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August 24, 2015

“Pope Francis draws criticism from some conservative Catholics over stances on economy, environment, social issues” William Donohue of the Manhattan-based Catholic League, a vocal conservative, praised the pope for imposing change on the Vatican’s bureaucracy, though he said Francis sometimes sows confusion with off-the-cuff remarks... [Read more...]

Catholic Philly

August 21, 2015

“Writer heralds Catholic advantages to self and society” The president of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights is a promoter of Christian living in general and the Catholic faith in particular; he defends both when they are attacked by government, media, organizations, academia and individuals. “The Catholic Advantage”... [Read more...]

Angelus Tidings

August 21, 2015

“Catholic leader slams Serra smear campaign” Donohue is author of the new Q&A-style booklet “The Noble Legacy of Father Serra.” The booklet is the culmination of Donohue’s exhaustive research into the chief accusations against the soon-to-be saint. The Catholic League has distributed the booklets to all California lawmakers and... [Read more...]


August 3, 2015

“Foundations pouring millions into campaign to eradicate religious exemptions on gay ‘marriage’”  “Attacking religious exemptions is the next big wave,” Bill Donohue, head of the Catholic League, told LifeSiteNews. “Gay rights are only the pretext. These groups won’t be satisfied till every trace of religion is erased from public... [Read more...]


July 29, 2015

“War on Boy Scouts Will Continue” The Human Rights Campaign, the most aggressive gay group in the nation, wasted no time denouncing the religious exemption. Its president, Chad Griffin, was pleased with the new policy overall, but he still complained that “including an exemption for troops sponsored by religious organizations undermines... [Read more...]


July 21, 2015

“Bill Donohue: Dems More Out of Sync With Pope Than GOP” “The media are trying to paint Republicans as having a problem with Pope Francis’ liberal stances — but in reality, it’s the Democrats who have more of an issue with the Pontiff, says Bill Donohue, president of The Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights.”  Read More →

The Jewish Week

July 7, 2015

“Protestant Vote To Back BDS Sparks Concern” Bill Donohue called for revitalized efforts among Jews, Evangelical and Catholics to unite and push back. “These resolutions will just whet the appetite of likeminded groups, unless there’s a united response,” he said.  Read More →


June 29, 2015

“Bill Donohue to Gay Pride Rowdies: Spit at Me and I’ll Clock You” Bill Donohue, president of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, erupted in fury on Monday at reports that Father Jonathan Morris, a Catholic priest and noted Fox News religion analyst, was spat on at the Gay Pride Parade in New York City. “If some... [Read more...]

51zucz4MeHL._SL500_AA300_ The Wall Street Journal

June 19, 2015

“Best of the Web: Strange New Respect” Bill Donohue explains: “Catholics are expected to give their assent to papal teachings, but it is not true that all pronouncements are morally equal. In 2004, Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger (later Pope Benedict XVI) was explicit about this…”    Read More →


June 18, 2015

“Bill Donohue: Pope’s Climate Change Encyclical Will Irk Flock” “His love of God’s creatures is genuine — nobody can question that. But when you get into the specifics as he does, which his predecessors never did, and you start making arguments such as carbon dioxide causes pollution, well most scientists wouldn’t... [Read more...]

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