Papers, Essays and Research

Let’s Have an Honest Discussion About Bruce Jenner

June 3, 2015

This article by Bill Donohue was originally published by Newsmax on June 3, 2015. Only a cruel person would wish Bruce Jenner ill will now that he has morphed into Caitlyn Jenner. Hopefully, he is now at peace with himself. Assuming he is, what are the chances he will stay that way? Regrettably, they are not good. Worse, the glamorization of his condition... [Read more...]

Church needs to change its style, not its teachings

May 21, 2015

This article by Bill Donohue was originally published by the Asbury Park Press on May 21, 2015. The most important thing that can be done to revitalize the Catholic Church is to study what has worked and then clone it nationwide. To be explicit, in terms of getting more priests and nuns, the models we need to emulate are those dioceses and orders of... [Read more...]

New York Times Undervalues Women

May 7, 2015

This article by Bill Donohue was originally published by Newsmax on May 7, 2015. “Catholicism Undervalues Women” was the title of an article in yesterday’s New York Times by columnist Frank Bruni. He should be careful about throwing the first stone: the Times has a notorious record of undervaluing women. Indeed, it worked hard to deny... [Read more...]

Appalling Lack of Concern for Persecuted Christians

April 29, 2015

This article by Bill Donohue was originally published by Newsmax on April 29, 2015. “Why Doesn’t the left Advocate for Persecuted Christians?” That is the question recently raised by Lucia Annunziata in the Italian edition of the Huffington Post (click here for the piece by Andrea Gagliarducci on her article).  Annunziata is a courageous... [Read more...]

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...]

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