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SAMANTHA BEE’S DISHONEST HARANGUE

  • SAMANTHA BEE’S DISHONEST HARANGUE

    Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on last night's edition of "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee": Samantha Bee is no stranger to Catholic bashing, so it was hardly surprising to learn that she ripped the Catholic Church in her June 21st show. Her focus was [...]

  • RELIGIOUS AMERICANS ARE PRO-TRUMP

    Catholic League President Bill Donohue comments on a new Pew Research Center poll on religion: 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 [...]

  • ATHEIST CHRISTIAN HATERS WIN IN COURT

    Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a First Amendment case that dealt a blow to religious liberty: For 75 years, Bayview Park, in a Pensacola, Florida neighborhood, has been home to a large cross. The 1941 wooden cross, erected by a New Deal agency, [...]

MEDIA SHRINKS ANALYZE POPE PHOTOS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how the media are reacting to photos of the pope with U.S. presidents: International Business Times (IBT) wins the award for the most partisan media outlet reporting on [...]

May 24th, 2017|Tags: |

MEDIA SPIN TRUMP-POPE MEETING

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how the media are spinning the meeting between President Trump and Pope Francis: The first news report I heard this morning on the meeting between the president and [...]

May 24th, 2017|Tags: |

“TRUMP EFFECT” EVIDENT IN THE STATES

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on state laws protecting unborn babies and affirming religious liberty: Human rights legislation is quickening in the states: protections for the unborn are gaining across the nation. Similarly, there [...]

May 23rd, 2017|Tags: |

CUNY SHOULD DISINVITE SARSOUR

Bill Donohue has written a letter to CUNY Chancellor James B. Milliken asking him to disinvite terrorist sympathizer Linda Sarsour from giving the commencement address at the School of Public Health. To read the letter, [...]

May 22nd, 2017|Tags: |

MORALLY CHALLENGED AMERICANS

Bill Donohue comments on two recent Gallup polls: Two fascinating Gallup polls have been released this month on the subject of morality. I will address the sexual issues that were surveyed. Americans believe the following [...]

May 22nd, 2017|Tags: |

POPE DISAGREED MORE WITH OBAMA

Bill Donohue comments on Obama’s opposition to Pope Francis on key moral issues: The media spin on how widely Pope Francis disagrees with President Trump is not only exaggerated, it offers no context: the pope [...]

May 17th, 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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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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Kim Kardashian infuriates Catholic League with Virgin Mary dress

Bill in the news: NY Post "Kim Kardashian felt the wrath of the Catholic League on Thursday for wearing a see-through mini-dress featuring an image of the Virgin Mary between her breasts — and hawking candles that the organization deems offensive." [...]

April 21st, 2017|

Kim Kardashian is No Virgin Mary

Bill in the news: CNSNews.com We've never seen any indication that Kim Kardashian venerates the Blessed Virgin Mary—she is a former porn star—so her latest headline-grabbing stunt can only be seen as exploitative. On her [...]

April 21st, 2017|

Atheist O’Hair Featured on Netflix

Bill in the news: CNSNews.com Netflix has released a docudrama on the founder of American Atheists, Madalyn Murray O'Hair, titled "The Most Hated Woman in America." It could very well have been called "The Most [...]

April 4th, 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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SAMANTHA BEE’S DISHONEST HARANGUE

June 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on SAMANTHA BEE’S DISHONEST HARANGUE

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on last night's edition of "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee": Samantha Bee is no stranger to Catholic bashing, so it was hardly surprising to [...]

RELIGIOUS AMERICANS ARE PRO-TRUMP

June 21st, 2017|Comments Off on RELIGIOUS AMERICANS ARE PRO-TRUMP

Catholic League President Bill Donohue comments on a new Pew Research Center poll on religion:  On June 20, Pew Research Center released the findings of a new poll on President [...]

RELIGIOUS AMERICANS ARE PRO-TRUMP

June 21st, 2017|Comments Off on RELIGIOUS AMERICANS ARE PRO-TRUMP

Catholic League President Bill Donohue comments on a new Pew Research Center poll on religion: On June 20, Pew Research Center released the findings of a new poll on President [...]

ATHEIST CHRISTIAN HATERS WIN IN COURT

June 20th, 2017|Comments Off on ATHEIST CHRISTIAN HATERS WIN IN COURT

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a First Amendment case that dealt a blow to religious liberty: For 75 years, Bayview Park, in a Pensacola, Florida neighborhood, has been [...]