SAN ANTONIO SPONSORS HATE SPEECH

May 31, 2011

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the upcoming Terrence McNally play, “Corpus Christi,” which will be performed at the San Pedro Playhouse in San Antonio from June 17 to July 10:   On February 22, I wrote to Mr. Julián Castro, mayor of San Antonio, about this outrageously anti-Christian play, “Corpus Christi,”... [Read more...]

DONOHUE RESPONDS TO JOHN JAY STUDY

May 24, 2011

Catholic League president Bill Donohue has prepared a 24-page response to the John Jay College for Criminal Justice Report on the “Causes and Context” of clergy abuse. While he praises the study on several counts, he faults the authors for not allowing their own data to drive their conclusion on the role that homosexuality played in the... [Read more...]

John Jay 2011 Study on Sexual Abuse: A Critical Analysis

May 24, 2011

Special Report by Bill Donohue May 24, 2011 Click here to read Bill Donohue’s analysis of the 2011 John Jay Report on the “Causes and Context” of clergy sex abuse.  Read More →

CREDIBILITY OF VICTIMS’ GROUPS SHOT

May 19, 2011

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the reaction of two victims’ watchdog groups, Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests (SNAP) and BishopAccountability.org, to reports this week on sexual abuse:   On Monday, the Vatican issued guidelines on how to address the issue of sexual abuse. The day before, SNAP condemned the guidelines.... [Read more...]

May 18, 2011: New York Times (Online)

May 18, 2011

New York Times (Online), “Church Report Cites Social Tumult in Priest Scandals“  Read More →

MEDIA JUMP ON ABUSE REPORT

May 18, 2011

  Bill Donohue will issue an extended analysis of the John Jay College of Criminal Justice report on the “Causes and Context” of priestly sexual abuse next week. Today, he addresses what the media are saying:    The report says that fewer than 5 percent of abusive priests were pedophiles. The New York Times takes issue with the report... [Read more...]

May 16, 2011: Catholic News Agency

May 16, 2011

Catholic News Agency, “Amnesty International’s Dig at Vatican Called ‘Preposterous’“  Read More →

VATICAN ABUSE NORMS RELEASED

May 16, 2011

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the Vatican’s guidelines on sex abuse and the early reaction to it:   The three most noteworthy features of the Vatican’s new guidelines are (a) its commitment to the due process rights of priests (b) its insistence on cooperation with civil authorities and (c) its restatement of episcopal... [Read more...]

CONFRONTING OUR FOES; TIDE IS TURNING

May 16, 2011

The attacks on the Catholic Church are running at a fever pitch this spring, but so is our resolve: we are confronting the foes of Catholicism head-on, scoring impressive results. Our full-page ad in the New York Times on April 11, which also ran in the April 17 edition of the Chicago Tribune, elicited a tremendous response. While we are not here to... [Read more...]

LADY GAGA FLOPS

May 16, 2011

To demonstrate that it is not just the United States that is celebrity-crazy, consider that a quick telephone interview with Bill Donohue by a reporter for Hollywood Life resulted in his comments being posted all over the world. The subject? Lady Gaga. Lady Gaga, a pop-star with a strange following, released her “Judas” video in April where she... [Read more...]

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