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April 28, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on today’s oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court on same-sex marriage: The catchy Beatles tune, “Love Is All You Need,” is actually being played out today in the U.S. Supreme Court. Indeed, it is one of the central grounds upon which the case for gay marriage is being made. But in real life, there is a... [Read more...]

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April 27, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on the latest episode of “Real Time with Bill Maher” on HBO: On his Friday night show, Maher lashed out at Pope Francis and Jesus in a particularly vulgar way. While discussing the Armenian genocide, Maher said, “You know who said it’s a genocide? The pope. The pope was like f*** yeah it’s a genocide.... [Read more...]

Hillary-Clinton HILLARY TO CHURCH—CHANGE ON ABORTION

April 24, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on Hillary Clinton’s remarks yesterday at the Women in the World Summit in New York City: It was not surprising that Hillary Clinton, who strongly opposes a ban on partial-birth abortion, would tell her feminist audience that she supports Planned Parenthood. What was surprising was her comment on the need to change religious... [Read more...]

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April 23, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal’s op-ed in today’s New York Times: Governor Bobby Jindal is more than a practicing Catholic—he is a man who will not change his “faith-driven view” of marriage, even if other public officials are willing to do so. Nor should he. His statement today on behalf of marriage... [Read more...]

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April 22, 2015

Bill Donohue discusses how offensive conduct is treated these days: There was a time when conduct deemed to be offensive, especially of a sexual nature, was condemned by everyone. But not today: what matters is the identity of the offender, not the conduct. Yesterday, David Letterman warmed up his audience by making a joke about women. He said, “Treat... [Read more...]

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April 21, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on those who are rejoicing over the resignation of Bishop Robert Finn: In 2002, Milwaukee Archbishop Rembert Weakland retired after it was disclosed that he paid $450,000—ripped off from the coffers that service the poor—to his boyfriend; Weakland was accused of raping him years earlier. Weakland’s multiple offenses,... [Read more...]

Bishop_Robert_W_Finn_of_Kansas_City_Saint_Joseph_File_Photo_CNA_CNA_US_Catholic_News_1_25_13 BISHOP ROBERT FINN RESIGNS

April 21, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on the resignation of Kansas City-St. Joseph Bishop Robert Finn: In 2012, Bishop Finn was found guilty of a misdemeanor for failing to report Fr. Shawn Ratigan to the authorities once he learned of sexually explicit images of minors on his computer. The Catholic League defended him against his critics, some of whom were vicious,... [Read more...]

truth-lies LESS THAN 1% OF PRIESTS CREDIBLY ACCUSED

April 20, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on the results of the latest annual survey of clergy sexual abuse conducted by Georgetown University’s Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate: Never before has there been better news about clergy sexual abuse, and never have the media been more quiet about it. Between July 1, 2013 and June 30, 2014, there were 294... [Read more...]

Pope Francis celebrated a Solemn Mass in St Peter Basilica SAN FRANCISCO UPDATE

April 20, 2015

Bill Donohue comments on the controversy over a proposed faculty handbook in the Archdiocese of San Francisco: Over the weekend, I spoke to San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone. He is very much in command of the situation, and appreciates the support of the Catholic League and many other lay Catholics. Given his leadership, it is not necessary... [Read more...]

T11907814011_20150419 KENNETH WHITEHEAD, R.I.P.

April 20, 2015

Long-time member of the Catholic League’s board of directors, Kenneth Whitehead, died of cancer on April 16. He was a prolific author, activist, diplomat, government administrator, and linguist; he also translated many books from French and German to English. Ken authored, or co-authored, 27 books, ranging in subject from the Second Vatican Council... [Read more...]

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