WASHINGTON POST GETS IT RIGHT: JEWS ACCUSED (FALSELY) OF DUAL LOYALTIES

August 30, 2006

In the August 29 edition of the Washington Post, reporter Dana Milbank wrote a piece about what two noted political scientists had to say on Monday about their criticisms of the Israeli lobby. John Mearsheimer of the University of Chicago and Stephen Walt of Harvard University spoke at the National Press Club in Washington at the invitation of the... [Read more...]

SHOULD McCAIN GO TO BOB JONES UNIVERSITY?

August 30, 2006

Catholic League president Bill Donohue issued the following remarks today on Senator John McCain’s recent comment that he might consider accepting a speaking invitation at Bob Jones University: “In 2000, the Catholic League criticized presidential contender Gov. George W. Bush for speaking at Bob Jones University. The university at that time had... [Read more...]

ITALIAN EXORCIST TRIGGERS HYPE

August 30, 2006

Catholic League president Bill Donohue commented today on some of the remarks being made about Father Gabriele Amorth’s recent interview on Vatican Radio: “Various forums on the Internet are alive with chatter over Father Amorth’s August 27 interview. Father Amorth is a Pauline priest who works as an exorcist in the Diocese of Rome. In the interview,... [Read more...]

CATHOLIC-BASHING PLAYS ARE HOT

August 18, 2006

Bill Donohue, president of the Catholic League, offered the following comments today on the popularity of Catholic-bashing plays: “The Helen Hayes Theatre in New York must be experiencing hard times these days, otherwise it wouldn’t be home to ‘Kiki & Herb: Alive on Broadway.’  According to Variety, the play claims that the Catholic Church... [Read more...]

HBO’S “LUCKY LOUIE” IS BARBARIC

August 14, 2006

Catholic League president Bill Donohue commented on last night’s episode of the HBO program, “Lucky Louie”: “Blasphemy often tracks obscenity, and ‘Lucky Louie’ has been obscene from the first episode. So we were due. “Here’s a sample of the nine previous episodes: Louie, the main character, is found masturbating in a broom closet Louie... [Read more...]

MADONNA’S TOILET FETISH PROVES REVEALING

August 4, 2006

op-singer Madonna will take her “Confessions” concert to Rome on Sunday.  During her song, “Live To Tell,” she wears a crown of thorns while suspended from a mirrored cross. Catholic League president Bill Donohue had this to say about the event: “No wonder Jewish and Muslim leaders are joining Catholic leaders in denouncing Madonna’s latest... [Read more...]

VIRGIN MARY DEFILED ON “SOUTH PARK”

August 3, 2006

The Comedy Central show, “South Park,” reran an episode last night that the station’s officials previously said would not air again.  Titled “Bloody Mary,” the episode depicts a statute of the Virgin Mary spraying blood from her vagina into the cartoon-face of Pope Benedict XVI. Catholic League president Bill Donohue offered these remarks... [Read more...]

MEL’S APOLOGY IS A MODEL OF CONTRITION

August 1, 2006

Mel Gibson released a statement today saying, “There is no excuse, nor should there be any tolerance, for anyone who thinks or expresses any kind of anti-Semitic remark.  I want to apologize specifically to everyone in the Jewish community for the vitriolic and harmful words that I have said….” He continued, “The tenets of what I profess to... [Read more...]

LOOK WHO’S HAMMERING MEL

August 1, 2006

Some of those who have been highly critical of Mel Gibson are not without baggage themselves: Christopher Hitchens, 7-31-06: “I was just in the middle of writing a long and tedious essay, about how to tell a real anti-Semite from a person who too loudly rejects the charge of anti-Semitism, when a near-perfect real-life example came to hand.” ·     Here... [Read more...]