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Transgender Policies Based on Feelings, Not Biology

By | May 26th, 2016|Categories: White Papers and Essays|

Bill Donohue This article was originally published by Newsmax on May 25, 2016. Looks like old Descartes got it wrong. "Cogito ergo sum," or, "I think therefore I am," has been superseded by "Sentio ergo sum," or, "I feel therefore I am." Welcome to the post-Oprah world of feelings. "Follow your feelings. If it feels right, [...]

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Trump Taps Into Mass Mistrust

By | April 22nd, 2016|Categories: White Papers and Essays|

No one who has ever run for president has generated more opposition, from both his own party and the media, than Donald Trump. Yet they have all failed to stop him. The Republican elite lined up to promote Jeb Bush, and when Trump started to soar, they sought to bring him down. News reporters and pundits, [...]

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Religious Liberty Under Fire in Georgia

By | March 24th, 2016|Categories: White Papers and Essays|

Bill Donohue This article was originally published by Newsmax on March 24, 2016. The two Democrats running for president are rarely asked to address religious liberty issues, and that is because everyone knows that neither Hillary Clinton nor Sen. Bernie Sanders places much of a premium on such matters. The three Republican candidates are more likely [...]

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Elite Don’t Get Trump’s Appeal

By | February 10th, 2016|Categories: White Papers and Essays|

This article by Bill Donohue was originally published by Newsmax on February 10, 2016. In 1972, Pauline Kael, film critic for the New Yorker, famously said after the presidential election, "I can't believe Nixon won. I don't know anyone who voted for him." Following the New Hampshire primary, former New Hampshire Governor John Sununu said, "By [...]

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CHARLIE HEBDO AND THE MEDIA ARE COWARDS

By | January 5th, 2016|Categories: White Papers and Essays|

Bill Donohue The publisher of Charlie Hebdo, Stephane Charbonnier, was among the 12 people killed in Paris on January 7 last year. The New York Times described him as a "staunch left-wing activist, raised in a family of communists." He was also an unrelenting bigot. Charb, as he was known, did not deserve to be shot, [...]

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Schools Should Celebrate Christmas

By | December 11th, 2015|Categories: White Papers and Essays|

This article by Bill Donohue was originally published by Newsmax on December 10, 2015. Religious expression in the schools is a perennial issue, but at no time in the school calendar is it more controversial than at Christmas. This year is no exception. Just recently, the University of Tennessee sought to ban Christmas celebrations, but thanks [...]

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When the Pope Tried to Kill Hitler

By | November 16th, 2015|Categories: Pope Pius XII and the Holocaust, Special Reports, The Church and the Holocaust, White Papers and Essays|

Church of Spies: The Pope’s Secret War Against Hitler by Mark Riebling Basic Books, New York, 2015 375 pages, $29.99. Ronald J. Rychlak Pope Pius XII and the Nazis: far too many writers have wandered into this fascinating subject without bringing anything new to the table. Many of the late pope’s critics have simply repeated information [...]

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Movie on Child Rape in Hollywood Overlooked

By | November 6th, 2015|Categories: White Papers and Essays|

This article by Bill Donohue was originally published by Newsmax on November 6, 2015. In the run-up to the November 6 debut of "Spotlight," movie reviewers hailed it as an eye-opening account of the sexual abuse scandal that occurred in the Boston Archdiocese. But Hollywood has no interest in turning its cameras on itself, which is [...]

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Playboy Wins the World Over With Corruption

By | October 13th, 2015|Categories: White Papers and Essays|

This article by Bill Donohue was originally published by Newsmax on October 13, 2015. If they want to keep their jobs, the girls at Playboy have to put their clothes back on (or at least their pants). As reported in the Oct. 13 edition of  The New York Times, that is the considered judgment of the [...]

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Bill Maher, Ann Coulter Lead Pack of Crazies Against the Pope

By | September 29th, 2015|Categories: White Papers and Essays|

This article by Bill Donohue was originally published by Newsmax on September 28, 2015. What do Ann Coulter and the Westboro Baptist Church have in common? Both are obscene anti-Catholics. Indeed, they are the worst of Pope Francis' vile critics to emerge during his visit to the United States. Coulter tweeted last week that the Catholic [...]

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