SOTHEBY’S HOSTS INSULTING ART

September 30, 2010

Sotheby’s, the New York auction house, is hosting an exhibition, “Divine Comedy,” that contains some 80 works dating from antiquity to the present that revolve around Dante’s famous poem; it starts today and runs to October 19. There is “The Priest,” a weird 2010 depiction of a deformed animal’s face resting... [Read more...]

RICH SCRIPT FOR JAY LENO

September 29, 2010

Catholic League president Bill Donohue is sending Jay Leno a gift: Since Jay Leno is so hung up on priestly misconduct, we thought he might want to switch gears a little and try dumping on public school teachers. After all, that’s where sexual misconduct is rampant these days. To this end, we are sending him some great script material, hot off... [Read more...]

Response to CNN Documentary on the Pope

September 28, 2010

Special Report by William A. Donohue, Ph.D. September 28, 2010 The CNN documentary, “What the Pope Knew,” which aired September 25, deserves a response. The program begins with music and graphics that set the tone: those who think Pope Benedict XVI has been adept at combating priestly sexual abuse must realize that there is “a darker,... [Read more...]

EDITOR WANTED

September 28, 2010

In yesterday’s New York Times, there was a story about a teacher who moonlights as a prostitute (she’s been moved to a new school, another example of “passing the trash”) though she was not called a prostitute—she was labeled a “sex worker.” But today columnist Bob Herbert is upset with New York gubernatorial candidate... [Read more...]

CNN SMEARS THE POPE

September 28, 2010

Last Saturday, CNN aired a documentary on Pope Benedict XVI that caught the eye of Catholic League president Bill Donohue: CNN picked up where the New York Times left off last spring when it sought to blame the pope for the sexual abuse scandal. Though it did not succeed in doing so, the well-crafted series of conjectures reveals what’s going... [Read more...]

MATT DAMON SLANDERS GAY PRIESTS

September 24, 2010

Last night on NBC’s season premiere of “30 Rock,” there was an exchange between characters played by Matt Damon and Tina Fey; the two are romantically involved and are trying to get to know each other better: Matt Damon: Alright, let’s each say one thing about ourselves that the other person doesn’t know on the count of three.   Tina Fey:... [Read more...]

NEW YORK TIMES PROMOTES PRIEST ENVY

September 24, 2010

Catholic League president Bill Donohue reflects on an article in today’s New York Times on the subject of women priests: With Halloween only a month away, boys and girls will soon be dressing up, playing make believe. If some dress as a priest or nun, they will be looked upon with great amusement. But when grown women dress up like a priest, and they... [Read more...]

GEORGE LOPEZ MALIGNS GAY PRIESTS

September 23, 2010

On the September 21 episode of “Lopez Tonight” on TBS, host George Lopez made a reference to a story about an investigation of the Vatican Bank, and then said, “Regarding the scandal, a Vatican spokesperson says as long as it doesn’t have to do with little boys, we confess.” This remark followed a similar comment made on... [Read more...]

DRAG QUEEN NUN PLAY HITS NEW YORK

September 23, 2010

“The Divine Sister,” a play about a Mother Superior living in a Pittsburgh convent in 1966 (played by a homosexual), opened last night at the SoHo Playhouse in New York. Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on all the hullaballoo: Charles Busch likes to dress as a woman. The gay playwright and actor once confessed that “the... [Read more...]

“CATHOLIC” GAY GROUP REBUKED

September 22, 2010

His Excellency, Timothy Broglio, the Archbishop for the Military Services, released a statement to the Catholic News Agency responding to a letter from Catholics for Equality; the gay advocacy group pleaded with him to support the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” Catholic League president Bill Donohue spoke to this issue today: On... [Read more...]

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