March 31, 2009

In a few weeks, the Senate will vote on the nomination of Dawn Johnsen to be assistant attorney general in charge of the Office of Legal Counsel. Catholic League president Bill Donohue says the Catholic community should be given a heads up: “As past staff counsel for the ACLU and legal director of NARAL (the most extreme pro-abortion group in the... [Read more...]

Breaking News on Obama-Notre Dame flap

March 31, 2009

Please click on the link to learn the latest on the flap surrounding President Obama’s upcoming commencement speech at Notre Dame.  Read More →


March 23, 2009

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an editorial in today’s New York Times: “It was reported yesterday that accusations of misconduct against New York City public school teachers are at an all time high. Thanks to Richard Condon, Special Commissioner of Investigation, we know that about a third of those accusations involved sexual... [Read more...]

“Angels & Demons”

March 22, 2009

Special Report by William Donohue March 2009 Click here to read the booklet, “Angels & Demons: More Demonic Than Angelic.”  Read More →

Moral Basis of the Financial Crisis

March 22, 2009

William Donohue March 2009 On December 18, Pope Benedict XVI told 11 new ambassadors to the Vatican that economic development and financial policies must be based on firm ethical grounds. This was not a throw-away statement: the pope has long understood that at the root of contemporary political, economic and social problems is a cultural collapse.... [Read more...]


March 19, 2009

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments today on an article by Robert S. McElvaine, a professor at Millsaps College, that is posted on the joint blog site of the Washington Post and Newsweek, “On Faith”: “Does Pope Benedict XVI hate women, Jews and Muslims? Or is he just insensitive? One thing is for sure, we know he presides over a... [Read more...]

Human Rights Stood on Its Head

March 19, 2009

William Donohue March 2009 On January 23, President Barack Obama rescinded the Mexico City Policy that barred federal funds from being used to promote or perform abortions overseas. He was immediately congratulated by every pro-abortion organization in the nation. The next day he won their plaudits again when he said that “It is time that we end the... [Read more...]


March 18, 2009

On his flight to Cameroon yesterday, Pope Benedict XVI was asked about the Catholic Church’s position on fighting AIDS. He said, in part, “One cannot overcome the problem with the distribution of condoms. On the contrary, they increase the problem.” Catholic League president Bill Donohue had this to say: “Last year, Edward C. Green, director... [Read more...]

Abuse Data: Gay Rate Increases

March 17, 2009

Data collected on priestly sexual abuse have consistently shown that 81 percent of the victims are male. The data in the latest study, the 2008 Annual Report on this issue, show that 84 percent of the victims were male. For years we have been told that homosexuals are over represented because priests only had access to boy altar servers. But there have... [Read more...]


March 16, 2009

The media, Catholic and Jewish critics, and a slew of sources from Germany, teamed up to attack Pope Benedict XVI in a most unruly way over the Holocaust-denying remarks of one bishop who belongs to the St. Pius X Society. The Catholic League responded quickly to the most outrageous remarks. When it was announced that the pope was seeking reconciliation... [Read more...]

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