SUBSIDIZING ABORTION

August 31, 2009

Catholic League president Bill Donohue commented today on the House health care bill that has generated so much controversy: A debate is raging over whether an amendment by Rep. Lois Capps provides for a public subsidy of abortion. Catholics United claims that the Family Research Council (FRC) is guilty of “distorting” the Capps amendment when it... [Read more...]

MASS MAILING OF PENN & TELLER SHOW

August 31, 2009

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the latest developments regarding the Catholic League response to Penn & Teller’s incredible episode on Showtime last Thursday: I was happy to finger CBS this morning on “Fox and Friends” as the ultimate culprit: Penn & Teller’s Nazi-like assault on Catholicism that took place on August... [Read more...]

Bill Donohue Discusses Secular Sabotage

August 31, 2009

Bill Donohue Discusses Secular Sabotage Watch Bill Donohue discuss his new book,Secular Sabotage, arriving in bookstores September 2.  Read More →

CBS/SHOWTIME AIRS NAZI-LIKE ASSAULT

August 28, 2009

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on last night’s edition of Penn & Teller’s show. The program aired on Showtime which is owned by CBS: The Nazis couldn’t have done better. Having been in this job for over 16 years, I have never seen a more defamatory, obscene and vicious show on TV. And I mean about any religious or demographic... [Read more...]

NYT Errs Wildly

August 28, 2009

A front-page article in today’s New York Times reads, “Some Roman Catholic Bishops Assail Health Plan.” Some? It cites not a single bishop who supports the Obama health care bills. So why the qualifier? The bishops, while supportive of universal health care, have said they will not support any bill that provides for abortion coverage. Unfortunately,... [Read more...]

Catholic League Annual Reports on Anti-Catholicism

August 22, 2009

1994 through 2009 Yearly reports on the state of anti-Catholicism in America and the activities of the Catholic League from 1994 to the present. 2009 Report on Anti-Catholicism 2008 Report on Anti-Catholicism 2007 Report on Anti-Catholicism 2006 Report on Anti-Catholicism 2005 Report on Anti-Catholicism 2004 Report on Anti-Catholicism 2003 Report on... [Read more...]

IS OBAMA LYING? OR JUST MISINFORMED?

August 20, 2009

President Obama went on BlogTalkRadio yesterday to address health care reform. At one point he told the left-wing religious audience, “You’ve heard that this is all going to mean government funding of abortion. Not true.” Catholic League president Bill Donohue replied as follows: On July 17, the House Committee on Ways and Means approved the America’s... [Read more...]

PLANNED PARENTHOOD RIPS BISHOPS

August 19, 2009

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments today on remarks made yesterday by Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood: Planned Parenthood is getting restless knowing that its abortion-happy health care reforms are on the skids. Cecile Richards is now accusing the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops of seeking to make “American... [Read more...]

PENN & TELLER MUST GO

August 17, 2009

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an ad he wrote for today’s edition of Variety: Today’s ad in Variety (click here) is a direct response to the latest hate speech by Penn & Teller against Catholics. Both Penn Jillette, and Showtime (owned by CBS), are flagging the attack on the Vatican that is featured in its season finale,... [Read more...]

Kissling Loves Nuns?

August 17, 2009

Frances Kissling, former head of Catholics for Choice, is known for two things: her hatred of all things Catholic and her love for abortion. In a piece she did for Salon.comshe says she speaks for “feminists and progressive Catholics” when she proclaims her “love” for nuns. Has Kissling had an epiphany? Not quite. Her is what she says: “One... [Read more...]

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