Papers, Essays and Research

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...]

MORALITY AND MARKETS

November 28, 2012

Fr. Robert Sirico “Freedom rightly understood is not a license to behave like spoiled adolescents but rather the noble birthright of creatures made in the image of God,” says Fr. Robert Sirico in his new book Defending the Free Market: The Moral Case for a Free Economy. “As long as we refuse to sell this birthright for a mess of materialist pottage,... [Read more...]

‘Politics of Empathy’ Lifted Obama Over Romney

November 16, 2012

By Bill Donohue This article was originally published at Newsmax.com on September 26, 2013. Perception is not necessarily reality, but it often functions that way. Ask those who voted for Barack Obama why they did so and in short order it will be revealed that the president, quite unlike Mitt Romney, really cares about people. How do they know? Probing... [Read more...]

CENSORING OF CONSERVATIVES PROVES LIBERALS’ INTOLERANCE

October 5, 2012

By Bill Donohue This article was originally published at Newsmax.com on October 5, 2013. In the course of just one week, I had my speech squashed on three different occasions by the cultural elites. Though I’ve been slapped by the censorial hand of liberals many times before, never have I experienced it so forcefully within such a short period of... [Read more...]

RYAN, BIDEN, AND THE BISHOPS

September 26, 2012

The following article is adapted from Bill Donohue’s article on this subject that was posted on Newsmax.com on September 26, 2012. The conventional wisdom holds that both vice presidential candidates, Rep. Paul Ryan and Vice President Joe Biden, are roughly equal in terms of their Catholic standing: Ryan is good on the life issues, but weak on social... [Read more...]

OBAMA’S WAR ON RELIGION

September 10, 2012

Bill Donohue In September 2012, Bill Donohue wrote a four-part series that was featured on Newsmax.com. The series focused on the war on religion that has been waged by the administration of President Barack Obama. The series caught the attention of many in the media and is sure to be a topic of discussion in many quarters. Obama’s Secular Mindset The... [Read more...]

Some Key Misunderstandings Regarding the Child Sexual Abuse Scandal and the Catholic Church

April 27, 2012

Some Key Misunderstandings Regarding the Child Sexual Abuse Scandal  and the Catholic Church William O’Donohue, Ph.D. Olga Cirlugea, B.A. Lorraine Benuto, Ph.D. Department of Psychology University of Nevada, Reno We are clinical psychologists (the second author is a graduate student in a doctoral training program) who have watched the sexual abuse... [Read more...]

STATEMENT TO THE DULUTH COMMUNITY: UNIV. OF MINNESOTA DULUTH HOLOCAUST EVENT

April 10, 2012

Dr. William A. Donohue President Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights April 10, 2012 It has come to my attention that the University of Minnesota Duluth is hosting a series of events on the Holocaust; they are scheduled to run between April 12 and April 19. Because many of the events address the religious response to the Holocaust, it is of... [Read more...]

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