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czi75rmnsf4wku226b6hjoc7lcl FR. LEO RILEY ALSO HAS RIGHTS

March 17, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on another questionable accusation against a priest: I do not know Father Leo Riley but I trust him when he says he is innocent of charges recently made against him: the Floridian priest, who is assigned to a parish in East Naples, is being accused of sexually abusing someone when he worked in an Iowan parish. Why might I be inclined... [Read more...]

University_of_Oklahoma_OU_1017575 PUNISHING BIGOTED SPEECH ON CAMPUS

March 12, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on the decision by the University of Oklahoma to expel two fraternity students for making racist comments: Racist speech on campus is unacceptable and should be addressed by administrators. But does it warrant expulsion? If it constitutes a “clear and present danger,” it should. For example, consider a racist speaker... [Read more...]

Newman12 KANSAS BILL PROTECTS CAMPUS RELIGIOUS RIGHTS

March 11, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on Kansas Senate Bill 175. It was introduced last month and was the subject of hearings by the Senate Judiciary Committee on March 9: This bill would protect religious organizations on the campus of public universities from being subverted by their enemies. For many years, Catholic and Christian groups on colleges across the nation... [Read more...]

0724_wills THE FILTHY LENS OF GARRY WILLS

March 9, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on an op-ed by Garry Wills that was published yesterday by the Washington Post: In his 2006 address at Regensburg University, Pope Benedict XVI described how Islam was perceived as “evil and inhuman” by a 14th-century Christian emperor who was under siege by Muslims. The central point of the pope’s address was... [Read more...]

dome_full CHALLENGE TO HHS MANDATE STILL ALIVE

March 9, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on today’s ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court ordering a review of the University of Notre Dame’s challenge to the Health and Human Services (HHS) mandate: On February 21, 2014, the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the University of Notre Dame had to accept an accommodation to the HHS mandate that requires... [Read more...]

no_spitting SPITTING ON JESUS

March 6, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on the fourth episode of this season’s Netflix program, “House of Cards”: I would like to ask those who receive our news releases to contact Jonathan Friedland, VP, Corporate Communications at Netflix, and ask him to explain why the character who plays the president of the United States, Frank Underwood, found... [Read more...]

16109446859_dcd841e678_b NEW YORK TIMES CRITIQUES CARDINAL EGAN

March 6, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on today’s New York Times article on the passing of Cardinal Edward M. Egan: Unlike the rest of the New York media, which treated the late New York Archbishop with respect, the New York Times took advantage of his death to write a statement that read more like an editorial than an obituary. The Times wasted no time telling... [Read more...]

dpc_sewer_mostquitodots COMEDY CENTRAL—BACK TO THE SEWER

March 5, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on last night’s Comedy Central show, “@Midnight”: Last night’s game show contest featured Neal Brennan responding to a question by host Chris Hardwick about confession. “Forgive me father for I have sinned, I went to Catholic school growing up. While I was never molested, I did f*** a few priests.”... [Read more...]

farrell MORE INTOLERANCE IN SAN FRANCISCO

March 4, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on a resolution passed by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors: Sacramento does not lack for lawmakers who are hostile to Catholicism, but it takes a back seat to those who work in San Francisco. The Board of Supervisors in San Francisco unanimously passed a resolution yesterday [click here] that declares war on the Archdiocese... [Read more...]

300x200 DONOHUE’S NEW BOOK NOW AVAILABLE

March 3, 2015

Bill Donohue’s new book, published by Image, was released today. The Catholic Advantage: Why Health, Happiness, and Heaven Await the Faithful contends that the surest path to achieving the Three H’s of health, happiness, and heaven is by adopting the Three B’s of beliefs, bonds, and boundaries. Donohue compares the Catholic Vision... [Read more...]

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