• BIGOTRY AND BLOOD MARK PLANNED PARENTHOOD

    BIGOTRY AND BLOOD MARK PLANNED PARENTHOOD

    Bill Donohue comments on a short film, "100 Years," celebrating the centenary of Planned Parenthood: Lena Dunham was a great choice to co-produce this Planned Parenthood propaganda film. She is not only a confessed child abuser, she recently regretted not having an abortion. Having Meryl [...]

  • ABORTION RATE DIPS TO NEW LOW

    ABORTION RATE DIPS TO NEW LOW

    Bill Donohue comments on new abortion data: The Guttmacher Institute, a research firm that is squarely in the pro-abortion camp, has released a new study, "Abortion Incidence and Service Availability in the United States, 2014," that is as interesting in its findings as it is [...]

  • GAY TEACHER SUES CATHOLIC SCHOOL

    GAY TEACHER SUES CATHOLIC SCHOOL

    Bill Donohue comments on a gay teacher who sued a North Carolina Catholic school claiming discrimination: Every prospective Catholic school teacher knows, or should know, what the house rules are. This means, at a minimum, that no one is entitled to claim victim status when [...]

BIGOTRY AND BLOOD MARK PLANNED PARENTHOOD

Bill Donohue comments on a short film, "100 Years," celebrating the centenary of Planned Parenthood: Lena Dunham was a great choice to co-produce this Planned Parenthood propaganda film. She is not only a confessed child [...]

January 19th, 2017|Tags: |

ABORTION RATE DIPS TO NEW LOW

Bill Donohue comments on new abortion data: The Guttmacher Institute, a research firm that is squarely in the pro-abortion camp, has released a new study, "Abortion Incidence and Service Availability in the United States, 2014," [...]

January 18th, 2017|Tags: |

GAY TEACHER SUES CATHOLIC SCHOOL

Bill Donohue comments on a gay teacher who sued a North Carolina Catholic school claiming discrimination: Every prospective Catholic school teacher knows, or should know, what the house rules are. This means, at a minimum, [...]

January 13th, 2017|Tags: |

ST. LOUIS ABORTION BILL IS A DISASTER

Bill Donohue comments on a bill being considered by St. Louis lawmakers: Board Bill 203 is under review by the St. Louis Board of Aldermen. It would amend Ordinance 67119, an anti-discrimination bill, by adding [...]

January 12th, 2017|Tags: |

MEET HBO’S “THE YOUNG POPE”

Bill Donohue comments on the new HBO series, "The Young Pope," which debuts January 15: Most normal men and women will be watching the Packers-Cowboys game on Sunday. Owing to the fact that Monday is [...]

January 12th, 2017|Tags: |

STEVEN MCDONALD, R.I.P.

Bill Donohue comments on the death of Steven McDonald: New York City Police Officer Steven McDonald passed away yesterday. Two years ago, in my book, The Catholic Advantage: Why Health, Happiness and Heaven Await the [...]

January 11th, 2017|Tags: |

TRUMP’S EDUCATION PICK UNDER FIRE

Bill Donohue comments on Donald Trump's Education pick: The Senate is expected to hold hearings next week on Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for Secretary of Education. As soon as he announced his choice [...]

January 10th, 2017|Tags: |

SHOWTIME GETS NASTY

Bill Donohue comments on "The Nasty Show Volume II": "Comedian Brad Williams hosts some of the most deranged minds in comedy." That is the way Showtime plugs "The Nasty Show Volume II." Deranged is actually [...]

January 9th, 2017|Tags: |

WE LOST TWO PRO-LIFE CHAMPIONS

Bill Donohue comments on the passing of two great men on January 7: The pro-life community lost two giants on Saturday: Father Michael Scanlan and Nat Hentoff. I knew them both. They were two of [...]

January 9th, 2017|Tags: |

TRANSGENDER POLITICS UNMASKED

Bill Donohue comments on a woman who sued a Catholic hospital for refusing to change her sex: The mainstream media are floating a fake news story. They are saying that a "man filed suit against [...]

January 6th, 2017|Tags: |
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THE EGGHEADS BLEW IT

William A. Donohue I tweeted the following on November 4. "Bill Kristol, who has been wrong all along, now says Hillary will win bigger than Obama did in 2012. My takeaway—it's good news for Trump." [...]

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WOMEN’S MORAL DESCENT

William A. Donohue In every society throughout history, young men have been the most violent, risk-taking, promiscuous, and reckless segment of society. If men have been the most morally destitute, women have been, or at [...]

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SOROS-FUNDED CATHOLIC LEFT IS DISHONEST

Catholics are as divided as the rest of the nation when it comes to voting, and many look to activist Catholic groups for guidance. While there are good people on both sides, not every organization [...]

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POLITICALLY HOMELESS CATHOLICS

William A. Donohue Historically, the Republican Party has been associated with Protestants, and the Democrats have been the choice of Catholics. "From the 1840s, when Democratic ward-heelers greeted the first great waves of Catholic immigrants [...]

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MOTHER TERESA’S FAILED CRITICS

William A. Donohue On September 4, the Sunday of Labor Day weekend, Mother Teresa will be canonized. Already a saint in the eyes of most persons, regardless of religion, she is clearly deserving of this [...]

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LOOKING BACK

July 1 marks my 23rd anniversary as president of the Catholic League. As such, now is a good time to reflect on our record. One of the raps on the Catholic League has been that [...]

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JUSTIFYING ANTI-CATHOLICISM

William A. Donohue Anti-Zionists often say they are not opposed to Jews, just the Israeli state. Some are telling the truth, but others are lying. Similarly, hyper-critics of Catholicism often say they are anti-clerical, but [...]

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THE NEED TO BE ENTERTAINED

William A. Donohue Virtually everyone I know is sick and tired of the presidential debates, and it matters not a whit whether the person is a Republican or a Democrat. The general consensus is that [...]

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CATHOLIC COMPLACENCY

About a year ago, I was asked by a staffer for Tom Monaghan (of Domino's Pizza fame) to speak at the 2016 Legatus conference. He was upset that Catholics are too complacent; he wanted me [...]

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ABORTION KILLS, USUALLY

William A. Donohue Melissa Ohden should have died in 1977, but the abortion failed. On September 9, 2015, the founder of Abortion Survivors Network testified before the House Judiciary Committee to explain her story. I [...]

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"Abortion Rate Dips to New Low Nationwide, Increases in DC"

January 18th, 2017|

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"Keep the Brew Flowing Sunday—Unless You Want to Watch a Paranoid Pope Who Doesn’t Believe in God"

January 12th, 2017|

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"Trump's Education Pick Betsy DeVos Under Fire"

January 10th, 2017|

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"Trump’s Education Pick Under Fire"

January 10th, 2017|

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"Transgender man sues St. Joseph's in Paterson over denial of surgery"

January 5th, 2017|

NATIONAL CATHOLIC REGISTER

"Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Now Thinks Religion Is 'Very Important'"

January 4th, 2017|

CNSNEWS.COM

"Federal Judge Puts Stop to Obama’s Rank Transgender Power Grab"

January 4th, 2017|

ARTSY.NET

"Censorship, 'Sick Stuff,' and Rudy Giuliani’s Fight to Shut Down the Brooklyn Museum"

December 23rd, 2016|

THE DAILY CALLER

"University Of Maryland Students Demand Muslim Prayer Rooms"

December 23rd, 2016|

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"Obama Spent Last 8 Years Sticking It to Catholics and Catholic Church"

December 16th, 2016|
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DONOHUE’S ROLE IN FBI-WEINER PROBE

Bill Donohue comments on his role in the FBI probe of Anthony Weiner: Two months ago to the day, I asked for an investigation of Anthony Weiner on suspicion of sexually abusing his four-year-old child, [...]

MOTHER TERESA EARNED SAINTHOOD

Bill Donohue explains why Mother Teresa deserves sainthood: On September 4, Blessed Mother Teresa will forever be known as Saint Mother Teresa. I know of no one in my lifetime, save for Saint John Paul [...]

BBC, CATHOLIC CHURCH, AND SEXUAL ABUSE

Bill Donohue has written an in-depth analysis of sexual abuse at the BBC, and the BBC’s coverage of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church. He explains the similarities and dissimilarities, focusing on why the scandals [...]

When the Pope Tried to Kill Hitler

Church of Spies: The Pope’s Secret War Against Hitler by Mark Riebling Basic Books, New York, 2015 375 pages, $29.99. Ronald J. Rychlak Pope Pius XII and the Nazis: far too many writers have wandered [...]

SHINING THE LIGHT ON “SPOTLIGHT”

Bill Donohue The movie "Spotlight" is bound to spark more conversation about the sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic Church. Unfortunately, much of what the American public knows about this issue is derived from the [...]

MEDIA GUIDE TO PHONY CATHOLIC GROUPS

To read how these 15 dissident organizations are falsely marketing themselves as truly Catholic entities, click here.

The Noble Legacy of Fr. Serra

To read Bill Donohue's booklet, "The Noble Legacy of Fr. Serra," click here.

CATHOLIC LEAGUE SURVEY OF CATHOLICS

Bill Donohue Editor's note: Survey research is an area of study pioneered by sociologists. This explains why Bill Donohue made recommendations and crafted some of the questions. He has a Ph.D. in sociology from New [...]

Bill Maher’s History of Anti-Catholicism, 1998-2016

Bill Maher's History of Anti-Catholicism, 1998-2016 CATHOLIC LEAGUE
 For Religious and Civil Rights June 27, 2016, "Real Time with Bill Maher," [HBO] Maher: Here is what he said on Friday night in front of his compliant [...]

DISSIDENTS TARGET BISHOP DEWANE

Dissident lay Catholics in Southwest Florida, along with some priests, have declared war on Bishop Frank Dewane. He is the Bishop of Venice and is by all accounts a loyal son of the Church. Which [...]

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CATHOLIC LEAGUE FOR RELIGIOUS AND CIVIL RIGHTS 2016 YEAR IN REVIEW

 Bill Donohue Twenty years ago, I wrote that "the most invidious form of anti-Catholicism is that which emanates from elite circles." I also noted that "there is also a brand of anti-Catholicism that comes from [...]

PREFACE

By any index, we had a very good year in 2015. That is largely due to our employees, and to our members who make it happen. We are fortunate to have a very competent staff. [...]

Executive Summary

The Catholic event of the year—at least for Americans—was also the Catholic League event of the year, namely, the pope's historic visit to Washington, D.C., New York City, and Philadelphia. Pope Francis electrified the nation, [...]

Activist Organizations

January In 2013, Rebecca Randles, an attorney who works with supreme Catholic-suing lawyer Jeffrey Anderson, sued Bill Donohue and the Catholic League for allegedly libeling a man who had made accusations against a priest in [...]

The Arts

March Grants Pass, OR – Jim Ingraham's picture was selected as the Caveman Camera Club's image of the month for March. Given the theme of "contradiction,'' Ingraham shot a photograph he titled "Bad Nun." The [...]

Charlie Hebdo Controversy

A week into the new year saw the horrible death of 12 people, most of whom worked at the Paris office of Charlie Hebdo; a police officer was among the dead. The weekly publication is [...]

Education

February 9 Yulee, FL – A student at Yulee High School ended the school's morning announcement with "God Bless America." This caused the American Humanist Association to contact the school and the Nassau County School [...]

Government

February 3 Gresham, OR – The Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries found Aaron and Melissa Klein, who run a bakery, guilty of discrimination for refusing to bake a wedding cake for a lesbian couple [...]

Media

October 2 Roseburg, OR – Here is what Chris Harper-Mercer said to his victims just before he killed them at Umpqua Community College: "Are you Christian?" After they stood up he said, "Good, because you're [...]

Papal Visit

The most historic Catholic event of the year was Pope Francis' visit to the United States. While it occasioned much goodwill, and overall very fair media coverage, there were some notable exceptions. A selection will be [...]

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BIGOTRY AND BLOOD MARK PLANNED PARENTHOOD

January 19th, 2017|Comments Off on BIGOTRY AND BLOOD MARK PLANNED PARENTHOOD

Bill Donohue comments on a short film, "100 Years," celebrating the centenary of Planned Parenthood: Lena Dunham was a great choice to co-produce this Planned Parenthood propaganda film. She is [...]

CNSNEWS.COM

January 18th, 2017|Comments Off on CNSNEWS.COM

"Abortion Rate Dips to New Low Nationwide, Increases in DC"

ABORTION RATE DIPS TO NEW LOW

January 18th, 2017|Comments Off on ABORTION RATE DIPS TO NEW LOW

Bill Donohue comments on new abortion data: The Guttmacher Institute, a research firm that is squarely in the pro-abortion camp, has released a new study, "Abortion Incidence and Service Availability [...]

GAY TEACHER SUES CATHOLIC SCHOOL

January 13th, 2017|Comments Off on GAY TEACHER SUES CATHOLIC SCHOOL

Bill Donohue comments on a gay teacher who sued a North Carolina Catholic school claiming discrimination: Every prospective Catholic school teacher knows, or should know, what the house rules are. [...]