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phonies pic FREE SPEECH PHONIES LEARN NOTHING

January 13, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on how some free speech proponents are reacting to the Paris murders: I ask artists not to intentionally insult people of faith and in the mind of some this means I favor blasphemy laws. For example, I was invited by Kelsey Rupp of the editorial board of USA Today to write an “opposing view” on blasphemy laws in the... [Read more...]

130815122119_washington-post-logo HYPOCRISY RUNS DEEP AT WASHINGTON POST

January 12, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on the reaction of the Washington Post to Charlie Hebdo: On January 7, the Washington Post ran an article by Ishaan Tharoor criticizing me for drawing attention to the irresponsibility of the cartoonists at Charlie Hebdo. He took me to task for not taking a more expansive view of free speech. In his online post, two cartoons from... [Read more...]

WhyIbecamecatholic MUSLIMS AND ARTISTS MUST CHANGE

January 9, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on the aftermath of the Paris murders: In an ideal world, Muslims who interpret the Koran to justify violence would convert to Catholicism, and artists who think they have an absolute right to insult people of faith would follow suit. If both did, we would have peace and civility. Catholicism teaches that it is immoral to intentionally... [Read more...]

infocus_charlie_hebdo CHARLIE HEBDO PERVERTS FREEDOM

January 8, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on reactions to his news release from yesterday [click here] on the murder of 12 people in Paris: Being misrepresented is commonplace for public figures. Sometimes it reflects an honest misreading; other times it is a willful distortion. I don’t have the time now to address all of these instances, but I am hardly going to... [Read more...]

Charlie-Hebdo-logo MUSLIMS ARE RIGHT TO BE ANGRY

January 7, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on the killing of 12 people at the Paris office of the newspaper Charlie Hebdo: Killing in response to insult, no matter how gross, must be unequivocally condemned. That is why what happened in Paris cannot be tolerated. But neither should we tolerate the kind of intolerance that provoked this violent reaction. Those who work at... [Read more...]

114th congress NO ATHEISTS IN CONGRESS

January 6, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on the new Congress: There are no self-identified atheists in the 114th Congress. The one self-identified atheist who ran in the last election, Democrat James Woods from Arizona, got clobbered by his Republican opponent, Rep. Matt Salmon, 68.5 percent to 31.5 percent. There is one unaffiliated person in Congress, Rep. Krysten Sinema,... [Read more...]

LETTERMAN LETTERMAN’S ABNORMAL OBSESSION

January 6, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on last night’s “Late Show with David Letterman”: On his January 5 show, Letterman took a shot at the pope’s new appointment of cardinals. The “Late Show” host pretended to have a video of the pope notifying a new cardinal. A clip was shown of Michael Sam, the failed homosexual football player,... [Read more...]

lead MARIO CUOMO’S LESSONS ON LIFE

January 5, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on the passing of Mario Cuomo: Mario Cuomo will be buried tomorrow. The former governor of New York is remembered for many things, but as a Catholic he is most remembered for his 1984 speech at the University of Notre Dame. In his address, “Religious Belief and Public Morality: A Catholic Governor’s Perspective,”... [Read more...]

th NEWSWEEK’S STUNNING ARROGANCE

December 30, 2014

Bill Donohue comments on Newsweek’s cover story by Kurt Eichenwald, “The Bible: So Misunderstood It’s a Sin”: In 2005, Newsweek wondered whether anyone would “pull the plug” on Pope John Paul II; he was accused of “stubbornly” imposing his will on the faithful. In 2007, it lied about obscene anti-Catholic... [Read more...]

bill-de-blasio DE BLASIO’S DISASTROUS FIRST YEAR

December 30, 2014

To read Bill Donohue’s latest Newsmax article, “De Blasio Suffers From Leadership Problems,” about New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s first year in office, click here.  Read More →

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