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ABC’S “WHEN WE RISE” MOCKS CATHOLICS

By | 2017-03-01T13:17:38+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on last night's first episode of the Disney/ABC miniseries, "When We Rise": Catholics in America make up about 25 percent of the population. Yet when it comes to negative stereotypes of religion, Hollywood targets us almost 100 percent of the time. Nowhere is this more true than with gay-themed entertainment. The hostility shown [...]

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KENTUCKY WEIGHS RELIGION IN SCHOOL

By | 2017-03-20T17:45:41+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on two bills before the Kentucky legislature: In 1965, an animated Christmas special was aired, "Charlie Brown's Christmas." Peanuts character Linus quoted from Luke in the New Testament, "For unto you is born this day in the city of David a savior which is Christ the Lord. That's what Christmas is all about." [...]

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ALAN COLMES, R.I.P.

By | 2017-03-20T17:45:41+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the death of Alan Colmes: For many years, I was a guest on "Hannity and Colmes," and that is how I got to know Alan. His kindness was always evident, as was his great sense of humor. He was never hostile, even in the midst of a heated debate. I told Alan [...]

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ACLU’S WAR ON CATHOLIC HEALTH CARE CONTINUES

By | 2017-03-20T17:45:41+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the ACLU's latest anti-Catholic attack: The ACLU continues its war on Catholic health care, this time in Peoria, Illinois. The ACLU objects to the fact that federally funded Heartland Health Services leases two of its four clinics from OSF Saint Francis Medical Center. The lease agreement requires staff at those two clinics [...]

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WHAT’S WRONG WITH SLAVERY AND RAPE?

By | 2017-03-20T17:45:41+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on media reaction to a speech given by Georgetown professor Jonathan Brown on February 7: Two weeks ago today, a professor from Georgetown University publicly rose to the defense of slavery and rape, and not a single major media outlet—with the exception of a blogger on the Washington Post website and a brief [...]

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MICHAEL NOVAK, R.I.P.

By | 2017-02-21T19:12:57+00:00 February 17th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the death of Michael Novak: Michael Novak was more than a brilliant and dedicated Catholic, his range of scholarship was astounding. Theologian, sociologist, economist, political scientist—he was all of these and more. I have many fond memories of my exchanges with Mike. He was courageous and kind, thoughtful and considerate, and always [...]

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RELIGION SURVEY RAISES MANY QUESTIONS

By | 2017-03-20T17:45:41+00:00 February 16th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the results of a new Pew Research Center survey on religion: The Pew survey employs a "feeling thermometer" to measure how Americans feel about religious groups. Consistent with previous Pew surveys, the methodology is sound. But the commentary by reporters and pundits on its findings has been mostly a summation of the [...]

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RELIGIOUS LIBERTY IS IMPERILED

By | 2017-02-16T13:56:10+00:00 February 15th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue addresses the most pressing civil liberties issue of our time: On February 16, the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice will hold a hearing on "The State of Religious Liberty in America." Hopefully, it will accelerate the push to secure this most fundamental of freedoms. President Trump is considering an executive [...]

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MACY’S CASE CONCLUSION AWAITED

By | 2017-03-20T17:45:41+00:00 February 14th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the Macy's anti-Catholic discrimination case: Our feud with Macy's may be coming to an end. Members recall that last year we led a campaign against the mega-department store chain for its firing of a Catholic Hispanic senior store detective, Javier Chavez, merely because he disagreed with the store's policy of allowing cross-dressing [...]

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HARVEY WEINSTEIN SEEKING A FIGHT?

By | 2017-02-14T13:36:32+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on movie mogul Harvey Weinstein: There is no one in Hollywood who delights in offending Catholics more than Harvey Weinstein: he has made a long list of anti-Catholic films. Now he is at it again, putting the final touches on his latest contribution to Catholic-themed films, Mary Magdalene. No release date has been [...]

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