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EXPLOITING THE REFORMATION

February 3, 2016

Bill Donohue comments on a serious distortion of Pope Francis’ words: On January 25, Pope Francis urged Catholics and Protestants to forgive each other “for the sins of our divisions.” He asked “for mercy and forgiveness for the behavior of Catholics towards Christians of other Churches which has not reflected Gospel values.”... [Read more...]

HOLLYWOOD’S GAY OBSESSION

February 2, 2016

Bill Donohue comments on another anti-Catholic TV show: The furor unleashed by Hollywood against Christians, especially Catholics, has never been greater. This is due to many reasons, one of which is the large number of homosexual writers who work there—this is no secret—many of whom bear an animus against Christianity. The latest evidence came... [Read more...]

NEW NBC SHOW TAKES SHOT AT PRIESTS

February 1, 2016

Bill Donohue comments on a slur against priests in NBC’s new show, “You, Me and the Apocalypse”: “My job’s to prove they felt up kids …” That’s how “Father Jude,” the foul-mouthed priest character in NBC’s new show, “You, Me and the Apocalypse,” describes his role as “Devil’s... [Read more...]

“SPOTLIGHT” STARS ARE PHONIES

February 1, 2016

Bill Donohue comments on remarks made by “Spotlight” stars on the occasion of the SAG Awards Saturday night: “Spotlight,” which is about the Boston Globe’s coverage of the abuse scandal in the Archdiocese of Boston, has given rise to a steady stream of wild statements about the Catholic Church. The latest irresponsible... [Read more...]

MAHER EQUATES ISIS WITH BIBLE

February 1, 2016

Bill Donohue comments on Bill Maher’s latest smear: On his Friday night HBO show, Bill Maher quoted Marco Rubio as saying, “We are clearly called by the Bible to adhere to our civil authorities, but that conflicts with our requirements to adhere to God’s rules. So when those two come into conflict, God’s rules always win.” To... [Read more...]

A TOUGH WEEK FOR SECULARISTS

January 28, 2016

Bill Donohue comments on some setbacks for secular activists: It’s been a tough week for secular activists, with advances for religious freedom and school choice, and a new Pew Research survey showing a majority of Americans want a religious believer as president. In Kentucky, a federal judge ruled that the state could not deny a sales tax rebate... [Read more...]

CANDIDATES LOVE “GOD TALK”

January 27, 2016

Bill Donohue comments on the presidential candidates and religion: Looks like they’ve all discovered “God talk.” This includes Bernie Sanders, a devout secularist. He eschews religious ties, though even he says, “I think everyone believes in God in their own way.” Hillary Clinton, who has never been known for her strong... [Read more...]

JERRY FALWELL Jr. CHOOSES TRUMP

January 26, 2016

Bill Donohue comments on the endorsement of Donald Trump by Jerry Falwell Jr.: Good for Donald Trump—he has Jerry Falwell Jr. in his corner. I do not know the president of Liberty University but I knew his father; we had a cordial relationship. Now that Trump has lined up his support among evangelical notables, perhaps he can address his problem with... [Read more...]

“CRUX” MISREPORTS POPE’S WORDS

January 26, 2016

Bill Donohue comments on what “Crux” reported yesterday: Any media outlet devoted to Catholicism is expected to accurately report what the pope says. Unfortunately, the Vatican correspondent for “Crux,” Inés San Martín, says that Pope Francis told an audience of Christians yesterday that he “asked for forgiveness for... [Read more...]

TRUMP’S SPOKESWOMAN MUST APOLOGIZE

January 25, 2016

Bill Donohue comments on a remark made by Donald Trump’s national spokeswoman, Katrina Pierson: On December 18, 2011, Katrina Pierson sent the following tweet: “Just saw a commercial from Catholic Church stating that Catholic Church was started by Jesus. I bet they believe that too.” No one makes a comment like this without harboring... [Read more...]

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