is the source of one of the most unprincipled and well-orchestrated attacks against a bishop to surface in many years. The politics that underscore the campaign are palpable. The trigger for this onslaught was a conference call that 600 Catholic educators had with [...]

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INTERNATIONAL ASSAULT ON RELIGIOUS LIBERTY

By |2020-05-05T18:01:06+00:00May 5th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the latest attack on religious liberty: The assault on religious liberty quickened when dozens of international left-wing organizations recently signed a statement lecturing the U.S. State Department's Commission on Unalienable Rights. Leading the pack are the Center for Reproductive Rights, Human Rights Watch, and the International Women's Health Coalition. [...]

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POPE EMERITUS BENEDICT XVI SOUNDS OFF

By |2020-05-04T17:46:22+00:00May 4th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a new book that is bound to be controversial: We will have to wait until November before the English version of a biography of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI is available, but the book by Peter Seewald is already generating controversy. Benedict says his writings have been misrepresented beyond recognition, [...]

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