Monthly Archives: May 2009

Fr. Cutie Bolts

By | May 28th, 2009|Categories: Chatterbox...|

Father Alberto Cutié, the Catholic priest who was having an affair with a Florida woman, has decided to jump ship and join the Episcopal Church; he plans on joining their clergy, as well. The real story here is the subtext: the only reason this man is a media sensation is because those who have been agitating [...]

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OBAMA CHOOSES VATICAN AMBASSADOR

By | May 28th, 2009|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: , |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on President Obama’s choice of Miguel H. Diaz, a Catholic theologian, to be his ambassador to the Vatican: In choosing professor Miguel H. Diaz to be the U.S. Ambassador to the Vatican, President Obama has selected a man whose writings do not address such hot-button issues as abortion, embryonic stem [...]

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SOTOMAYOR’S CATHOLICISM

By | May 27th, 2009|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments today on the nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court: When John Roberts was nominated to be on the high court, Senator Dick Durbin told CNN that he considered it fair game to probe Roberts about his Catholicism. Durbin released a glowing statement yesterday on Sotomayor that never [...]

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COURT UPHOLDS GAY MARRIAGE BAN

By | May 26th, 2009|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue commented on the decision by the California Supreme Court upholding the resolution banning same-sex marriage in California: The shame of it all is that after the citizens of California said no to gay marriage last fall—the people always say no (the record is 30-0 in state ballot initiatives)—homosexual radicals sought to [...]

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ANOTHER CATHOLIC ON THE SUPREME COURT?

By | May 26th, 2009|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue reacts to President Obama’s choice of Judge Sonia Sotomayor to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court: When John Roberts was nominated to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court, left-wingers accused President Bush of “Playing the Catholic card.” When Samuel Alito was selected by Bush, these same critics sounded the alarms over [...]

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Catholic Left Has Lost Its Moorings

By | May 22nd, 2009|Categories: Miscellaneous, White Papers and Essays|

Bill Donohue May 2009 Throughout American history, there has been an uneasy relationship between those on the left side of the political spectrum who are religious,  and those who are secular. It has been obvious that the two groups share the same politics, but just as obvious has been their point of departure—the origin of their [...]

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RELIGIOUS LIBERTY = HOMOPHOBIA?

By | May 21st, 2009|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

New Hampshire Gov. John Lynch said he would not sign a recent bill ordering same-sex marriage unless it strengthened religious liberty provisions. Led by advocates of gay marriage, the vote yesterday was 188-186 against amending the bill to insure religious liberty protections. Catholic League president Bill Donohue addressed what happened: Leading the fight for gay marriage [...]

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HYSTERIA OVER IRISH CLERGY ABUSE

By | May 20th, 2009|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

After nine years of investigation, Ireland’s Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse has published its findings. More than 30,000 children, most of them delinquents, passed through one or more of Ireland’s Catholic-run institutions from the 1920s through the 1980s. Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the report today: Reuters is reporting that “Irish Priests Beat, [...]

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Books of Interest

By | May 19th, 2009|Categories: Book Reviews, White Papers and Essays|

Catholic League May 2009 Recently, there have been quite a few books published that may be of interest to Catholic League members. In many cases, the publishing house is not big and it is therefore easy to overlook them. That is why we decided to give the following books a push: all deserve more attention than [...]

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Engaging an Alien World

By | May 19th, 2009|Categories: Book Reviews, White Papers and Essays|

Kathryn Jean Lopez May 2009  American Babylon: Notes of a Christian Exile by Richard John Neuhaus (New York: Basic Books, 2009) To order call 1-800-343-4499 or order online at www.perseusbooksgroup.com In the late Father Richard John Neuhaus’s American Babylon, the author cites his friend, the late Avery Cardinal Dulles, whose funeral at St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Fr. Neuhaus, [...]

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