Loading
Critique from ‘The View’ of Boulder Catholic school was opportunistic, Catholic League says

.- A Colorado Catholic school which told two children under the guardianship of two homosexual partners they could not re-enroll on account of their guardians’ relationship has drawn “inevitable” criticism from the hosts of “The View” because they “never miss an opportunity to rip the Catholic Church,” the Catholic League says.

Several weeks ago staff members at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Boulder, Colorado were told that that an attending preschooler and kindergartner, whose two guardians are lesbian women, would not be re-enrolled after they finished the 2010-2011 school year.

In response to mostly negative media coverage, Archbishop of Denver Charles J. Chaput explained the decision, saying “If parents don’t respect the beliefs of the Church, or live in a manner that openly rejects those beliefs, then partnering with those parents becomes very difficult, if not impossible.”

On Tuesday the hosts of the daytime ABC talk show “The View” criticized the school, prompting a response from Catholic League president Bill Donohue.

Donohue said he thought it was “inevitable” the issue would become a topic on “The View” because the hosts “never miss an opportunity to rip the Catholic Church whenever it fails to ratify the secular thinking in the dominant culture.”

Noting that one of the show’s hosts, Joy Behar, predicted they would be hearing from Bill Donohue, which Donohue argued was not surprising.

“If five Catholics with a history of anti-Semitism bashed the house rules of a yeshiva, would it not occasion a news release from Abe Foxman at the ADL?” he asked rhetorically.

Donohue said that none of the hosts upset with the Catholic school is Catholic, while Behar, Elisabeth Hasselbeck and Whoopi Goldberg are all former Catholics. He particularly criticized Hasselbeck, saying she is “still obsessed” with Catholicism.

“Both Behar and Hasselbeck said yesterday that Jesus would not have approved of the Catholic school’s decision. Nice to know they have a pipeline to the Almighty, and that they consider themselves to be tolerant, non-judgmental and without a trace of bigotry.”


Ads by AdsLiveMedia(What's this?)

* The number of messages that can be online is limited. CNA reserves the right to edit messages for content and tone. Comments and opinions expressed by users do not necessarily reflect the opinions or beliefs of CNA. CNA will not publish comments with abusive language, insults or links to other pages

RESOURCES »

Ads by Google (What's this?)

Featured Videos

Pilgrimage from Czech Republic to Assisi and Rome for intentions
Pilgrimage from Czech Republic to Assisi and Rome for intentions
Testimony of young Indian who met Pope in Korea
Preparations of the Closing Mass of 6th Asian Youth Day
Missionary of Charity, Korea
Testimony of Christian Love during Pope's Visit to Korea
Religious Sisters in South Korea react to Pope Francis kissing a baby
Warm atmosphere during Holy Mass at Daejeon World Cup Stadium
Images inside Pope Francis flight to South Korea
The tombs of the early Christians
Missionaries of Africa, called "the White Fathers"
Italian youth give testimony after mission to Peru
Interview with Iraqi Ambassador to the Holy See on the persecution of Christians
New book 'The Vatican unknown'
A Look at India from Rome
3D Church mapping
#PAUSEforPeace Initiative
Dedicating art to San Juan de la Cruz
A state without territory elects new government
The renewal of the Legionaries of Christ
Presentation of the book "The Pastor"
Aug
29

Liturgical Calendar

August 29, 2014

The Passion of Saint John the Baptist

All readings:
Today »
This year »

Catholic Daily

Gospel of the Day

Mk 6:17-29

Gospel
Date
08/29/14
08/28/14
08/27/14

Daily Readings


First Reading:: 1 Cor 1: 17-25
Gospel:: Mk 6: 17-29

Homily of the Day

Mk 6:17-29

Homily
Date
08/29/14
08/28/14
08/27/14

Ads by AdsLiveMedia.com

Ads by AdsLiveMedia.com
     HTML
Text only
Headlines
  

Follow us: