MICROSOFT’S LGBT CHRISTMAS AD

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  • MICROSOFT’S LGBT CHRISTMAS AD

    MICROSOFT’S LGBT CHRISTMAS AD

    Bill Donohue comments on Microsoft's Christmas ad: Ask any schoolboy what the meaning of Christmas is, and he will say it celebrates the birth of Jesus. Ask the ideologues at Microsoft, and they will say it means whatever their politics dictate. This year it represents [...]

  • SANTA’S BACK AT HILLSBORO

    SANTA’S BACK AT HILLSBORO

    Bill Donohue comments on a reply from Hillsboro School District: On December 5, in a news release titled, "Diversity = Intolerance," I mentioned that Oregon's Hillsboro School District issued a policy requesting that employees "refrain" from decorating their office doors with Santa. That's because some [...]

  • TRUMP WILL BE RELIGION-FRIENDLY

    TRUMP WILL BE RELIGION-FRIENDLY

    Bill Donohue comments on Donald Trump's friendly attitude toward religion: None of the three biggest vote getters in the primaries—Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and Bernie Sanders—are known for their deeply rooted religious convictions. Trump is Presbyterian and Clinton is a Methodist, and like many mainline [...]

MICROSOFT’S LGBT CHRISTMAS AD

Bill Donohue comments on Microsoft's Christmas ad: Ask any schoolboy what the meaning of Christmas is, and he will say it celebrates the birth of Jesus. Ask the ideologues at Microsoft, and they will say [...]

December 9th, 2016|

SANTA’S BACK AT HILLSBORO

Bill Donohue comments on a reply from Hillsboro School District: On December 5, in a news release titled, "Diversity = Intolerance," I mentioned that Oregon's Hillsboro School District issued a policy requesting that employees "refrain" [...]

December 9th, 2016|

TRUMP WILL BE RELIGION-FRIENDLY

Bill Donohue comments on Donald Trump's friendly attitude toward religion: None of the three biggest vote getters in the primaries—Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and Bernie Sanders—are known for their deeply rooted religious convictions. Trump is [...]

December 7th, 2016|Tags: |

ATHEISTS AND SATANISTS—ONE AND THE SAME

Bill Donohue comments on the activities of atheists and Satanists: American Atheists and Satanists say they are opposed to all religions, but they lie: it is Christianity that they really hate. The proof is evident [...]

December 6th, 2016|Tags: |

DIVERSITY = INTOLERANCE

Bill Donohue comments on the true meaning of diversity: Old-fashioned bigots are honest: they don't mince words or try to disguise their bigotry. Today's bigots are dishonest: they talk endlessly about the virtues of "diversity [...]

December 5th, 2016|Tags: |

NATIVITY SCENES BELONG IN NYC SCHOOLS

Bill Donohue comments on why nativity scenes should be displayed in New York City public schools: New York City permits the display of Jewish religious symbols, e.g., the menorah, on public property and in public [...]

December 5th, 2016|Tags: |

CENSORING AND NEUTERING CHRISTMAS

Bill Donohue comments on the anti-Christmas efforts of the Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF): Secularists are not necessarily anti-Christmas, but the radicals in their ranks are. At the top of the list is FFRF. Its [...]

December 1st, 2016|Tags: |

THE POLITICS OF HATE CRIMES

Bill Donohue comments on the role the Southern Poverty Law Center plays in politicizing hate crimes: After Hillary Clinton lost the election, she, her staff, and her supporters were sent reeling. Many have yet to [...]

November 30th, 2016|Tags: |

CHRIS HARDWICK EXPOSES HIMSELF

Bill Donohue comments on remarks made last night by Chris Hardwick on Comedy Central: Chris Hardwick exposed himself last night as an illiterate. Here is what he said on "@Midnight with Chris Hardwick." "Thanksgiving is [...]

November 29th, 2016|Tags: |

HIJACKING CHRISTMAS TURNS UGLY

Bill Donohue comments on three examples of Christmas being hijacked to make a cultural statement, some of which are offensive: Those who want a new twist on the traditional crèche can buy a 10-piece Hipster [...]

November 28th, 2016|Tags: |
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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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NO “SPOTLIGHT” ON HOLLYWOOD CHILD RAPE

William A. Donohue In the run-up to the November 6 debut of "Spotlight," movie reviewers hailed it as an eye-opening account of the sexual abuse scandal that occurred in the Boston Archdiocese. But Hollywood has [...]

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GOP USA

"Retailer inflexible about controversial policy"

December 8th, 2016|

WORLD RELIGION NEWS

"FFRF and American Atheists Declare Annual Christmas 'War on State/Church Separation' has Started"

December 7th, 2016|

NEWSMAX.COM

"Trump Is Religion-Friendly"

December 7th, 2016|

CNSNEWS.COM

"Trump Will Be Religion-Friendly"

December 7th, 2016|

NEWSMAX.COM

"Left Politicizes Hate Crimes"

November 30th, 2016|

CNSNEWS.COM

"Perfecting the Politicization of Hate Crimes"

November 30th, 2016|

THE CHRISTIAN POST

"3 'Offensive' Ways Christmas Is Being Hijacked in America: Catholic League"

November 29th, 2016|

PHILLY.COM

"Trump not my fan, but quite a loyal follower"

November 27th, 2016|

THE CHRISTIAN TIMES

"Indiana City renames Good Friday and Columbus day for sake of inclusivity"

November 24th, 2016|

GET RELIGION

"'Cruxifiction': Numbing media reaction after a mayor renames Good Friday"

November 24th, 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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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 [...]

The War on Christmas

The animus against Christmas manifests itself in a myriad of ways, and 2015 was no exception.  The anti-Christmas bigots from the Freedom From Religion Foundation threatened a lawsuit against a small Minnesota town because it [...]

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MICROSOFT’S LGBT CHRISTMAS AD

December 9th, 2016|Comments Off on MICROSOFT’S LGBT CHRISTMAS AD

Bill Donohue comments on Microsoft's Christmas ad: Ask any schoolboy what the meaning of Christmas is, and he will say it celebrates the birth of Jesus. Ask the ideologues at [...]

SANTA’S BACK AT HILLSBORO

December 9th, 2016|Comments Off on SANTA’S BACK AT HILLSBORO

Bill Donohue comments on a reply from Hillsboro School District: On December 5, in a news release titled, "Diversity = Intolerance," I mentioned that Oregon's Hillsboro School District issued a [...]

GOP USA

December 8th, 2016|Comments Off on GOP USA

"Retailer inflexible about controversial policy"

TRUMP WILL BE RELIGION-FRIENDLY

December 7th, 2016|Comments Off on TRUMP WILL BE RELIGION-FRIENDLY

Bill Donohue comments on Donald Trump's friendly attitude toward religion: None of the three biggest vote getters in the primaries—Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and Bernie Sanders—are known for their deeply [...]