Papers, Essays and Research

Achieving Health, Happiness, and Heaven

March 4, 2015

This article by Bill Donohue was originally published by Newsmax on March 4, 2015 We all want to be healthy, happy, and make it to heaven; even atheists who do not believe in heaven would prefer they enter the pearly gates if given only two choices. Who are the most likely, and the least likely, to achieve the Three H’s of health, happiness,... [Read more...]

‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ — Shameful Work of Abuse

February 9, 2015

This article by Bill Donohue was published by Newsmax on February 9, 2015 Betty Friedan’s classic, “The Feminist Mystique,” launched the feminist revolution of the 1960s. Women, she said, were too often controlled by men, left to live a sterile suburban life that amounted to a “comfortable concentration camp.” Fast forward... [Read more...]

De Blasio Suffers From Leadership Problems

December 30, 2014

This article was originally published by Newsmax on December 9, 2014 by Bill Donohue New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s disastrous first year was not the result of mistakes — it was the result of his ideology. Mistakes can be rectified. Hard-core ideological convictions are rarely reversed, which is why things will get worse in 2015. Mayor... [Read more...]

Catholic Theologians Lack Self-Reflection on Race

December 9, 2014

This article was originally published by Newsmax on December 9, 2014 by Bill Donohue A remarkable document, “Statement of Catholic Theologians on Racial Justice,” released Dec. 8, is a clear window into the thinking of those who are teaching on Catholic campuses. It is not a pretty picture. Signed by hundreds of professors, the statement... [Read more...]

Cosby Spurned by Liberal Media

November 26, 2014

This article was originally published by Newsmax on November 26, 2014 by Bill Donohue If Bill Cosby’s biggest problem is fending off all the serious allegations against him, his biggest blunder was his straight talk about young black men, beginning 10 years ago. Liberals never forgave him, and now it is payback time. In a remarkably frank article... [Read more...]

Catholic Schools Under Fire From Secularists

November 19, 2014

This article by Bill Donohue was originally published by Newsmax on November 19, 2014 In the past week, there have been several news stories and critical essays, both here and abroad, about a teacher who was fired from an Indiana Catholic school after church officials learned that she was undergoing in vitro fertilization; this is a procedure Pope... [Read more...]

Church Squeezed on Gay Marriage

October 24, 2014

This article was originally published by Newsmax on October 24, 2014. by Bill Donohue The collision course between gay rights and religious rights picked up speed this week when President Obama defended gay marriage as a constitutional right. Never before has any president even come close to staking out such a remarkable position. It wasn’t too... [Read more...]

Why Liberals Are Selfish

October 8, 2014

This article was originally published by Newsmax on October 8, 2014 by Bill Donohue Celebrity superstar Lena Dunham spent the summer on a book tour that employed a host of comedians, musicians, and artists as part of the warm-up acts for her gig. She makes $6 million a year, and pulled in over $300,000 for her summer tour. Yet she never paid her staff... [Read more...]

Political Correctness Leaves Christians Out

October 3, 2014

This article was originally published by Newsmax on October 3, 2014 On Sept. 29, Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah, who is a Muslim, incurred a penalty in his game against the New England Patriots for sliding in the end zone after he scored a touchdown; he then bowed in prayer. He is man enough to admit that he was properly penalized not for... [Read more...]

Religion Is Losing Its Clout

September 23, 2014

This article was originally published by Newsmax on September 23, 2014 The Pew Research Center’s latest survey on religion discloses that 72 percent of Americans think religion is losing influence. This is not a welcome development: A majority of Americans see this as a negative outcome; only the unaffiliated are happy with this result. While the... [Read more...]

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