Papers, Essays and Research

Fight Abortion, With a Broader Agenda

September 22, 2013

This article originally appeared in the New York Times “ROOM for DEBATE” section (September 22, 2013). Pope Francis’s interview will have no effect on how American bishops engage in politics because the press has misrepresented what he said. Pope Francis wants Catholics to be politically engaged, and to be actively pro-life, but he also... [Read more...]

Obama Team Backs Religious Liberty?

August 27, 2013

By Bill Donohue This article was originally published at Newsmax.com on August 27, 2013. No administration in recent history has been less religion-friendly than the Obama administration, so it came as a surprise to learn that it has filed an amicus brief in favor of religious invocations at government meetings; the U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to... [Read more...]

Bill Donohue: IRS Targeted Catholic League

May 17, 2013

By Bill Donohue This article was originally published at Newsmax.com on May 16, 2013. The problems with the IRS extend beyond playing politics with conservative groups seeking a tax-exempt status. I have never made this public before, but given the heightened interest in the way the IRS has conducted itself, the time has come to disclose what happened. Just... [Read more...]

Marriage Equity Makes Sense

April 17, 2013

By Bill Donohue This article was originally published at Newsmax.com on April 17, 2013. There is a great deal of confusion these days over the meaning of equality and equity. Equality means sameness, or an identical status; equity means fairness, or justice. It is only fair that students be given the grade they deserve; to give them all the same grade... [Read more...]

CUOMO ENDANGERS MINORITY WOMEN

March 20, 2013

By Bill Donohue This article was originally published at Newsmax.com on March 20, 2013. In his March 19th blog post from Rome, Cardinal Timothy Dolan made it clear that although he could not be with his brother bishops in Albany to address key public policy issues, he wanted everyone to know of his support for laws that promote a culture of life. Weighing... [Read more...]

NY TIMES WAGES WAR ON CATHOLICISM

February 27, 2013

By Bill Donohue This article was originally published at Newsmax.com on February 27, 2013. On Feb. 27, The New York Times ran a front-page story raising questions about some cardinals who will soon vote for the new Pope. Some of the cardinals have had accused priests serving under them, while others have been the subject of criticism by the Survivors... [Read more...]

WHY OBAMA GAVE HOLLYWOOD A PASS

January 18, 2013

By Bill Donohue This article was originally published at Newsmax.com on January 18, 2013. In his Jan. 16 remarks on gun violence, President Obama said, “As soon as I’m finished speaking here I will sit at that desk and I will sign a directive giving law enforcement, schools, mental health professionals and the public health community some of the... [Read more...]

SATANISM LINKED TO SERIAL CRIMES

January 15, 2013

By Bill Donohue This article was originally published at Newsmax.com on January 15, 2013. “Jimmy Savile beat and raped a 12-year-old girl during a secret satanic ritual in a hospital.” This is the opening line in an English newspaper’s story on Sunday about BBC child rapist Jimmy Savile. The BBC icon, who died in 2011, is believed to be responsible... [Read more...]

KATHY GRIFFIN CROSSED THE LINE ON CNN

January 7, 2013

By Bill Donohue An excerpt of this article was originally published at Newsmax.com on January 7, 2013. On CNN’s New Year’s Eve broadcast, comedian Kathy Griffin bent down and kissed Anderson Cooper’s crotch. She was so happy with her act that on New Year’s Day she told CBS host David Letterman that “If you think this is the part where I’m... [Read more...]

WE’RE WINNING WAR ON CHRISTMAS

December 19, 2012

By Bill Donohue This article was originally published at Newsmax.com on December 19, 2013. The “War on Christmas” began in earnest in the 1980s when the American Civil Liberties Union was filing one lawsuit after another attempting to ban manger scenes on public property. In the 1990s, the Christmas wars morphed into the multicultural agenda of... [Read more...]

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