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WHO WILL LIVE AND DIE IN CALIFORNIA?

September 2, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on the status of the so-called End of Life Option Act now being considered by the California legislature: No one in public life would ever say it is morally licit to entice the burdensome—the mentally ill, the disabled, uninsured immigrants, and the like—to kill themselves, yet that is what many lawmakers in California are... [Read more...]

POPE EXPANDS FORGIVENESS PROCESS

September 1, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on a letter issued today by Pope Francis: Pope Francis has authorized an expansion of the forgiveness process for those who have had an abortion. Traditionally, when it comes to the sin of abortion, the Sacrament of Reconciliation has been the preserve of designated members of the clergy. But when the Jubilee Year of Mercy begins... [Read more...]

CATHOLIC LEAGUE SURVEY PROVES REVEALING

August 31, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on a Catholic League-Polling Company survey of Catholics: Earlier this month, the Catholic League commissioned The Polling Company, headed by Kellyanne Conway, to conduct a nationwide survey of Catholics. In addition to the usual questions asked of respondents, we asked about issues the media have little interest in pursuing. We... [Read more...]

TRUMP TACKLES WAR ON CHRISTIANS

August 24, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on a recent interview in which GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump vowed to take on the fight involving the war on Christians: During an interview with Yellowhammer News on August 21, Donald Trump spoke out against the war on Christians both at home and abroad. At home he focused on secular assaults on Christianity. He offered... [Read more...]

“CHAPUT EFFECT” EXPLAINS SPIKE IN SEMINARIANS

August 20, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on a news story in today’s Philadelphia Inquirer on the surge in seminarians in the Philadelphia Archdiocese: Finally, the Philadelphia Inquirer writes a positive piece on the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Unfortunately, reporter David O’Reilly does not give Archbishop Charles Chaput his due in accounting for the spike... [Read more...]

TRENTONIAN SCREED ON CATHOLIC CHURCH

August 20, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on an article that appeared yesterday in the Trentonian by L.A. Parker about the Catholic Church: Looks like the Trentonian wants to compete with the Philadelphia Inquirer as the most anti-Catholic newspaper in the area. The contribution of L.A. Parker puts it in the running. Follow this if you can. Some guy who worked for a fast... [Read more...]

LGBT DISSIDENTS WELCOMED BY METHODISTS

August 18, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on a story in today’s Philadelphia Inquirer about LGBT dissident Catholics turning to Methodists for recognition: It is hardly surprising that the World Meeting of Families Congress, which is being hosted by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, would insist that this Catholic event feature Catholic speakers. Yet the Philadelphia... [Read more...]

GAYS ARE NOT THE WHOLE OF FAMILY LIFE

August 17, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on a front-page story in Sunday’s Philadelphia Inquirer on the World Meeting of Families next month: The Philadelphia Inquirer wants to know why there is just one session on LGBT issues at the World Meeting of Families. Here’s why: the event is featuring over 100 speakers, and gays comprise 1.6 percent of the population.... [Read more...]

LENO SAYS COSBY IS GETTING A PASS

August 14, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on remarks made yesterday by Jay Leno: Before leaving the Television Critics Association summer meeting in Beverly Hills, Jay Leno addressed the serial accusations against Bill Cosby. Here is what he said: “I find it fascinating—how many accusers does he have now? 40? Well, 50 women come forward and people call them liars.... [Read more...]

WASHINGTON POST EXPLOITS PAPAL VISIT

August 14, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on a front-page story in today’s Washington Post about the visit by Pope Francis to the U.S. next month: Whenever there is a papal visit to the U.S., those with their own political agenda surface, aided and abetted by members of the mainstream media. Want proof? Read today’s piece by Michelle Boorstein (click here)... [Read more...]

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