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Philadelphia Diocese Launches Catholic Charities Appeal

Monday morning at a news conference, Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez launched the 2021 Catholic Charities Appeal (CCA), the Archdiocese of Philadelphia's single largest and most important annual fundraising initiative. It benefits hundreds of thousands of people through countless organizations and ministries in the Archdiocese. This year’s fundraising goal is $12.5 million... Read more →


Larry King R.I.P.

by Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor January 23, 2021 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the death of Larry King: Larry King was perhaps the greatest interviewer of all time. Unlike today's cable news hosts, Larry came to the table without cue cards. There were no canned questions prepared by... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: ACLU Attacks Trump's Free Speech

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the American Civil Liberties Union’s (ACLU) call for the impeachment of President Donald Trump: Gloucestercitynews.net files Over the weekend, on January 9th, the ACLU’s board of directors met to discuss the impeachment of President Trump. On January 10th, it... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: Who Is Guilty Of Inciting Riots?

ABC News (Australia) Looters have overrun streets in Washington DC and New York City and fires have been ignited near the White House as the US experienced its sixth night of violence fuelled by the killings of black people at the hands of police. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-06-0... During the summer... Read more →


The Catholic League's 2020 Year in Review

Bill Donohue When I became president and CEO of the Catholic League in 1993, the lion’s share of anti-Catholic bigotry stemmed from the entertainment industry and the media. Fast forward to today and we find that the primary source of anti-Catholicism is government. In other words, we are regressing. It is... Read more →


GUEST OPINION:

Media Infatuated With Biden's Fait

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on media reaction to Joe Biden’s faith: CNN ran a piece December 13 noting that Joe Biden goes to church, prays, and carries a rosary. Right after the election, America, the Jesuit media outlet, commented that Biden prays and carries... Read more →


ARCHDIOCESE ISSUES GUIDANCE FOR THE APPLICATION OF THE LIMITED TIME MITIGATION

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania issued an order for Limited Time Mitigation on Thursday, December 10, 2020. The order from Governor Wolf and Secretary of Health, Dr. Rachel Levine, includes this stated exception: “Churches, synagogues, temples, mosques and other places of congregate worship are specifically excluded from the limitations set forth above... Read more →


Catholic League Life-Size Nativity Scene in Central Park

by Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the Catholic League’s nativity scene on public property: Today, the Catholic League erected a life-size nativity scene in Central Park, on a piece of public property in front of the Plaza Hotel, between 58th and 59th Street on... Read more →


CATHOLIC SOCIAL SERVICES OF THE ARCHDIOCESE RECOGNIZES 24 DEDICATED PARTNERS

PHILADELPHIA PA--Each year, Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CSS) honors dedicated staff and administrators who are celebrating significant service milestones for the contributions they have made to the Church’s works of charity. This year, CSS is pleased to recognize 24 “Partners in Mission” from programs throughout the five-county... Read more →


40 full scholarships were awarded to eighth grade students across the Philadelphia Archdiocese,

...a $1.3 million commitment from the Connelly Foundation to these students over the next four years PHILADELPHIA (Dec. 7, 2020) – Last week, the Connelly Foundation announced virtually its 2021 Neumann Scholars, awarding 40 academically talented eighth grade students from 30 regional parochial schools with four-year, full scholarships to attend any... Read more →


Following the End of Leaf Season, PATCO Shifts to New Schedule Starting Saturday

A new schedule will go into effect on Saturday, December 5. The new timetable marks the end of the current “leaf season” schedule when trains operated at reduced speeds due to slippery rail conditions. The new schedule aims to provide a high level of service with appropriate social distancing for customers... Read more →


Donohue: Catholics Need To Be Wary of Neera Tanden

By Bill Donohue Joe Biden has nominated Neera Tanden to direct the Office of Management and Budget in his administration. It is a bad choice. There are several reasons why Catholics cannot trust her. Tanden heads the Center for American Progress (CAP), a left-wing think tank funded by Big Tech and... Read more →


New Jersey State Crime Investigation: Pagans MC, The Most Vicious Outlaw Gang

Report Issued September 2020 video source Gangland Documentary Introduction The biker sat parked next to a pump at a Newark gas station when a burly man wielding a metal bat approached from behind. The first blow – one of many more to come – struck the back of the biker’s head.... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: Biden's Friends & Allies Threaten Religious Liberty

by Bill Donohue | The Catholic League Left-wing advocacy organizations are wasting no time pressing Joe Biden to do away with the religious liberty protections afforded by the Trump administration. As we have previously detailed, no president has done more to secure religious liberty than Donald Trump. The three most prominent... Read more →


IT AIN'T OVER TILL IT'S OVER

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews Here we are eight days after the 2020 election and we still don't have a decisive winner. President Donald Trump has announced he is contesting the results. And, there is a general consensus the outcome of the contest will be decided by the nine Justices... Read more →


SAINTS PHILIP & JAMES SCHOOL PRE-SCHOOL PROGRAM VOTED BEST PRE-SCHOOL IN CHESTER COUNTY 

BY THE DAILY LOCAL NEWS READERS’ CHOICE AWARDS Saints Philip and James Parish School (SSPJ) in Exton (Chester County) was voted Best Pre-School in Chester County by the Daily Local News Readers’ Choice awards program. Each year the Daily Local News asks readers to vote on the best businesses and services... Read more →


ARCHBISHOP PÉREZ WILL VISIT SAINT HUBERT CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL FOR GIRLS

AND CELEBRATE MASS IN HONOR OF SAINT HUBERT’S FEAST DAY Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez will visit Saint Hubert Catholic High School for Girls(SHHS) in the Tacony section of Philadelphia and celebrate Mass in honor of the school’s patron saints’ feast day. Father Carl Pieber, C.M., Board Chair of SHHSand the Sub-Director... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Trump Didn't Create Rudeness

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Trump's critics: After watching President Trump for the past few years, New York Times columnist David Brooks recently opined that he fully expected "the country would rise up in moral revulsion" at his gruff style. He is dumbfounded at... Read more →


Video: Courage and Conviction, The True Story of Christopher Columbus

Courage and Conviction: The True Story of Christopher Columbus is a thorough examination of the life and legacy of the fearless discoverer of America. Through expert interviews and archival footage, we look at the origins of Columbus Day and the symbolic role that Columbus has for Catholic immigrants, especially Italian Americans.... Read more →


Guest Opinion: Catholic Schools in Pennsylvania Face Uncertainty in the Pandemic era

By Colleen Hroncich/ The Center Square When Apryl and James Dolgas enrolled their sons, Brady and Alec, in Catholic schools, they anticipated financial hardship. Though tuition at Johnstown’s Divine Mercy Academy and Bishop McCort High School is less than half what their local school district spends per pupil, it was still... Read more →


*Diocese of Camden Married/Engaged Events

By Carmela Malerba - St. Andrew the Apostle Church Pre-Cana program, to aid in the preparation of couples for the Sacrament of Marriage, led by the Pre-Cana Team, Rev. Victorino Coronado, Deacon Craig and Judy Bickel and other faith-filled married couples from the parish. Many topics and discussions will take place... Read more →


Bishop Dennis Sullivan: The Right to Life Should Be Our Concern

Recently, on the occasion of my 49th anniversary of ordination to the priesthood, one of my brother priests gifted me a lovely framed card on which are found these words: LIFE IS NO LESS BEAUTIFUL WHEN IT IS ACCOMPANIED BY ILLNESS OR WEAKNESS, HUNGER OR POVERTY, PHYSICAL OR MENTAL DISEASES, LONELINESS... Read more →


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 →


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 →


VIDEO: The Problems Children Experience from Living in Fatherless Homes

"Six men have fathered 87 children with 50 different women. Children who come from fatherless homes are five times more likely to commit suicide, 32 times more likely to run away, 20 more times to have a behavioral problem, 14 more times to commit rape, 10 more times more likely to... Read more →


Bishop Dennis Sullivan Explains Why Camden Diocese Filed for Chapter 11

The Diocese of Camden has filed for reorganization under Chapter 11 to protect its assets. Below, Bishop Dennis Sullivan, head of the Diocese explains why. This year has seen historic difficulties in South Jersey, in our country and across the world due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic to which... 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 →


Shrine of St. Katharine Drexel to Celebrate 20th Anniversary of Canonization

at the CATHEDRAL BASILICA OF SAINTS PETER AND PAUL Faithful throughout the Archdiocese of Philadelphia are invited to celebrate the 20thanniversary of the canonization of Saint Katharine Drexel, a native Philadelphian and the second American-born citizen to be canonized by the Catholic Church. The Solemn Mass will be held at the... Read more →


Career Politician Joe Biden's Evolving Abortion Views

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Joe Biden's changing views on abortion: Joe Biden entered the senate in 1973, the same year the Supreme Court legalized abortion in its Roe v. Wade decision. He has evolved from being strongly pro-life to rabidly pro-abortion. Here is... Read more →


Judge Barrett's Catholic Faith Trashed By Media And Activists

By Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor (September 28, 2020)--Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on who is trashing Amy Coney Barrett's Catholicism: Judge Amy Coney Barrett As I predicted last week, Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett would be spared another round of anti-Catholic commentary by senate Democrats. From what was... 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 →


VIDEO: Anarchists in Kentucky Supported by Louisville Bail Initiative

CNBNews Staff Louisville, Kentucky (Sept. 25, 2020)-- Anarchists unload signs and weapons from a U-Haul following the announcement on Wednesday, Sept. 23, that officers Sgt. Jon Mattingly and Detective Miles Cosgrove who fired their weapons at Breonna Taylor’s home were deemed justified in the shooting. Det. Brett Hankison, was charged with... 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 →


SAY IT ISN'T SO! Fox News Has Become A Supporter Of George Soros

BILL DONOHUE | CNBNEWS CONTRIBUTOR Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Fox News and George Soros: On September 16, Newt Gingrich was cut off the air on a Fox News show, “Outnumbered,” for merely mentioning the role that George Soros is playing in fomenting the anti-cop agenda of the left.... Read more →


JOHN AND ROBIN BERRY ANNOUNCE RELEASE OF NEW UPLIFTING PODCAST SERIES

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (September 14, 2020) -- Grammy-winning artist, John Berryand his wife Robin have worked together most of his music career, and now have embarked on a new journey and project they are creating together through the podcast series Faith, Family & Friends. The bi-weekly subscription based podcast is an interview... 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 →


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 →


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 →


Guest Opinion: The Black Lives Matter Movement Endangers Blacks

Bill Donohue | CNBNews Contributor Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Black Lives Matter: One of the greatest threats to the health and safety of black Americans today is not the police. It is Black Lives Matter. The facts are incontrovertible. Crime is a serious problem in many black inner-city... 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 →


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 →