Kansas city star KANSAS CITY STAR vs. CATHOLIC CHURCH

October 31, 2011

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows: Almost two weeks ago, we contacted the Kansas City Star about running a full-page ad on Sunday, October 30. The ad is a critical statement about the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP), and their attorney friend, Rebecca Randles. The ad was written because we strongly defend... [Read more...]

Catholic U. logo ATTACK ON CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY

October 28, 2011

Catholic University of America is being sued by George Washington University professor John Banzhaf because it does not accommodate Muslim religious practices. Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows: John Banzhaf needs to be sued for bringing a frivolous lawsuit. He has no complainants—not a single Muslim at Catholic University... [Read more...]

11hp0497 BISHOP LORI DEFENDS RELIGIOUS LIBERTY

October 27, 2011

Yesterday, Bridgeport Bishop William E. Lori testified before the House Judiciary Committee on the subject of religious freedom. He is the Chairman of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) new “Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Liberty.” Catholic League president Bill Donohue issued the following remarks today: USCCB... [Read more...]

Archbishop John Nienstedt MINNESOTA CATHOLICS PUSH MARRIAGE AMENDMENT

October 26, 2011

Catholic League president Bill Donohue stands with Saint Paul and Minneapolis Archbishop John Nienstedt in his support for a state constitutional amendment on marriage: The reason why Minnesotans will vote next year on the issue of a constitutional amendment affirming marriage, traditionally understood, is due to attempts to reconfigure this ancient... [Read more...]

VATICAN COUNCIL CALLS FOR FINANCIAL REFORM

October 24, 2011

 The Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace issued a document today titled, “Toward Reforming the International Financial and Monetary Systems in the Context of Global Public Authority.” Commenting on it is Catholic League president Bill Donohue: There has been much hyperventilation from some quarters over the release of this document.... [Read more...]

“Lovers from the Hereafter” KINKY MUSEUM

October 21, 2011

There is a story in today’s New York Daily News on a window display at New York’s Museum of Sex. The street-level display shows skeletons engaging in a number of erotic positions. Bill Donohue told the paper, “There is an unintended irony here. Those who practice the promiscuous sex that the Museum advocates tend to die prematurely, hence the... [Read more...]

Bishop Finn BISHOP FINN DESERVES BETTER

October 21, 2011

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the controversy over Kansas City-St. Joseph Bishop Robert Finn: The Catholic League will have a lot to say about Bishop Finn and his accusers over the next few weeks. For now, we want to make it clear that we stand by him without reservation. Why? Not because he is a bishop, but because nothing he did... [Read more...]

CLERGY 9/11 GAG RULE; BLOOMBERG INSULTS FAITHFUL

October 20, 2011

Last month, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg banned the clergy from speaking at the 9/11 ceremony that commemorated the tenth anniversary of the terrorist attack. In doing so, he angered people of all religions, and not just in New York. The Catholic League was proud to play a key role in leading the opposition. Bloomberg first tried to say that... [Read more...]

SNAP AIMS AT POPE

October 20, 2011

SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, assisted by the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), has petitioned the International Criminal Court (ICC) to prosecute Pope Benedict XVI for allegedly covering up “crimes against humanity of rape and other sexual violence committed around the world.” CCR attorney Pam Spees claims that... [Read more...]

LYING ABOUT THE CATHOLIC CHURCH

October 20, 2011

FROM THE PRESIDENT’S DESK  William Donohue When someone gives the wrong information, and he quickly discovers his error, he often says, “Sorry about that. I lied. What I meant to say was….” He is wrong. No one can lie unless he knows the truth. Making a mistake of fact is not a lie—it is a mistake. This has to be said because to charge someone... [Read more...]

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