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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, [...]

POPE-TRUMP FEUD PURE HYPE

Bill Donohue comments on the upcoming meeting between Pope Francis and President Trump: "The Two Have Clashed in the Past." That is how Time is characterizing next week's meeting between Pope Francis and President Trump. [...]

May 16th, 2017|Tags: |

SOROS GETS AP WHITEWASH

Catholic League president Bill Donohue responds to an AP story, "Demonization of Soros Recalls Old anti-Semitic Conspiracies," written by Vanessa Gera: The AP news story is a wholly indefensible whitewash of George Soros, one that [...]

May 15th, 2017|Tags: |

PHILLY PRIEST ACCUSER UNMASKED

Bill Donohue comments on the latest bombshell in the Msgr. William Lynn case: The star witness in the Philadelphia D.A.'s ongoing witch-hunt against the Catholic Church has now been totally discredited. The D.A.'s office had [...]

May 10th, 2017|Tags: |

TONY ALAMO IS DEAD

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the death of Tony Alamo: Tony Alamo was a pedophile, a child porn king, a pathological liar, a tyrant, an abusive misogynist, a tax cheat, and a rabid [...]

May 8th, 2017|Tags: |
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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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SELECTIVE OUTRAGE

William A. Donohue Few things are more annoying, if not downright disgusting, than witnessing selective outrage. In New York City, Mayor Michael Bloomberg has instituted an array of edicts and laws banning smoking in restaurants, [...]

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HELPING THE POOR

William A. Donohue If there is one thing that Pope Francis and President Obama have in common, it is their professed interest in helping the poor. Both talk a great deal about this issue, and [...]

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TWENTY YEARS AS PRESIDENT

William A. Donohue July 1 marked my 20th anniversary as president and CEO of the Catholic League. The vice president, Bernadette Brady, started 18 years ago on the same day. Father Philip Eichner, the chairman [...]

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SLEIGHT OF HAND

William A. Donohue The collectivization of guilt, and the individualization of merit, is a common media trick, especially when covering Catholics. For example, if there is a wayward cop, and he is Catholic, look for [...]

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Time to Cut Funds to NEA, NEH, NPR, PBS

Bill in the news: CNSNews The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), National Public Radio (NPR), and the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), are all subsidized by the Corporation for [...]

March 23rd, 2017|

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 president, who has floated a [...]

March 1st, 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 [...]