CENSORING AND NEUTERING CHRISTMAS

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  • CENSORING AND NEUTERING CHRISTMAS

    CENSORING AND NEUTERING CHRISTMAS

    Bill Donohue comments on the anti-Christmas efforts of the Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF): Secularists are not necessarily anti-Christmas, but the radicals in their ranks are. At the top of the list is FFRF. Its tactics are twofold: If religious Christmas symbols and events cannot [...]

  • THE POLITICS OF HATE CRIMES

    THE POLITICS OF HATE CRIMES

    Bill Donohue comments on the role the Southern Poverty Law Center plays in politicizing hate crimes: After Hillary Clinton lost the election, she, her staff, and her supporters were sent reeling. Many have yet to recuperate. In times past, such distraught persons would be attended [...]

  • CHRIS HARDWICK EXPOSES HIMSELF

    CHRIS HARDWICK EXPOSES HIMSELF

    Bill Donohue comments on remarks made last night by Chris Hardwick on Comedy Central: Chris Hardwick exposed himself last night as an illiterate. Here is what he said on "@Midnight with Chris Hardwick." "Thanksgiving is over and that's good because f*** Thanksgiving. I'm all about [...]

“O’NEALS” OFF TO A BAD START

Bill Donohue comments on "The Real O'Neals" poor ratings: Four episodes into its second season, Disney/ABC's "The Real O'Neals" continues its dismal performance in the ratings. Tuesday night's audience of 2.78 million was its lowest [...]

November 3rd, 2016|Tags: |

WEINER’S SON—NOT HIS “ADDICTION”—IS KEY

Bill Donohue comments on the news that Anthony Weiner is now being treated for sex addiction: News reports are focusing on the decision by Anthony Weiner to seek help for cybersex addiction and exhibitionism. Getting [...]

November 2nd, 2016|Tags: |

OBAMA TWICE INSULTS CATHOLICS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how President Barack Obama twice insulted Catholics this week: Late night talk-show hosts are known for their edgy comedic routines, and for the most part, they learn not [...]

November 2nd, 2016|Tags: |

FEDERAL JUDGE NOTES REFUGEE BIAS

Bill Donohue comments on a federal judge's criticism of U.S. policy toward Syrian Christians: Judge Daniel Manion of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has voiced concern over the almost complete lack [...]

November 1st, 2016|Tags: |

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, [...]

October 31st, 2016|Tags: |

SMITHSONIAN REDISCOVERS RELIGION

Bill Donohue comments on a new project by the Smithsonian: The Smithsonian has hired its first religious curator since the 1890s. "Peter Manseau was born for the job," says the Washington Post. "The son of [...]

October 28th, 2016|Tags: |

DAILY NEWS ACTS RESPONSIBLY

Bill Donohue comments on an editorial by the New York Daily News that was posted on its website: Yesterday, I took the Daily News and the New York Times to task for not running a [...]

October 27th, 2016|Tags: |

DAILY NEWS AND NEW YORK TIMES SHOW BIAS

Bill Donohue comments on biased reporting by two New York dailies: We have repeatedly said that the vast majority of media outlets and pundits who dwell on priestly sexual abuse—a problem that occurred mostly between [...]

October 26th, 2016|Tags: |

COMEDY CENTRAL FEATURES ANOTHER ANTI-CATHOLIC BIGOT

Bill Donohue comments on last night's Comedy Central show, "The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail": Guy Branum began his appearance by asking, "Who here was raised Catholic?" That tipped his hand; he was about to [...]

October 26th, 2016|Tags: |

JACK CHICK’S DEATH AND LEGACY

Bill Donohue comments on the death of Jack Chick: Jack Chick, the anti-Catholic cartoonist and publisher, died on October 23 at the age of 92. Chick's goal was to convince Protestants that Roman Catholicism was [...]

October 25th, 2016|Tags: |
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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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THE POLITICS OF THE ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE

William A. Donohue When I became president of the Catholic League in 1993, there was no Catholic League unit in New York's St. Patrick's Day Parade. That soon changed. For the past 20 years we [...]

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THE POWER OF HOPE AND PRAYER

William A. Donohue Lately, as the result of a new book I am finishing, I have given a lot of thought to the power of hope and prayer. So when I heard about the travails [...]

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FREE SPEECH UNDER FIRE

William A. Donohue Over and over again, I have said that I would prefer to suffer the indignity of having my religion trashed before endorsing the right of the government to censor the offensive speech. [...]

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THE MYTH OF DIVERSITY

William A. Donohue The greatest threat to freedom these days comes not from neo-Nazis, or from any other group on the lunatic fringe: it comes from those who tout the virtue of diversity. Unfortunately, they [...]

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MISTAKES AND LIES

William A. Donohue We often hear people say, "I'm sorry, I lied about that," when, in fact, they never lied; they were merely mistaken. Let me be plain: it is impossible to lie without first [...]

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ENVY DRIVES INEQUALITY ISSUE

William A. Donohue When Pope Francis speaks about our "throwaway" abortion culture, or comments on marriage as a union between a man and a woman, he wins no points from those on the left. But [...]

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APES AND ABORTION

William A. Donohue For many decades, Steven Wise has been promoting the rights of apes. To be specific, he would like to see chimpanzees awarded "legal personhood." He is most known for championing the Great [...]

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CHRISTMAS WITHOUT CHRIST

William A. Donohue Even though roughly 80 percent of Americans are Christian, 96 percent celebrate Christmas. Can non-Christians and non-believers really celebrate Christmas? To some extent they can, just the same way those who are [...]

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DIFFERENT WORLDS

William A. Donohue It sometimes feels as though I am living in a parallel universe. Quite frankly, I cannot believe some of the things I am hearing and seeing these days. What follows is an [...]

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THE WASHINGTON TIMES

"Catholic League blasts Amazon, Wal-Mart for offensive priest, nun costumes"

October 18th, 2016|

THE DAILY CALLER

"Evangelical, Catholic Leaders Enraged At Hillary Aides"

October 13th, 2016|

NEWSMAX.COM

"Hillary's Campaign Chair Must Be Fired for Catholic Slam"

October 13th, 2016|

NEWSMAX.COM

"Bill Donohue: Clinton Must Fire John Podesta"

October 12th, 2016|

CNSNEWS.COM

"Media Have Enormous Tolerance for Intolerance Against Catholics"

October 12th, 2016|

BRNOW.ORG

"Pew: Americans divided over religious liberty"

October 7th, 2016|

CNSNEWS.COM

"Cults In the Workplace"

October 7th, 2016|

THE CHRISTIAN POST

"Richard Dawkins 'Is to Catholics What KKK Is to Blacks,' Says Catholic League Pres. Blasting 'Blasphemy Rights Day'"

September 30th, 2016|

CNSNEWS.COM

"Blasphemy Rights Day Is a Farce"

September 28th, 2016|

LIFE SITE NEWS

"Archbishop rebukes US gvmt official’s claim that religious liberty is just ‘code’ for ‘homophobia’"

September 19th, 2016|
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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 [...]

DISSIDENTS TARGET BISHOP DEWANE

Dissident lay Catholics in Southwest Florida, along with some priests, have declared war on Bishop Frank Dewane. He is the Bishop of Venice and is by all accounts a loyal son of the Church. Which [...]

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Annual Reports

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 [...]

The War on Christmas

The animus against Christmas manifests itself in a myriad of ways, and 2015 was no exception.  The anti-Christmas bigots from the Freedom From Religion Foundation threatened a lawsuit against a small Minnesota town because it [...]

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CENSORING AND NEUTERING CHRISTMAS

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Bill Donohue comments on the anti-Christmas efforts of the Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF): Secularists are not necessarily anti-Christmas, but the radicals in their ranks are. At the top of [...]

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"Left Politicizes Hate Crimes"

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THE POLITICS OF HATE CRIMES

November 30th, 2016|Comments Off on THE POLITICS OF HATE CRIMES

Bill Donohue comments on the role the Southern Poverty Law Center plays in politicizing hate crimes: After Hillary Clinton lost the election, she, her staff, and her supporters were sent [...]