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PLANNED PARENTHOOD

April 20, 2011

The following letter was published in today’s edition of the New York Times: To the Editor: Gail Collins (“Behind the Abortion War,” column, April 14) obscures the main point of opposition to federal funding for Planned Parenthood by stating that doctrinaire (in her view) opinions against contraception actually motivated the opponents, who... [Read more...]

PICTURE POLITICS

March 29, 2011

There is a story about an abusive Jesuit priest in today’s New York Times. The headline reads, “Suit Says Jesuits Ignored Decades of Warnings About Priest.” There is a large picture of Father Donald McGuire with his hand on the back of a young boy on the day of his First Communion. The caption below says that the priest “was... [Read more...]

MORE HYPOCRISY

March 29, 2011

Leonard Pitts, Jr. is a columnist for the Miami Herald who apparently has been out in the sun for too long. In a column that appears today in the Olympian (Olympia, Washington), he is hot under the collar about the way Muslims are allegedly being victimized by an “irrational panic” (as if there were such a thing as a “rational panic”). Pitts... [Read more...]

DONOHUE’S LETTER TO THE FORWARD

March 23, 2011

The following is Bill Donohue’s letter to the editor in the current edition of the Forward in response to the article “Benedict’s ‘Jesus’ and the Jews”: The essay on Pope Benedict XVI’s second volume of “Jesus of Nazareth” by Rabbi Eugene Korn evinces a mature understanding of the pope’s philosophy and theology. Sadly,... [Read more...]

MUSLIM-CATHOLIC ANALOGY

March 10, 2011

Rep. Peter King is being condemned by many for holding hearings on Muslim terrorist activities. Some have said that Catholics would not put up with congressional hearings on the Catholic Church that address the sexual abuse scandal, so what’s the difference? Catholic writer David Gibson is the latest to entertain such nonsense. King is concerned... [Read more...]

DR. BERNARD NATHANSON, R.I.P.

February 22, 2011

Dr. Bernard Nathanson died February 21 at the age of 84. In 1969, he co-founded the National Association for the Repeal of Abortion Laws, NARAL (now NARAL Pro-Choice America). In time it became the most radical pro-abortion organization in the nation. A practicing abortionist, Nathanson soon had a change of heart, and by the mid-1970s made public his... [Read more...]

“House” Stereotypes Priests

February 18, 2011

On the Feb. 16 episode of the Fox Network show “House,” negative stereotypes of Catholic priests were promoted: the featured priest is a big drinker; he is hospitalized for hallucinating about Jesus; he is accused of being a pedophile; he hates his “job”; he loses his faith; the Church refuses to believe his claims of innocence; he gets bounced... [Read more...]

CONDOMANIA

February 14, 2011

Metro News is reporting that today the Bloomberg administration is launching an iPhone app that allows users to find the nearest place to receive free condoms. The following is Bill Donohue’s quote to Metro News: “Condomania has reached new heights of delirium with this latest iPhone app gimmick. Every year the Bloomberg administration gives... [Read more...]

HERBERT ZWEIBON, R.I.P.

February 3, 2011

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the death of Herbert Zweibon, founder and chairman of Americans for a Safe Israel: Herb Zweibon was a man of principle and courage who committed himself to the goal of a safe and united Israel. His tireless work, always motivated by a genuine concern for human rights, will sorely be missed. I was proud... [Read more...]

ARCHBISHOP DOLAN DEFENDS CATHOLIC LEAGUE

December 16, 2010

Click here to read today’s blog entry by Archbishop Timothy Dolan defending the Catholic League.  Read More →

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