HIGH COURT UPHOLDS PRISONERS’ RIGHTS

May 31, 2005

In a unanimous decision, the U.S. Supreme Court today upheld the religious liberty rights of prisoners.  Catholic League president William Donohue applauded the ruling: “The Catholic League frequently receives complaints from Catholic prisoners who maintain that their religious-liberty rights have been violated.  We probe each case separately seeking... [Read more...]

BILL DONOHUE’S LETTER TO SUMNER REDSTONE

May 27, 2005

Mr. Sumner Redstone CEO, Viacom 1515 Broadway New York, New York 10036-5794 Dear Mr. Redstone: “Mother F–king Teresa.”  [In the letter, the full word was spelled.]  That’s what Showtime’s Penn and Teller called Mother Teresa on shows that aired May 23, 24 and 27.  From beginning to end, the episode, “Holier Than Thou,” derided Mother... [Read more...]

CATHOLIC LEAGUE PRESS CONFERENCE

May 25, 2005

On May 26, the Catholic League will hold a press conference at 1:30 p.m. outside the Marriott Marquis Hotel on Broadway and 46th Street in New York City.  The press conference will address the vile assault on Mother Teresa that Showtime aired this week in its “Holier Than Thou” episode of Penn and Teller; Showtime is owned by Viacom. The timing... [Read more...]

“MOTHER F—KING TERESA” COURTESY OF VIACOM

May 25, 2005

Catholic League president William Donohue wrote the following today: “In the 12 years that I have been president of the Catholic League, I have never witnessed a more vicious attack on Catholicism than what appeared this week on the Showtime program, ‘Penn and Teller.’  The episode, ‘Holier Than Thou,’ was a frontal assault on Mother Teresa... [Read more...]

STEM CELL BILL SKIRTS REAL ISSUE

May 25, 2005

Catholic League president William Donohue commented today on the passage yesterday of a House bill authorizing an expansion of federal funds for new embryonic stem cell research: “Those who voted for the bill sponsored by Reps. Mike Castle and Diana DeGette are quick to emphasize that the legislation is tightly drawn: it will only affect some human... [Read more...]

LOS ANGELES TIMES WRITER SPEWS HATE

May 24, 2005

Catholic League president William Donohue wrote the following news release in response to columnist Robert Scheer’s latest piece: “In today’s article, Los Angeles Times op-ed page writer Robert Scheer manages to mangle the facts and distort the truth about both the Catholic Church and homosexuals.  He does so because he is full of hate. “He... [Read more...]

Child Molestation by Homosexuals and Heterosexuals

May 22, 2005

Special Report by Brian W. Clowes and David L. Sonnier May 2005 Click here to view article.  Read More →

GEORGE SOROS BASHES CATHOLICS

May 19, 2005

Catholic League president William Donohue commented today on the slanderous attack by MoveOn.org against Catholics: “The PAC arm of MoveOn.org, the Internet-based organization funded by George Soros, made a despicable statement on its website yesterday against the pope and American Roman Catholics (it has since been removed).  As part of its campaign... [Read more...]

WHY WE WILL NOT SUE SAN FRANCISCO

May 16, 2005

Catholic League president William Donohue explained today why the Catholic League has decided not to sue the city of San Francisco: “On May 10, the San Francisco board of supervisors unanimously passed a gag rule that violates the First Amendment guarantee of freedom of speech.  Aaron Peskin, one of the board members who advocates banning free speech,... [Read more...]

POPE BENEDICT XVI

May 13, 2005

Orthodox Catholics have cause for great celebration—the election of Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger on April 19 as our new Holy Father sends an unmistakable message: the College of Cardinals wants a man who will continue the theological legacy of Pope John Paul II. There can be no greater tribute to John Paul the Great than this. In 1986, Cardinal Ratzinger... [Read more...]

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