TRUMP GOES MUTE ON MORAL ISSUES

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  • TRUMP GOES MUTE ON MORAL ISSUES

    TRUMP GOES MUTE ON MORAL ISSUES

    Bill Donohue comments on President Trump's address to the Congress: President Trump raised everyone's expectations by delivering a powerful speech last night outlining his agenda for defense, jobs, infrastructure, healthcare, education, immigration, and other policy matters. But he said not a word about moral issues. [...]

  • ABC’S “WHEN WE RISE” MOCKS CATHOLICS

    ABC’S “WHEN WE RISE” MOCKS CATHOLICS

    Bill Donohue comments on last night's first episode of the Disney/ABC miniseries, "When We Rise": Catholics in America make up about 25 percent of the population. Yet when it comes to negative stereotypes of religion, Hollywood targets us almost 100 percent of the time. Nowhere [...]

  • KENTUCKY WEIGHS RELIGION IN SCHOOL

    KENTUCKY WEIGHS RELIGION IN SCHOOL

    Bill Donohue comments on two bills before the Kentucky legislature: In 1965, an animated Christmas special was aired, "Charlie Brown's Christmas." Peanuts character Linus quoted from Luke in the New Testament, "For unto you is born this day in the city of David a savior [...]

HARVEY WEINSTEIN SEEKING A FIGHT?

Bill Donohue comments on movie mogul Harvey Weinstein: There is no one in Hollywood who delights in offending Catholics more than Harvey Weinstein: he has made a long list of anti-Catholic films. Now he is [...]

February 13th, 2017|Tags: |

SAVAGING CARDINAL BURKE

Bill Donohue comments on a blog piece in the Washington Post: Raymond Cardinal Burke is a brilliant defender of orthodoxy, one who has bumped heads with the pope. Which man is right is not for [...]

February 10th, 2017|Tags: |

TRUMP RIPPED FOR RELIGION-FRIENDLY STANCE

Bill Donohue comments on a piece by Claire Markham of the Center for American Progress distorting President Trump's commitment to religious liberty: Neither President Donald Trump, nor his competitor, Hillary Clinton, are known for their [...]

February 8th, 2017|Tags: |

PARANOIA GRIPS ESQUIRE’S PIERCE

Bill Donohue comments on an online piece by Charles P. Pierce: At one time I used to subscribe to Esquire. It was a well written, often provocative and entertaining magazine, one that covered a wide [...]

February 7th, 2017|Tags: |

DeVOS IS A GODSEND TO POOR BLACKS

Bill Donohue comments on the tie-breaking vote of Vice President Mike Pence confirming Betsy DeVos as the new secretary of education: Betsy DeVos proved to be victorious despite the mass phone calls that were well [...]

February 7th, 2017|Tags: |

SNAP FOUNDER QUITS IN DISGRACE

Bill Donohue comments on the resignation of the founder and president of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP), Barbara Blaine: Blaine announced her resignation over the weekend. She quit in disgrace, as [...]

February 6th, 2017|Tags: |

TRUMP BREAKS WITH DEMOCRATS ON RELIGION

Bill Donohue comments on President Trump's address at today's National Prayer Breakfast: The most significant line in President Trump's speech spoke about the right of Americans to "practice their beliefs without fear of hostility or [...]

February 2nd, 2017|Tags: |

BEYONCE PHOTO SPARKS CONTROVERSY

Bill Donohue comments on a photo of a pregnant Beyoncé that has ignited controversy: It is not certain what Beyoncé had in mind when she posed pregnant, half naked, draped with a veil, amidst a [...]

February 2nd, 2017|Tags: |

GORSUCH IS A GREAT PICK

Bill Donohue comments on Judge Neil Gorsuch, selected by President Trump to take Judge Antonin Scalia's place on the Supreme Court: The Catholic League has a narrow focus when it comes to prospective U.S. Supreme [...]

February 1st, 2017|Tags: |

CHRISTIAN REFUGEES MERIT PRIORITY STATUS

Bill Donohue comments on the urgent need to give priority status to persecuted Christian refugees: In November 2015, President Barack Obama told a G20 press conference that proposals to give priority status to Christian refugees [...]

January 31st, 2017|Tags: |
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ABORTION KILLS, USUALLY

William A. Donohue Melissa Ohden should have died in 1977, but the abortion failed. On September 9, 2015, the founder of Abortion Survivors Network testified before the House Judiciary Committee to explain her story. I [...]

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NO “SPOTLIGHT” ON HOLLYWOOD CHILD RAPE

William A. Donohue 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 [...]

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PLAYBOY DECLARES VICTORY

William A. Donohue [Editor's note: This is a slightly longer version of an article that first appeared online at Newsmax.] If they want to keep their jobs, the girls at Playboy have to put their [...]

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DISOBEYING THE LAW

William A. Donohue Is it ever right to disobey the law in a democracy? This question has been raised a lot lately, especially in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage. [...]

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POPE’S VISIT RIPE FOR PROPAGANDA

William A. Donohue Propaganda experts are already out in force and Pope Francis has yet to come to the U.S. Propaganda is the deliberate skewing of information done for the purpose of altering public opinion [...]

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MOTHER ANGELICA’S GREATEST GIFT

William A. Donohue Mother Angelica built the most powerful Catholic media empire in American history, one so towering that it really has no rival anywhere in the world. The Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN) is, [...]

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WHO UNDERVALUES WOMEN?

William A. Donohue We hear it all the time: the Catholic Church discriminates against women. As compared to which institutions? The Congress? Women comprise 18 percent of its members. Fortune 500 companies? Women account for [...]

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MARKETS AND MISSILES ARE NOT ENOUGH

William A. Donohue When I first arrived at The Heritage Foundation in 1987, I was greeted with great skepticism by many who worked there. The D.C. conservative think-tank had chosen me to be in the [...]

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THE MORALITY OF DOCTOR-ASSISTED SUICIDE

William A. Donohue This article, which has been slightly revised, was published in the February edition of Legatus magazine. If there was one strain of political thought that was evident in the elections last November, [...]

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BEHIND THE CHARLIE HEBDO STORY

William A. Donohue To say 2015 got off to a fast start would be an understatement: it seemed that all I did was grant one interview after another, running from one TV studio to another. [...]

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Christian Refugees Merit Priority Status

From Bill's latest article at Newsmax: In November of 2015, President Barack Obama told a G20 press conference that proposals to give priority status to Christian refugees from Syria were "shameful." He said, "We do [...]

February 2nd, 2017|

NEWSMAX.COM

"Christian Refugees Merit Priority Status"

February 1st, 2017|

CNN.COM

"On Gorsuch, it's evangelicals vs. atheists"

February 1st, 2017|

CNSNEWS.COM

"Christian Refugees Merit Priority Status"

January 31st, 2017|

NATIONAL CATHOLIC REPORTER

"SNAP's new year starts with departure, lawsuit"

January 30th, 2017|

CNSNEWS.COM

"March for Life Scares Death Industry"

January 26th, 2017|

LIFENEWS.COM

"Alliance of Pro-Life Groups Demands 'Mainstream Media' Fairly Cover the March for Life"

January 26th, 2017|

CNSNEWS.COM

"Alliance for Fair Coverage of Life Issues to News Networks: 'Cover the March for Life!'"

January 25th, 2017|

NEWSBUSTERS

"Networks Called on to Cover the March for Life by the Alliance for Fair Coverage of Life Issues"

January 25th, 2017|

THE WANDERER

"Bigotry And Blood Mark Planned Parenthood"

January 24th, 2017|
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SNAP IMPLODES

Bill Donohue The Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) has been sued before, and while it has been hurt by those filings, the latest one suggests the end is near. It can't come [...]

DONOHUE’S ROLE IN FBI-WEINER PROBE

Bill Donohue comments on his role in the FBI probe of Anthony Weiner: Two months ago to the day, I asked for an investigation of Anthony Weiner on suspicion of sexually abusing his four-year-old child, [...]

MOTHER TERESA EARNED SAINTHOOD

Bill Donohue explains why Mother Teresa deserves sainthood: On September 4, Blessed Mother Teresa will forever be known as Saint Mother Teresa. I know of no one in my lifetime, save for Saint John Paul [...]

BBC, CATHOLIC CHURCH, AND SEXUAL ABUSE

Bill Donohue has written an in-depth analysis of sexual abuse at the BBC, and the BBC’s coverage of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church. He explains the similarities and dissimilarities, focusing on why the scandals [...]

When the Pope Tried to Kill Hitler

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 [...]

SHINING THE LIGHT ON “SPOTLIGHT”

Bill Donohue The movie "Spotlight" is bound to spark more conversation about the sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic Church. Unfortunately, much of what the American public knows about this issue is derived from the [...]

MEDIA GUIDE TO PHONY CATHOLIC GROUPS

To read how these 15 dissident organizations are falsely marketing themselves as truly Catholic entities, click here.

The Noble Legacy of Fr. Serra

To read Bill Donohue's booklet, "The Noble Legacy of Fr. Serra," click here.

CATHOLIC LEAGUE SURVEY OF CATHOLICS

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 [...]

Bill Maher’s History of Anti-Catholicism, 1998-2016

Bill Maher's History of Anti-Catholicism, 1998-2016 CATHOLIC LEAGUE
 For Religious and Civil Rights June 27, 2016, "Real Time with Bill Maher," [HBO] Maher: Here is what he said on Friday night in front of his compliant [...]

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CATHOLIC LEAGUE FOR RELIGIOUS AND CIVIL RIGHTS 2016 YEAR IN REVIEW

 Bill Donohue Twenty years ago, I wrote that "the most invidious form of anti-Catholicism is that which emanates from elite circles." I also noted that "there is also a brand of anti-Catholicism that comes from [...]

PREFACE

By any index, we had a very good year in 2015. That is largely due to our employees, and to our members who make it happen. We are fortunate to have a very competent staff. [...]

Executive Summary

The Catholic event of the year—at least for Americans—was also the Catholic League event of the year, namely, the pope's historic visit to Washington, D.C., New York City, and Philadelphia. Pope Francis electrified the nation, [...]

Activist Organizations

January In 2013, Rebecca Randles, an attorney who works with supreme Catholic-suing lawyer Jeffrey Anderson, sued Bill Donohue and the Catholic League for allegedly libeling a man who had made accusations against a priest in [...]

The Arts

March Grants Pass, OR – Jim Ingraham's picture was selected as the Caveman Camera Club's image of the month for March. Given the theme of "contradiction,'' Ingraham shot a photograph he titled "Bad Nun." The [...]

Charlie Hebdo Controversy

A week into the new year saw the horrible death of 12 people, most of whom worked at the Paris office of Charlie Hebdo; a police officer was among the dead. The weekly publication is [...]

Education

February 9 Yulee, FL – A student at Yulee High School ended the school's morning announcement with "God Bless America." This caused the American Humanist Association to contact the school and the Nassau County School [...]

Government

February 3 Gresham, OR – The Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries found Aaron and Melissa Klein, who run a bakery, guilty of discrimination for refusing to bake a wedding cake for a lesbian couple [...]

Media

October 2 Roseburg, OR – Here is what Chris Harper-Mercer said to his victims just before he killed them at Umpqua Community College: "Are you Christian?" After they stood up he said, "Good, because you're [...]

Papal Visit

The most historic Catholic event of the year was Pope Francis' visit to the United States. While it occasioned much goodwill, and overall very fair media coverage, there were some notable exceptions. A selection will be [...]

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Trump Mute on Moral Issues

March 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Trump Mute on Moral Issues

Bill in the news: Newsmax The fight for religious exemptions, as a cornerstone of religious liberty, is being waged with ferocity across the nation. One might have thought that a [...]

Trump Mute on Moral Issues

March 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Trump Mute on Moral Issues

Bill in the news: CNSNews President Trump raised everyone's expectations by delivering a powerful speech last night outlining his agenda for defense, jobs, infrastructure, healthcare, education, immigration, and other policy [...]

TRUMP GOES MUTE ON MORAL ISSUES

March 1st, 2017|Comments Off on TRUMP GOES MUTE ON MORAL ISSUES

Bill Donohue comments on President Trump's address to the Congress: President Trump raised everyone's expectations by delivering a powerful speech last night outlining his agenda for defense, jobs, infrastructure, healthcare, [...]

ABC’S “WHEN WE RISE” MOCKS CATHOLICS

February 28th, 2017|Comments Off on ABC’S “WHEN WE RISE” MOCKS CATHOLICS

Bill Donohue comments on last night's first episode of the Disney/ABC miniseries, "When We Rise": Catholics in America make up about 25 percent of the population. Yet when it comes [...]