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o'dowd IS DONALD TRUMP ANTI-CATHOLIC?

February 12, 2016

Bill Donohue comments on the hypocrisy of some of those accusing Donald Trump of being anti-Catholic: The Catholic League never condemns anyone for expressing disagreement, in a reasonable manner, with a public policy position taken by the Catholic Church or a Church leader. Thus we have no reason to condemn Donald Trump for simply expressing his disagreement... [Read more...]

false reporting original pic MEDIA DISTORT VATICAN POLICY ON ABUSE

February 11, 2016

Bill Donohue comments on media distortions of Vatican policy on abuse reporting: A statement by one French monsignor during a training course for new bishops is being interpreted by some major media outlets as if it were an official Vatican document. It is nothing of the sort. In a presentation that he made to some bishops, he contended that the clergy... [Read more...]

NEW YORK TIMES LECTURES VATICAN

February 11, 2016

Bill Donohue comments on an editorial in today’s New York Times: The New York Times slammed the Vatican today for not doing enough about priestly sexual abuse. It offers not one piece of evidence that the Church has turned its back on victims, nor does it provide data that this problem—which occurred mostly between 1965 and 1985—is ongoing... [Read more...]

ANNUAL REPORT NOW AVAILABLE

February 11, 2016

The Catholic League’s 2015 Annual Report on Anti-Catholicism is now available. It covers anti-Catholic incidents that occurred over the past year emanating from several sources: activist organizations, the arts, education, government, and the media. Included are three special sections: “The Charlie Hebdo Controversy,” “The Papal... [Read more...]

BIASED REPORTING ON EX-PRIEST

February 11, 2016

Bill Donohue comments on media bias in stories about an ex-priest: John Feit was arrested this week for killing a young woman in 1960. The only newsworthy aspect of this story is that he is an ex-priest. AP, CNN, NBC, as well as many other media outlets, accurately referred to Feit as an ex-priest. But not all were fair, the most prominent of which... [Read more...]

ELITE DON’T GET TRUMP’S APPEAL

February 10, 2016

To read Bill Donohue’s observations on Newsmax about Donald Trump’s appeal, click here.  Read More →

VATICAN REMOVES SHADY PANEL MEMBER

February 9, 2016

Bill Donohue comments on the Vatican’s suspension of one of the members of its commission on priestly sexual abuse: The Vatican has announced that Peter Saunders, one of two representatives of abuse victims on its Commission for the Protection of Minors, has been suspended from the commission. Saunders refuses to go quietly, however, saying only... [Read more...]

NARAL LIVID OVER DORITOS AD

February 8, 2016

Bill Donohue comments on the way the pro-abortion group, NARAL, responded to the Doritos ad that aired during the Super Bowl: The Doritos ad that showed an ultrasound picture of the baby carried by the baby’s mother was condemned by NARAL for “humanizing the fetus.” It did just that. What else could it have done? In 2013, Scottish... [Read more...]

U.N. SEES ABORTION AS ANSWER TO ZIKA VIRUS

February 5, 2016

Bill Donohue comments on remarks made by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein: No need to worry about pregnant women transmitting the Zika virus to their children—just kill the kids. That’s the way the U.N. Commissioner for Human Rights sees it. Correction: Zeid is the “High” Commissioner. Zeid... [Read more...]

fem PRO-ABORTS DEFILE VIRGIN MARY

February 4, 2016

Bill Donohue comments on what young feminists are doing: The passion to kill kids in the womb is so strong among some feminists that they will stop at nothing to advance the cause of abortion. Take the website Feministing.com. It is staffed by young gals whose idea of being a contemporary woman is to be pansexual, and whose ideology is marked by a wicked... [Read more...]

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