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media-scrutiny-300x169 SURVEY ON CHARLIE HEBDO BEARS SCRUTINY

January 30, 2015

Bill Donohue analyzes the Pew Research Center survey on the Charlie Hebdo cartoons: Pew Research does excellent work, and it provides another service in surveying the public on its reaction to the Charlie Hebdo controversy. But there is more to its findings than what it seems. The survey found that 76 percent of U.S. adults had heard about the attack... [Read more...]

indiana_state_capitol_building INDIANA BILL AFFIRMS RELIGIOUS LIBERTY

January 29, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on how Indiana is moving forward in the fight for religion-based hiring: If a young woman who cannot take care of her child elects not to abort her baby, and seeks to place her offspring in the care of a religious agency, most people would say she has every right to do so. However, Indiana’s attorney general recently decided... [Read more...]

lady-gaga1 LADY GAGA GETS RAUNCHY

January 26, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on Lady Gaga’s weekend bender: Lady Gaga’s bacchanal began Friday night in a New York City hotel and ended Sunday morning. The occasion was a bachelorette party that featured her Catholic high school friends. Standing among her male stripper pals, the caption on the photo read, “Lord help the parents of Catholic... [Read more...]

e8be4ea3f75b17b44bb0072ee6910e56-3 MEDIA BLACKOUT OF MARCH FOR LIFE

January 23, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on yesterday’s March for Life: The big media outlets are overwhelmingly in the pro-abortion camp, so it hardly surprises to learn that ABC and NBC never mentioned the March for Life in its nightly news broadcast; CBS made a passing reference to it in a story on the controversy over a Republican bill on abortion. The only... [Read more...]

pcucpa-pro-life-petition VOTE SET ON HUMANE PRO-LIFE ACT

January 21, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on tomorrow’s House vote on abortion: To intentionally submit innocent children to deadly pain is morally unconscionable, yet there will be many elected officials tomorrow who will vote against the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. The bill would bar most, but not all, abortions beginning at 20 weeks of fetal age,... [Read more...]

Screen-Shot-2015-01-13-at-2.47.59-PM MAHER CURSES THE POPE

January 20, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on what Bill Maher said last Friday night on his HBO show about the pope: Pope Francis implores us not to insult other people’s religions, and Bill Maher responds by saying, “He’s dead to me now. Oh yeah, F*** the Pope.” Maher can say what he wants about me—he went off on me big time—but to resort to... [Read more...]

punch POPE’S “PUNCH” QUIP AND MORE

January 16, 2015

Bill Donohue contrasts media reaction to some comments made by Pope Francis aboard the papal plane in 2013 and 2015. When the pope was on a plane coming back from Brazil in 2013, he said, “If someone is gay and he searches for the Lord and has good will, who am I to judge?” Over 900 news stories quickly appeared, the majority of which were... [Read more...]

pope-bill POPE SIDES WITH CATHOLIC LEAGUE

January 15, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on remarks made by Pope Francis today on board the papal plane to the Philippines: Pope Francis condemned the killings of the Paris cartoonists, but he also drew a line in the sand. “You cannot provoke. You cannot insult the faith of others. You cannot make fun of the faith.” While he denounced violence against those... [Read more...]

wpid-2656043491_86083bceff MEET THE REAL CENSORS

January 14, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on who the real censors are: On October 13, 1998, I held a demonstration in the street outside the theater that hosted “Corpus Christi,” the Terrence McNally play that depicted Christ having sex with the apostles. I did not seek to have the government censor the play, but there was a protest of my right to protest the... [Read more...]

RNS_1 INVENTING CONTROVERSY

January 14, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on a Religion News Service story today by David Gibson on the Paris murders: “In finding no justification for the deaths of the Charlie Hebdo editorial staff, [Cardinal Timothy] Dolan seemed to part ways with another prominent New York Catholic, Bill Donohue of the Catholic League, who essentially said the newspaper editors... [Read more...]

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