Catholic League http://www.catholicleague.org News and defending the Catholic Church. Mon, 31 Aug 2015 19:51:38 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 CATHOLIC LEAGUE SURVEY OF CATHOLICS http://www.catholicleague.org/catholic-league-survey-of-catholics-2/ http://www.catholicleague.org/catholic-league-survey-of-catholics-2/#comments Mon, 31 Aug 2015 19:44:26 +0000 http://www.catholicleague.org/?p=53916 Bill Donohue Editor’s note: Survey research is an area of study pioneered by sociologists. This explains why Bill Donohue made recommendations and crafted some of the questions. He has a Ph.D. in sociology from New York University. Introduction Over the summer, the Catholic League commissioned a survey of Catholics. It was undertaken in anticipation of […]

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CATHOLIC LEAGUE SURVEY PROVES REVEALING http://www.catholicleague.org/survey-of-catholics-proves-revealing/ http://www.catholicleague.org/survey-of-catholics-proves-revealing/#comments Mon, 31 Aug 2015 13:21:27 +0000 http://www.catholicleague.org/?p=53893 Bill Donohue comments on a Catholic League-Polling Company survey of Catholics: Earlier this month, the Catholic League commissioned The Polling Company, headed by Kellyanne Conway, to conduct a nationwide survey of Catholics. In addition to the usual questions asked of respondents, we asked about issues the media have little interest in pursuing. We also dug […]

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TRUMP TACKLES WAR ON CHRISTIANS http://www.catholicleague.org/trump-tackles-war-on-christians/ http://www.catholicleague.org/trump-tackles-war-on-christians/#comments Mon, 24 Aug 2015 16:54:55 +0000 http://www.catholicleague.org/?p=53863 Bill Donohue comments on a recent interview in which GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump vowed to take on the fight involving the war on Christians: During an interview with Yellowhammer News on August 21, Donald Trump spoke out against the war on Christians both at home and abroad. At home he focused on secular assaults […]

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Newsday http://www.catholicleague.org/newsday-2/ http://www.catholicleague.org/newsday-2/#comments Mon, 24 Aug 2015 16:00:32 +0000 http://www.catholicleague.org/?p=53900 “Pope Francis draws criticism from some conservative Catholics over stances on economy, environment, social issues” William Donohue of the Manhattan-based Catholic League, a vocal conservative, praised the pope for imposing change on the Vatican’s bureaucracy, though he said Francis sometimes sows confusion with off-the-cuff remarks and has made some questionable critiques of capitalism. “I think […]

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Catholic Philly http://www.catholicleague.org/catholic-philly/ http://www.catholicleague.org/catholic-philly/#comments Fri, 21 Aug 2015 19:21:48 +0000 http://www.catholicleague.org/?p=53918 “Writer heralds Catholic advantages to self and society” The president of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights is a promoter of Christian living in general and the Catholic faith in particular; he defends both when they are attacked by government, media, organizations, academia and individuals. “The Catholic Advantage” is an examination of what […]

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Angelus Tidings http://www.catholicleague.org/angelus-tidings/ http://www.catholicleague.org/angelus-tidings/#comments Fri, 21 Aug 2015 16:37:12 +0000 http://www.catholicleague.org/?p=53903 “Catholic leader slams Serra smear campaign” Donohue is author of the new Q&A-style booklet “The Noble Legacy of Father Serra.” The booklet is the culmination of Donohue’s exhaustive research into the chief accusations against the soon-to-be saint. The Catholic League has distributed the booklets to all California lawmakers and parishes and Father Serra advocates believe […]

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“CHAPUT EFFECT” EXPLAINS SPIKE IN SEMINARIANS http://www.catholicleague.org/chaput-effect-explains-spike-in-seminarians/ http://www.catholicleague.org/chaput-effect-explains-spike-in-seminarians/#comments Thu, 20 Aug 2015 20:18:01 +0000 http://www.catholicleague.org/?p=53859 Bill Donohue comments on a news story in today’s Philadelphia Inquirer on the surge in seminarians in the Philadelphia Archdiocese: Finally, the Philadelphia Inquirer writes a positive piece on the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Unfortunately, reporter David O’Reilly does not give Archbishop Charles Chaput his due in accounting for the spike in ordinations under his tenure. […]

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TRENTONIAN SCREED ON CATHOLIC CHURCH http://www.catholicleague.org/trentonian-screed-on-catholic-church/ http://www.catholicleague.org/trentonian-screed-on-catholic-church/#comments Thu, 20 Aug 2015 18:39:58 +0000 http://www.catholicleague.org/?p=53843 Bill Donohue comments on an article that appeared yesterday in the Trentonian by L.A. Parker about the Catholic Church: Looks like the Trentonian wants to compete with the Philadelphia Inquirer as the most anti-Catholic newspaper in the area. The contribution of L.A. Parker puts it in the running. Follow this if you can. Some guy […]

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LGBT DISSIDENTS WELCOMED BY METHODISTS http://www.catholicleague.org/lgbt-dissidents-welcomed-by-methodists/ http://www.catholicleague.org/lgbt-dissidents-welcomed-by-methodists/#comments Tue, 18 Aug 2015 15:06:40 +0000 http://www.catholicleague.org/?p=53840 Bill Donohue comments on a story in today’s Philadelphia Inquirer about LGBT dissident Catholics turning to Methodists for recognition: It is hardly surprising that the World Meeting of Families Congress, which is being hosted by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, would insist that this Catholic event feature Catholic speakers. Yet the Philadelphia Inquirer still treats as […]

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GAYS ARE NOT THE WHOLE OF FAMILY LIFE http://www.catholicleague.org/gays-are-not-the-whole-of-family-life-2/ http://www.catholicleague.org/gays-are-not-the-whole-of-family-life-2/#comments Mon, 17 Aug 2015 20:46:00 +0000 http://www.catholicleague.org/?p=53838 Bill Donohue comments on a front-page story in Sunday’s Philadelphia Inquirer on the World Meeting of Families next month: The Philadelphia Inquirer wants to know why there is just one session on LGBT issues at the World Meeting of Families. Here’s why: the event is featuring over 100 speakers, and gays comprise 1.6 percent of […]

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