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Billboard Delivers Clear Message to Catholic Voters

Today Catholic Defense League of Minnesota (CDLMN) announced it has added a billboard advertisement as a follow-up to its newspaper ad which ran in the Minneapolis Star Tribune on Sunday. The east-facing digital billboard is located on Interstate 694 at Lexington Avenue in Shoreview, Minnesota.  The advertisement is estimated to receive nearly 28,000 views per more »

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Catholic Defense League of Minnesota Runs Advertisement Debunking Pro-Abortion Propaganda

Today Catholic Defense League of Minnesota (CDLMN) sponsored an advertisement in the Minneapolis Star Tribune challenging the recent deceptive pro-abortion ad from a group calling itself “Catholics for Choice.” “Our ad seeks to set the record straight on what is authentic Catholic teaching on abortion,” said Val Baertlein, spokesperson for CDLMN.  The ad cites the more »

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Freedom of Conscience Upheld

 CONTACT: Val Baertlein 651-766-7896
Freedom of Conscience Upheld in Today’s Hobby Lobby Decision
 Today the Supreme Court, in a 5 to 4 decision, found that two for-profit corporations with sincerely held religious beliefs do not have to provide contraceptives, including abortifacients, at no cost to their employees under to more »

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What part of ‘YES’ does Jeff Anderson not understand?

 CONTACT: Marlene Reid 651-788-9138
 What part of “YES” do Attorney Jeff Anderson and his media henchmen not understand? In reading the deposition Attorney Jeff Anderson conducted with Archbishop Robert Carlson of St. Louis regarding clergy sexual abuse cases while Archbishop Carlson was in the Twin Cities, it is apparent more »

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Prosecutors “Troubled” That Archdiocese Obeyed the Law?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 29, 2014 CONTACT: David Strom 651-503-7443 Prosecutors “Troubled” That Archdiocese Obeyed the Law? The Catholic Church did the right thing, but still gets criticized. St. Paul, MN—The Ramsey County Prosecutor’s office has an odd standard when it comes to portraying the Catholic Church when it demonstrably did the right thing and more »

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Open Season on Priests?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 4, 2014 CONTACT: David Strom 651-503-7443 Open Season on Priests? Demands to disclose names of priests NOT credibly accused of abuse go too far. St. Paul, MN—Catholics priests have rights, too, and the Catholic  Defense League of Minnesota is pushing back against recent attacks on the Catholic Church. “It’s been open season on priests, more »

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Minnesota Catholic Defense League Calls on MPR to Release All Information it has About Abuse Scandal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 20, 2013 CONTACT: David Strom 651-503-7443   Minnesota Catholic Defense League Calls on MPR to Release All Information it has About Abuse Scandal Are they withholding important information that could protect children to favor their editorial schedule?   (St. Paul, MN) The Minnesota Catholic Defense League called on Minnesota Public Radio more »

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Minnesota Lay Catholics Defend Church Teaching on Marriage

Explain why Catholics can never support homosexual “marriage” St. Paul – Homosexual advocates held a rally today at the Minnesota State Capitol in support of redefining marriage to include homosexual unions. The rally was sponsored in part by an organization called Catholics for Marriage Equality. The Catholic Defense League responded by attending the rally in more »

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Is Minnesota Democratic Leadership Anti-Catholic?

Brian Melendez’s refusal to apologize for offensive ads leaves Catholics wondering St. Paul – Yesterday the Catholic Defense League (CDL) issued a letter to Democrat-Farm-Labor (DFL) Party Chairman Brian Melendez demanding an immediate apology for political advertisements they believe denigrate the Catholic Church. The series of ads feature Catholic imagery superimposed with slanderous statements.  One more »

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