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WHO IS THE REAL MINISTER OF HATE?

  • WHO IS THE REAL MINISTER OF HATE?

    Catholic League president Bill Donohue compares Tony Perkins to Al Sharpton: Who is the real Minister of Hate? Tony Perkins or Al Sharpton? Both are ordained ministers—Sharpton was ordained at the age of 9—and both have addressed the controversy over Charlottesville. Perkins wants both sides [...]

  • BOSTON GLOBE’S NEW ATTACK ON PRIESTS

    Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the Boston Globe's selective concern about fatherless children: The Boston Globe's "Spotlight" team is out with another attack on the Catholic priesthood: this one a two-part series on "Children of Catholic priests" who "live with secrets and sorrow." [...]

  • BOGUS LAWSUIT ENDS

    Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a lawsuit brought against him and the Catholic League: At every step of the way, a lawsuit filed by Rebecca Randles against me and the Catholic League was knocked down by the courts. I never libeled anyone, and [...]

NYC STORE DEFILES MOTHER TERESA

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the Bedford Cheese Shop, a store with locations in Brooklyn and Manhattan: If the Bedford Cheese Shop did this to some other religious figure, the owner would be [...]

July 26th, 2017|Tags: |

DONOHUE DEFENDS DAWKINS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on radio station KPFA's decision to cancel an interview with English atheist Richard Dawkins: Whenever I write about Richard Dawkins, it is to criticize some anti-Catholic remark he has [...]

July 25th, 2017|Tags: |

ANTI-CHRISTIAN BIGOTRY SURGES IN U.K.

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a new survey on anti-Christian bigotry in the United Kingdom: Premier Christian Communications has released the results of a survey of 12,000 Christians in the U.K. assessing prejudice [...]

July 18th, 2017|Tags: |

CATHOLIC-EVANGELICAL ALLIANCE IS STRONG

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the Catholic-Evangelical alliance: Traditional Catholics and evangelical Christians have much in common, the latest example of which happened yesterday. Following an event on July 11th where U.S. Attorney [...]

July 14th, 2017|Tags: |

RAPPER BLASTED FOR MOCKING JESUS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on reaction to Rapper "Blac Youngsta" posting a picture of himself on Instagram as Jesus crucified: We never heard of "Blac Youngsta" before today, and we hope we won't [...]

July 12th, 2017|Tags: |
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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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SELECTIVE SENSIBILITIES

William A. Donohue Almost 8 in 10 Americans are Christian and approximately 96 percent celebrate Christmas. That makes for few Scrooges, though one would never know it given the corrosive effect that militant atheist groups, [...]

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GAYS AND GAY ACTIVISTS

William A. Donohue According to the Centers for Disease Control, 1.6 percent of Americans are homosexual. Yet that very small minority projects an influence on our culture that is extraordinary. A few years back, gay [...]

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Religious Americans Are Pro-Trump

Bill in the news: CNSNews.com: On June 20, Pew Research Center released the findings of a new poll on President Trump's job performance. It found that 39 percent of the public approves of his performance [...]

June 21st, 2017|

New York Times Backs Gory Trump-esque ‘Caesar’

Bill in the news: CNSNews.com: New York's Public Theater has decided to malign the president and his wife in its production of "Julius Caesar." The Shakespeare in the Park play opened yesterday at the Delacorte [...]

June 13th, 2017|

The Media’s Phony Reaction to Maher’s Bigotry

Bill in the news: CNSNews.com Bill Maher has apologized for using a racial slur on his Friday night HBO show, and all of a sudden TV critics are trotting out his previous "controversial" remarks. Not [...]

June 5th, 2017|

The ‘Trump Effect’ Is Becoming Evident In the States

Bill in the news: CNSNews.com Human rights legislation is quickening in the states: protections for the unborn are gaining across the nation. Similarly, there is a determined effort to secure religious liberty. Progress against child [...]

May 23rd, 2017|
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THE WAR AGAINST CARDINAL PELL

Bill Donohue, Ph.D. President Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights July 20, 2017 Meet the Accusers Cardinal George Pell's appearance before a Melbourne court on July 26 will be watched carefully all over the [...]

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 [...]

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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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WHO IS THE REAL MINISTER OF HATE?

August 18th, 2017|Comments Off on WHO IS THE REAL MINISTER OF HATE?

Catholic League president Bill Donohue compares Tony Perkins to Al Sharpton: Who is the real Minister of Hate? Tony Perkins or Al Sharpton? Both are ordained ministers—Sharpton was ordained at [...]

BOSTON GLOBE’S NEW ATTACK ON PRIESTS

August 18th, 2017|Comments Off on BOSTON GLOBE’S NEW ATTACK ON PRIESTS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the Boston Globe's selective concern about fatherless children: The Boston Globe's "Spotlight" team is out with another attack on the Catholic priesthood: this [...]

BOGUS LAWSUIT ENDS

August 17th, 2017|Comments Off on BOGUS LAWSUIT ENDS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a lawsuit brought against him and the Catholic League: At every step of the way, a lawsuit filed by Rebecca Randles against me [...]

Bias on Religious Liberty Not Helping Media’s Cause

August 16th, 2017|Comments Off on Bias on Religious Liberty Not Helping Media’s Cause

Bill in the news: Newsmax.com: Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) does some of the best legal work in the U.S. defending religious liberty. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke at one [...]