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People attend the annual St. Patrick's Day parade in New York on March 17 2014. (credit: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP PHOTO/Getty Images)

Catholic League Says It Will Not March In 2015 St. Patrick’s Day Parade

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.

09/11/2014

Gay rights supporters protest against the exclusion of the gay community from the St. Patrick's Day parade during the annual event in New York on March 17, 2014.  (credit: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP PHOTO/Getty Images)

Catholic League President Blasts Gay Pride Parade Organizers Over Mandatory Rules For Participants

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.

03/21/2014

Gay rights supporters protest against the exclusion of the gay community from the St. Patrick's Day parade during the annual event in New York on March 17, 2014.  (credit: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP PHOTO/Getty Images)

Catholic League President Furious After St. Patrick’s Day Parade Boycotts

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.

03/19/2014

New York City Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio gives his victory speech on Nov. 5, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Catholic Leader Furious With De Blasio After No Priests Added To Transition Team

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.

11/22/2013

Timothy Cardinal Dolan in Vatican City - Feb 18, 2012 (credit: FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Catholic League Upset Empire State Building To ‘Stiff’ Cardinal Dolan

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.

02/24/2012

Contraception debate on Capitol Hill

Female Senators Blast Contraception Hearing Featuring All Male Religious, Political Figures

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.

02/17/2012

Rick Santorum

Pundit: Santorum Cleaning Up In Aftermath Of President Obama-Contraception Mess

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.

02/14/2012

Archbishop Timothy Dolan (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)/President Barack Obama (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Announces Compromise On Contraception Measure; Catholic Leaders Furious

Catholic groups are livid over the compromise, calling President Barack Obama’s move a “ploy” that “adds insult to injury.”

02/10/2012

Archbishop Timothy Dolan (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Cardinal-Designate Dolan: President Obama Needs To Stop ‘Intruding Into Internal Life Of A Church’

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.

02/08/2012

A new low-dose birth control patch is in clinical trials, and its lower estrogen levels could decrease the risk of side effects found in the current birth control patch.

Catholic Leaders Blast White House’s Take On Contraception Debate Negotiations Time Frame

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.

02/07/2012

Birth Control Pill (file)

Catholic League Poised To Go To War With Obama Over Mandatory Birth Control Payments

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.

02/06/2012

Peter Shearer (L) and Dan Gallagher (R) (credit: CBS 2)

Proposals Follow Passage Of Marriage Equality Act

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.

06/25/2011

Colin Cunliffe, left, and Brewter Mccall, right, of Manhattan, celebrate the legalization of same-sex marriage in New York State outside the Stonewall Inn on Christopher St, Friday, June 24, 2011, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

New Yorkers Celebrate Same-Sex Marriage Legislation

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.

06/25/2011

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Officials: Watching Porn At NYC Libraries Falls Within First Amendment Rights

It’s the last thing you’d expect to find at New York City’s public libraries. But find it you will — pornography.

04/25/2011

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Catholics Fire Back At Atheists In Billboard Battle

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.

12/01/2010