A week after Organizers of the NYC St. Patrick’s Day parade announced that they are ending a ban and allowing a gay group to march under its own banner for the first time, the president of the Catholic League said his group will not march in the parade.
The spat between gay rights groups and the Catholic League began ahead of the 253rd annual New York City St. Patrick’s Day parade on Monday.
The President of the Catholic League this week took issue after Mayor Bill de Blasio declined to march, and sponsors withdrew, from the New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade amid a dispute over whether participants can carry pro-gay signs.
Did New York City’s incoming mayor snub Catholics? There are questions about why Catholic leaders are not on Bill de Blasio’s transition team, even though other religious leaders are.
The Catholic League’s Bill Donohue is still steamed over the Empire State Building refusing to honor Mother Teresa and he says it’s not surprising that they’re going to “stiff” the newly elevated Cardinal Timothy Dolan.
There were protests on Capitol Hill on Friday from female lawmakers about the all-male panel of witnesses called to testify about what they believe is the Obama administration’s violation of religious freedom. The lawmakers said it’s a women’s rights issue.
It wasn’t a card; it was a poll. But it was a great Valentine’s Day presents for Santorum – an ‘I love you’ from Republican voters that sent him to the top of the GOP presidential race.
Catholic groups are livid over the compromise, calling President Barack Obama’s move a “ploy” that “adds insult to injury.”
Cardinal-designate Timothy Dolan came to the South Bronx to bless a library, but he had no blessings — just harsh words — for President Barack Obama, who wants Catholic institutions to pay for birth control.
The White House was on the run Tuesday as the controversy over requiring Catholic institutions to provide birth control to their employees erupted on the campaign trail.
Catholic leaders upped the ante Monday, threatening to challenge the Obama administration over a provision of the new health care law that would require all employers, including religious institutions, to pay for birth control.
Dan Gallagher and Peter Shearer were dating for 14 years, but it took only 30 seconds to pop the question, in the middle of the New York Lesbian and Gay Pride Run no less.
Activists are calling it a major victory in civil rights as celebrations continue around New York City today after Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a same-sex marriage bill into law.
It’s the last thing you’d expect to find at New York City’s public libraries. But find it you will — pornography.
The Catholic League has responded to an anti-Christmas billboard by the American Atheists organization by putting up one of its own that extols Christmas.