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Media Response to John Jay Report On May 18, we addressed what the media said about the 2011 John Jay Report on the “Causes and Context” of clergy abuse. Bill Donohue’s analysis of the report is at the end of the annual report. After the New York Times criticized the study as the “blame Woodstock” report, many others in the media echoed the... [Read more...]


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Media Archbishop Dolan’s Critics Freak Out In November, following the election of Archbishop Timothy Dolan as the President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, critics of the New York archbishop went ballistic. Here are a few examples: NPR was worried that Archbishop Dolan is “overtly conservative,” and Tim Rutten of the Los... [Read more...]


ARE THERE NO PRINCIPLES LEFT?

FROM THE PRESIDENT’S DESK William Donohue Catholic League members are not unfamiliar with the raging hypocrisy that governs our cultural elites. We know all about their unlimited tolerance for Catholic bashing, and their equally unlimited intolerance for bigotry aimed at the protected classes. But in the last month alone, the chasm has widened significantly.... [Read more...]


Chiefs of Staff
November 10th, 2010 |

The following is a list of the 50 chiefs of staff for the nation’s governors, to whom we mailed the nativity scenes: Governor Bob Rile ATTN: Dave Stewart, Chief of Staff 600 Dexter Avenue Montgomery, AL 36130 Governor Sean Parnell ATTN: Sharon Leighow, Executive Assistant P.O. Box 110001 Juneau, AK 99811-0001 Hon. Jan Brewer ATTN: Eileen Klein,... [Read more...]


LOUIS C.K.: POPE RAPES BOYS
July 15th, 2010 | Catalyst Online, Features

During a recent episode of the Comedy Central program, “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” comedian Louis C.K. concluded his interview by noting there were certain words that he could not utter on his new show “Louie” that began airing on FX in June. After offering a few examples of the verboten lexicon, he babbled out the following: “I was... [Read more...]


LOUIS C.K.: POPE RAPES BOYS
June 17th, 2010 | Latest News Releases

On last night’s Comedy Central program, “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” comedian Louis C.K. concluded his interview by noting there were certain words that he could not utter on his new show on FX. After offering a few examples, he bleated out the following: “I was going to say that the pope f**** boys….” [The obscenity... [Read more...]


BASHING THE CLERGY: THE “DAILY SHOW” AND JAY LENO
July 26th, 2007 | Catalyst Online, Features

When the Vatican’s Renato Cardinal Martino released “Guide-lines for Pastoral Care of the Road,” now commonly known as the “Ten Commandments of Driving,” many news media outlets took a light-hearted look at the cardinal’s words.  While playful, most stories managed to be respectful at the same time. Not everyone... [Read more...]


Bashing the Clergy: the “Daily Show” and Jay Leno
June 21st, 2007 | Chatterbox...

When the Vatican’s Renato Cardinal Martino released “Guidelines for Pastoral Care of the Road,” or the “10 Commandments of Driving,” a number of news outlets took a light-hearted look at the Cardinal’s words. While playful, many of these stories managed to be respectful at the same time. For instance, on Tuesday night, CNN responded to the... [Read more...]


Activist

January 16 Madison, WI — The Freedom From Religion Foundation posted on its website the following question about the nomination of Samuel Alito to the Supreme Court: “Are you aware that if nominee Samuel Alito is named to the U.S. Supreme Court, there will be five members—a majority—who are radical, right-wing Roman Catholic?” February... [Read more...]


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Internet | Magazines | Movies | Radio | Newspapers |Television INTERNET January 13 Syndicated radio host Rabbi Shmuley Boteach accused Pope Pius XII of “mass kidnapping” of baptized Jewish children who were saved from the Nazis by the Catholic Church. He based his charge on an unsigned 1946 memo by an unknown writer that was found... [Read more...]