OBAMA = THEOCRAT?

April 30, 2007

Catholic League president Bill Donohue questioned today whether Senator Barack Obama wants the U.S. to become a theocracy: “If the same standard that was applied to President George W. Bush were to be applied to Senator Barack Obama, then Obama must be considered a theocrat who shows no respect for separation of church and state. What else is one... [Read more...]

ST. LOUIS MEDIA BECOME VOYEURS

April 27, 2007

The controversy over St. Louis Archbishop Raymond Burke’s protest of abortion-activist Sheryl Crow has the media in a frenzy. Addressing this is Catholic League president Bill Donohue: “The decision by Archbishop Burke to resign from the board of governors of the Cardinal Glennon Children’s Foundation because of its unwillingness to cancel an... [Read more...]

ARCHBISHOP BURKE SHUNS SHERYL CROW

April 26, 2007

Pop singer Sheryl Crow is coming to St. Louis on Saturday to perform at the Fox Theater in a benefit concert for the Bob Costas Cancer Center at Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center. St. Louis Archbishop Raymond Burke, who is chairman of the board of governors of the Cardinal Glennon Children’s Foundation (which raises money for the Medical... [Read more...]

JESUS’ TOMB NOT FOUND; CAMERON’S “TITANIC FRAUD”

April 26, 2007

On March 4, “Titanic” director James Cameron and TV-director Simcha Jacobovici released what they called a documentary on the Discovery Channel claiming they have evidence of a Jerusalem tomb that allegedly houses the remains of Jesus and his family. In the week prior to the showing, Bill Donohue hit the air waves challenging what he dubbed... [Read more...]

KISSLING RESIGNS

April 26, 2007

On February 28, Frances Kissling stepped down as president of Catholics for a Free Choice. For a quarter century, she misrepresented herself to the public, pretending to be the head of a bona-fide Catholic organization. It would be more accurate to say that she ran an anti-Catholic front group. Twice condemned as a fraud by the U.S. Catholic bishops’... [Read more...]

KISSLING EXITS IN ANGER

April 26, 2007

William A. Donohue Frances Kissling recently stepped down as president of Catholics for a Free Choice. It was not a quiet exit. In fact, she stormed out the door in total anger. The source of her anger made me smile. You’re going to smile, too, when you read this article. “The Catholic right is uglier and meaner than anyone on the religious... [Read more...]

“Good” Catholics Can Make a Difference

April 26, 2007

“All that is necessary for evil to succeed is that good men do nothing.” This quote, attributed to the 18th-century British philosopher Edmund Burke, is often used as a rallying cry when it comes to attacks against the Catholic Church. Perhaps we can fine-tune the quote this way for our purposes: “All that is necessary for anti-Catholicism... [Read more...]

“LOST TOMB” IS A LOST CAUSE

April 26, 2007

When “The Lost Tomb of Jesus” aired on the Discovery Channel on March 4, it wasn’t exactly met with critical acclaim. Indeed, even before the program aired, leading archeologists and historians were quick to dismiss the documentary’s claims as bunk. Below are a selection of criticisms aimed at this latest attempt to debunk the... [Read more...]

UNIV. OF MINNESOTA IS A DISGRACE

April 26, 2007

On March 1, the University of Minnesota’s Department of Theatre, Arts and Dance hosted the Dario Fo play, “The Pope and the Witch.” It was performed through March 9. Bill Donohue raised the following scenario with the press: “Imagine an anti-Semitic play, written by a Hitlerian, being performed at the University of Minnesota.... [Read more...]

SUPREME COURT PASSES ON NATIVITY CASE

April 26, 2007

On February 20, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to review an appeals court decision that allows New York City public schools to display a menorah during Hanukkah, and a star and crescent during Ramadan, while banning a crèche at Christmastime; the Catholic League arranged for a plaintiff in this case, Andrea Skoros, and the Thomas More Law Center handled... [Read more...]

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