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Guest Opinion: Dictator Cuomo Closes Churches, Synagogues and Schools

by Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor October 6, 2020 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's latest edict: Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods in New York are witnessing a spike in coronavirus infections, and the response by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is to shut down all churches,... Read more →


The Catholic Foundation and Archdiocese of Phila. Join Forces in #iGiveCatholic

PHILADELPHIA PA--The Catholic Foundation of Greater Philadelphia (CFGP) is partnering with the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to participate in #iGiveCatholic for the first time. #iGiveCatholic is celebrated annually on #GivingTuesday, which follows Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday. #iGiveCatholic is a Giving Day that kicks off the charitable season and brings the... Read more →


How The Presidential Candidates Differ on Catholic Teachings

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on efforts by the Trump and Biden campaigns to court the Catholic vote: The Catholic vote is the religious swing vote and both the Trump and Biden camps know it. This explains their outreach via Catholics for Trump and Catholics... Read more →


*Virtual Support Bereavement Meetings Every Wed.

Dawn Lipomi, a Diocese of Camden certified bereavement minister, is holding virtual grief support meetings for people who have lost a loved one on Wednesday evenings. Dawn writes, "I’ll be hosting virtual grief support meetings each week on Wednesday evening. If you’d like to join us, we’d love to have you!... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Kamala Harris Resorts to "God Talk"

by Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor The Catholic League The Democrats, as every survey shows, is the party of secularists, some of whom are Christian bashers. Tagged with being anything but religion-friendly, Democrats have resorted to “God talk” to woo voters. The latest to do so is Kamala Harris. After the... Read more →


President Trump Lambasted for Opposing Infanticide

by Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor September 25, 2020 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on reaction to President Trump's "Born Alive" executive order: President Trump announced this week that he will sign an executive order mandating that doctors attend to babies born alive, "no matter what the circumstances." The proximate... Read more →


CATHOLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS IN THE ARCHDIOCESE OF PHILADELPHIA RECEIVE RECOGNITION

AS 2020 NATIONAL BLUE RIBBON SCHOOLS OF EXCELLENCE Mother of Providence Regional Catholic School in Wallingford (Delaware County), Saint Katharine of Sienna Parish School in Wayne (Delaware County), and Saint Patrick Schoolin Malvern (Chester County) were selected as part of the 2020 cohort of National Blue Ribbon Schools in an announcement... Read more →


Churches Must Stay Closed Says "Dictator Pelosi"

September 21, 2020 Gloucestercitynews.net files Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Rep. Nancy Pelosi's position on the reopening of churches: Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi wants to stop Catholics from attending Mass. She took this position after San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone called for... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Trump Ensures Religious Liberty on Campus

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a new Trump directive on religious liberty: For many years now, I have said that there is more free speech allowed in your local pub than there is on your local college campus. Ditto for religious rights. It took... Read more →


New York Times Earns Spot In "1619 Project" 

Ronald J. Rychlak, Distinguished Professor University of Mississippi School of Law Catholic League president Bill Donohue discusses the racist record of the New York Times: Coming on the heels of a bloody summer, much of it driven by racially charged rhetoric and behavior, the new school year has begun. But not... Read more →


Saint Bartholomew Church in Camden City Recognized as a Historical Treasure

By admin - August 27, 2020 Photo by Dave Hernandez Father Vincent Guest, the pastor of Sacred Heart Parish, Camden City, blesses a plaque announcing that Saint Bartholomew Church is on the National Register of Historic Places. CAMDEN CITY NJ --On Sunday, Aug. 23, the community of Saint Bartholomew’s Roman Catholic... Read more →


UPDATE FROM THE OFFICE OF CATHOLIC EDUCATION  REGARDING TEACHER CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS

On September 8, 2020, lay teachers from the 17 high schools of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia represented by the Association of Catholic Teachers, Local 1776 (ACT 1776) will gather to vote on a new Labor Management Agreement (LMA). Negotiation teams from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Office of Catholic Education (OCE/The System)... Read more →


OPINION: Pro-Abortion Catholics for Choice Should Fold

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor September 3, 2020 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Catholics for Choice: In 1973, in the year that abortion was legalized, an anti-Catholic group was founded to promote abortion rights. But it was not the usual anti-Catholic outfit. This one falsely assumed a Catholic identity.... Read more →


FINAL CALL: Bid on 69 Amazing Items in GC's 16th Annual Basket Auction!

FINAL CALL: Gloucester Catholic's 16th Annual Basket Auction is open for bidding through Friday, August 28! See details below and join us in supporting GC by bidding on some great items! The Basket Auction currently has 69 amazing items up for bid. Click on the link below to enter the Basket... Read more →


OP-ED: COVID-19 Impact on Mental Health Worsens

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor August 27, 2020 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how Covid-19 is affecting mental health: Andrew Copson is the chief executive of Humanists UK. On August 27, he published a piece on the United Kingdom website, Politics, noting that coronavirus presents Brits with a novel... Read more →


Camden Catholic High School Teacher Charged with Alleged Sexual Assault of Student

Camden City, N.J. (August 26, 2020)--– A high school teacher has been charged for repeatedly sexually assaulting an underage victim that began when the victim was her 17-year-old student, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Cherry Hill Police Chief William “Bud” Monaghan and Gloucester Township Police Chief... Read more →


THE FUTURE OF FALL INTERSCHOLASTIC SPORTS IN THE 17 ARCHDIOCESAN HS

PHILADELPHIA PA (August 24, 2020)--Today, all school families, administrators, faculty, and staff in the 17 Archdiocesan high schools located throughout the five-county regions received a joint letter from Sister Maureen Lawrence McDermott, I.H.M. Ph.D., Superintendent for Secondary Schools for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, and Irene Horstmann Hannan, Chief Executive Officer of... Read more →


Gloucester Catholic Annual Basket Auction August 23 through August 28

The countdown is on! Only one day remaining before you can bid on items in Gloucester Catholic's 16th Annual Basket Auction! See details below and join us in supporting GC by bidding on some great items! The Basket Auction currently has 68 amazing items up for bid, including Item #4 (see... Read more →


Pro-Life Democrats Tried to Persuade Leadership to Soften Language on Abortion

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the Democratic Party Platform: Pro-life Democrats tried to persuade Joe Biden and the leadership of the Democratic Party to soften their language on abortion rights. But the 2020 Democratic Party Platform There was a time Biden was against abortion... Read more →


Are Biden and Linda Sarsour Good Buddies?

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor August 19, 2020 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Joe Biden's criticism of Linda Sarsour: Linda Sarsour is one of the most notorious anti-Semites in the nation. A former leader of the Women's March, she was forced to step down from its board because of... Read more →


Rev. William Kelly Seeking Support for St. Brendan the Navigator Parish Raffle

AVALON, NJ --Please see the attached video link from Rev. William Kelly regarding the annual parish raffle in September. The Church, located at 5012 Dune Drive, Avalon, NJ 08202 relies on the raffle to pay for church expenses and provide for those parishioners in need. This year, more than ever because... Read more →


OP-ED: Scoring Biden And Trump On Religion

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the recent spat over President Trump's criticism of Joe Biden's religious beliefs: Gloucestercitynews.net files (August 13, 2020)--On August 6, President Trump accused Joe Biden of being "against God." When I read this on August 7, I released the following... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Kamala Harris' Catholic Problem

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor August 12, 2020 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the problem Sen. Kamala Harris will have with Catholics: Once Catholic voters learn more about Kamala Harris' positions on an array of moral issues, Joe Biden's vice presidential pick will have a hard time winning them... Read more →


Catholic Charities Penns Grove to the Rescue

By Mary McCusker Photo by Mary McCusker Cristina Chillem, Director of Health and Wellness for Catholic Charities, Diocese of Camden, speaks to a woman at the agency’s food distribution on July 24 in Penns Grove. It was one of 34 food distributions that Catholic Charities has held in South Jersey in... Read more →


Groundbreaking Monday for St. Rita Place

SOUTH PHILADELPHIA, PA (August 8, 2020)--Catholic Housing and Community Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CHCS), in partnership with the National Shrine of Saint Rita of Cascia, will hold a special groundbreaking ceremony for Saint Rita Place, an affordable housing community for independent seniors in South Philadelphia. Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez... Read more →


Guest Opinion: AOC ATTACKS FR. DAMIEN

Bill Donohue | CNBNewsnet Catholic League president Bill Donohue wrote the following letter to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) today: August 3, 2020 Hon. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez 229 Cannon HOB Washington, D.C. 20515 Dear Rep. Ocasio-Cortez: Without provocation, you recently exploded in a fit of rage when you condemned Father Damien, the 19th... Read more →


Camden Diocese Spent Over $18M in Settlements to Sex Abuse Survivors; Because of COVID Closing Account

(Camden City, NJ)(August 1, 2020)--For nearly 30 years the Diocese of Camden has been committed to providing professional counseling to the survivors of child sexual abuse to assist in the healing process and, where it has been requested, to the survivors’ parents, spouses and children. Thus far, the Diocese has expended... Read more →


Washington D.C. Police Arrest Students for Life of America Members

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AUGUST 1, 2020)--Students for Life of America and the Frederick Douglass Foundation had planned to write the words “BLACK PREBORN LIVES MATTER” on the sidewalk outside an abortion clinic in Washington, D.C. Saturday morning, according to a Students for Life press release. However, despite obtaining a permit for their... Read more →


Guest Opinion: The Scourge of White Liberal Racism

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the problem of white liberal racism: It is now considered a truth of the highest order that the United States is irredeemably racist. This has been the steady drumbeat of reporters and commentators for months on end. The villains,... Read more →


Sister Marie St. James Nulty, I.H.M., Longtime Principal

Sister Marie St. James Nulty, I.H.M., died July 10 in Camilla Hall, Immaculata, at age 89. Helen Nulty was born on Aug. 10, 1930 to her parents James and Mary (Carey) Nulty in Philadelphia. Helen attended St. Francis de Sales (1937-1939) and Most Blessed Sacrament Schools (1939-1945) then West Catholic High... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Property Rights and Religious Liberty are Being Threatened

by Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the latest attacks on Christianity: Last week, the U.S. State Department released its “Report of the Commission on Unalienable Rights.” The distinguished panel of experts, chaired by Harvard Law professor Mary Ann Glendon, gave prominence to the role... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: New York Times' Bias Is Not Always Obvious

BY BILL DONOHUE | CNBNews Contributor July 16, 2020 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on further evidence of bias reporting at the New York Times: The opinion editor of the New York Times, Bari Weiss, resigned this week after being shamed for doing her job. She criticized what she saw... Read more →


New Pastor Appointments & Priest Assignments

Bishop Dennis Sullivan announces three pastor appointments. Each is for a six-year term effective July 15. — Father Rene L. Canales, parochial vicar, Our Lady of Hope, Blackwood is named pastor of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Lindenwold. Father Canales, 45, has been in ministry to Hispanic Catholics in Blackwood and the... Read more →


Guest Opinion: NYC and Chicago Mayors Must Go

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how much the mayors of New York City and Chicago have in common: THE WORST! New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot share a similar record on their handling of violence, public health and religious... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Abortion Poll, Bad News for Biden

Bill Donahue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a Gallup poll on abortion that does not bode well for Joe Biden: A new Gallup survey on abortion reveals that this is an issue that should worry Joe Biden. It found that 24% of Americans say that the... Read more →


Catholic Priest in Indiana Suspended for Comparing Antifa and Black Lives Matter to Taliban

By James Crump , The Independent•July 2, 2020 CARMEL, INDIANA--The suspension of Father Theodore Rothrock was announced Wednesday by the Diocese of Lafayette-in-Indiana, which represents 24 Indiana counties. Rothrock was the pastor of St. Elizabeth Seton Parish in Carmel. In a June 28 bulletin to his parish, Rothrock compared antifa and... Read more →


Monsignor Michael Doyle, Longtime Pastor of Sacred Heart to retire July 15

admin Camden City, NJ (July 2, 2020)--Bishop Dennis Sullivan announces that Msgr. Michael J. Doyle, the longtime pastor of Sacred Heart Parish in Camden, will retire on July 15. Msgr. Doyle, 85, has been pastor of Sacred Heart since 1974, a time when he was known for his opposition to the... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Destroying Religious Statues Is Vintage Left

A statue of Catholic St. Junipero Serra was torn down in San Francisco, CA on June 20, and in Los Angeles on the same day, rioters pulled down a statue of St. Junipero. Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor A statue of Catholic St. Junipero Serra was torn down in San Francisco,... Read more →


VIDEO: Life With Msgr. Hodge, Pastor of St. Mary's

Anthony Herbert interviews Msgr. Hodge GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (July 1, 2020)--Monsignor William A. Hodge, pastor of St. Mary's Parish sits down with Anthony Herbert, of Gloucester City, for an interview. He answers a variety of questions, including some personal. For example, at one point in his life, he wanted to be... Read more →


Jack Williams, NMN, SHSN E3, of Gloucester City

Jack Williams, NMN, SHSN E3 April 16, 1993 - April 19, 2020. Age 27. Of Gloucester City. Beloved and cherished son of Luke Williams and Michele L. Greene. Loving brother of Luke and Colleen (Murphy) Williams, Sadie and Erick Williams, Grace Williams and Bridget and Christopher Moise. Cherished grandson of Joseph... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Two of the Worst Political Leaders in NY History Get Creamed in Court

DE BLASIO AND CUOMO EXCEEDED THEIR AUTHORITY Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a judicial decision just handed down that is of utmost importance to people of faith: Protesters can take to the streets, some violently, and that is okay by Mayor Bill de Blasio... Read more →


Illinois Catholic Charities Ask High Court to Support Faith-Based Foster Parenting

Thomas More Society Files Brief in United States Supreme Court Religious Rights Case (June 17, 2020 – Washington, DC) A Philadelphia law that purports to prevent discrimination actually harms children through religious discrimination, according to an amici curiae (friends of the court) brief filed with the United States Supreme Court by... Read more →


Earl 'Butch' W. Bohrer, Jr.; St. Mary's Parishioner, K of C Member, LL and Soccer Coach

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ --Surrounded by his loving family, at home, on June 12, 2020. Age 62. Of Gloucester City. Loving and devoted husband of Joan K. Bohrer (nee Flinn). Loving father of Courtney, Kathleen, Brian (Abby), Heather (Ken) and the late Billy. Cherished grandfather of Ellen Louise, Kenny, Lindsay and Nicholas.... Read more →


Father Paul Hao Trinh, Served at Various Post in the Camden Diocese

Escaped from Vietnam Father Paul Hao Trinh, a priest of the Diocese of Camden for almost 30 years, died June 1 at the age of 83. Since 2007, he had been on sick leave. In his active ministry, he served as parochial vicar at Saint Joseph Pro-Cathedral, Camden, 1990-93; and Saint... Read more →


Fr. Carmen A. Carlone, former Parish Pastor in Vineland, Williamstown, Berlin, Hammonton

Father Carmen A. Carlone, former pastor at Catholic communities in Vineland, Williamstown, Berlin, and Hammonton, died May 29 at the age of 77. In 2010, Father Carlone retired after 41 years as an active priest in the Diocese of Camden. Born in Penns Grove on May 14, 1943, he studied at... Read more →


K of C Council #674 Continues to Help St. Marys Parish, Gloucester City

By Neal Cullen The Catholic Star Herald (Gloucester City, NJ)(June 11, 2020)--Our Pastor, Monsignor William Hodge reported that the parish collection had fallen off due to the cancellation of all Masses in our diocese during the pandemic. As a council, we knew we needed to do something. Several ideas were considered.... Read more →


Guest Opinion: White Liberals Need To Pony Up

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor June 8, 2020 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how white liberals are responding to the protests: It is fascinating to see how white liberals are responding to the protests and the quest for racial equality. They are long on sermons but short on remedies,... Read more →


Archbishop of Rome Writes President Trump on the Forces at Work in the US Riots

source Anglican Link The former papal nuncio to the US writes to President Trump on the spiritual Archbishop Carlo Vigano forces at work in the US riots. They are not spontaneous protests he argues, but part of a deeper plan to subvert Western Christian civilization. “[T]he attack to which you were... Read more →


9 Elementary Schools and I High School Closing in the Archdiocese of Newark

, 2020 NEWARK, NJ --(June 7, 2020)--Ten Catholic schools - nine elementary and one high school around northern New Jersey - will close at the end of the academic year, the Archdiocese of Newark has announced. NJ.com reports that the 10 schools will continue online learning through the end of the... Read more →


Archdiocese on the Resumption of Mass Sometime in June

PHILADELPHIA, PA --The Archdiocese of Philadelphia released the following statement on Saturday pertaining to the anticipated resumption of Mass. In mid-March, the celebration of public Mass was suspended in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the obligation for the faithful to attend Mass was dispensed. Those decisions were not made lightly and... Read more →