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War on Boy Scouts Will Continue

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

This article by Bill Donohue was originally published by Newsmax on July 29, 2015. On July 27, Robert M. Gates, president of the Boy Scouts of America, announced that the National Executive Board ratified a resolution ending the ban on openly gay adult leaders and employees. He admitted that the new policy was necessitated by "social, [...]

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Let’s Have an Honest Discussion About Bruce Jenner

By | June 3rd, 2015|Categories: White Papers and Essays|

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 [...]

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Church needs to change its style, not its teachings

By | May 21st, 2015|Categories: White Papers and Essays|

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 [...]

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New York Times Undervalues Women

By | May 7th, 2015|Categories: White Papers and Essays|

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 [...]

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Appalling Lack of Concern for Persecuted Christians

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

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 woman — it takes [...]

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Achieving Health, Happiness, and Heaven

By | March 4th, 2015|Categories: White Papers and Essays|

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 [...]

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‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ — Shameful Work of Abuse

By | February 9th, 2015|Categories: White Papers and Essays|

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 to Valentine's Day 2015. Millions [...]

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De Blasio Suffers From Leadership Problems

By | December 30th, 2014|Categories: White Papers and Essays|

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 [...]

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Catholic Theologians Lack Self-Reflection on Race

By | December 9th, 2014|Categories: White Papers and Essays|

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 evinces [...]

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Cosby Spurned by Liberal Media

By | November 26th, 2014|Categories: White Papers and Essays|

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 [...]

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