CATHOLICS UNITED SOWS DIVISION

October 29, 2010

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the debate between Catholics United and the Susan B. Anthony List (SBA List): On one side of the dispute is a dissident Catholic group which seeks to criminalize speech, and on the other side is a pro-life group which represents the position of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)... [Read more...]

“MEMPHIS” IS A MUST SEE

October 28, 2010

Catholic League director of communications Jeff Field recently had the opportunity to see the Broadway show “Memphis.” Unlike most plays these days, this is one which most Christians will find entertaining and inspiring. Opening to critical acclaim in October of 2009, the Broadway musical “Memphis” is a hit that should not be missed. Set in... [Read more...]

OLBERMANN BASHES CATHOLIC CHURCH

October 28, 2010

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on remarks made last night by MSNBC host Keith Olbermann: Keith Olbermann went on an extended rant against Tea Party-backed candidates, and one of his targets was Ron Johnson, candidate for the U.S. Senate in Wisconsin. Olbermann said Johnson “testified against toughening laws on pedophiles and employers... [Read more...]

KEN BUCK IS NOT THE TALIBAN

October 27, 2010

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how the First Amendment is being politicized in electoral contests: When the charge is made that someone in public office, or running for public office, is the enemy of the First Amendment, it is incumbent on those making the accusation to offer hard evidence. The latest flap concerns a video of some... [Read more...]

MINNESOTA DEMS EXPLAIN MAILER

October 27, 2010

Yesterday, a mailer by the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (DFL) of Minnesota came under fire for its allegedly anti-Catholic contents. Pictured on one side of the mailer is a priest, shown from his Roman collar down, wearing a button which says, “Ignore the Poor”; on the other side there is a statement critical of Dan Hall, a Protestant minister... [Read more...]

NPR BRISTLES AT CRITICISM

October 26, 2010

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a phone call made today by NPR media relations manager Anna Christopher to Jeff Field, the Catholic League’s director of communications: Earlier today, I wrote a news release calling into question NPR’s double standard: Juan Williams gets fired for making an allegedly anti-Muslim remark,... [Read more...]

NPR’S DOUBLE STANDARD

October 26, 2010

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on National Public Radio’s (NPR) double standard: Juan Williams was fired from NPR because he made one allegedly anti-Muslim comment, yet no one has been terminated by NPR for its anti-Catholic fare. To be explicit, on Jan. 7, 2008, the Utah NPR station, KCPW, aired a skit lampooning Mike Huckabee... [Read more...]

ARCHBISHOP DOLAN’S CRITICS PROVE REVEALING

October 25, 2010

A recent blog post by New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan criticizing the New York Times has gained momentum. Dolan called out the Times for its “gushing” reviews of an art exhibit by ACT UP that features a picture of the late John Cardinal O’Connor resembling a condom (pictured beside him), with the inscription, “Know Your Scumbag.”... [Read more...]

MORE ON THE MINERS AND GOD

October 21, 2010

Click here to see how these men honored God as they were pulled from the mine.  Read More →

OBAMA: RIGHTS STEM FROM THE STATE

October 21, 2010

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on President Obama’s speech on October 18 at a fundraising dinner: For the second time this fall, President Obama has quoted from the Declaration of Independence, omitting any reference to God. In Rockville, Maryland on Monday, he spoke of “inalienable rights,” mentioning that “all... [Read more...]

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