TRUMP GOES MUTE ON MORAL ISSUES

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  • TRUMP GOES MUTE ON MORAL ISSUES

    TRUMP GOES MUTE ON MORAL ISSUES

    Bill Donohue comments on President Trump's address to the Congress: President Trump raised everyone's expectations by delivering a powerful speech last night outlining his agenda for defense, jobs, infrastructure, healthcare, education, immigration, and other policy matters. But he said not a word about moral issues. [...]

  • ABC’S “WHEN WE RISE” MOCKS CATHOLICS

    ABC’S “WHEN WE RISE” MOCKS CATHOLICS

    Bill Donohue comments on last night's first episode of the Disney/ABC miniseries, "When We Rise": Catholics in America make up about 25 percent of the population. Yet when it comes to negative stereotypes of religion, Hollywood targets us almost 100 percent of the time. Nowhere [...]

  • KENTUCKY WEIGHS RELIGION IN SCHOOL

    KENTUCKY WEIGHS RELIGION IN SCHOOL

    Bill Donohue comments on two bills before the Kentucky legislature: In 1965, an animated Christmas special was aired, "Charlie Brown's Christmas." Peanuts character Linus quoted from Luke in the New Testament, "For unto you is born this day in the city of David a savior [...]

MEET HBO’S “THE YOUNG POPE”

Bill Donohue comments on the new HBO series, "The Young Pope," which debuts January 15: Most normal men and women will be watching the Packers-Cowboys game on Sunday. Owing to the fact that Monday is [...]

January 12th, 2017|Tags: |

STEVEN MCDONALD, R.I.P.

Bill Donohue comments on the death of Steven McDonald: New York City Police Officer Steven McDonald passed away yesterday. Two years ago, in my book, The Catholic Advantage: Why Health, Happiness and Heaven Await the [...]

January 11th, 2017|Tags: |

TRUMP’S EDUCATION PICK UNDER FIRE

Bill Donohue comments on Donald Trump's Education pick: The Senate is expected to hold hearings next week on Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for Secretary of Education. As soon as he announced his choice [...]

January 10th, 2017|Tags: |

SHOWTIME GETS NASTY

Bill Donohue comments on "The Nasty Show Volume II": "Comedian Brad Williams hosts some of the most deranged minds in comedy." That is the way Showtime plugs "The Nasty Show Volume II." Deranged is actually [...]

January 9th, 2017|Tags: |

WE LOST TWO PRO-LIFE CHAMPIONS

Bill Donohue comments on the passing of two great men on January 7: The pro-life community lost two giants on Saturday: Father Michael Scanlan and Nat Hentoff. I knew them both. They were two of [...]

January 9th, 2017|Tags: |

TRANSGENDER POLITICS UNMASKED

Bill Donohue comments on a woman who sued a Catholic hospital for refusing to change her sex: The mainstream media are floating a fake news story. They are saying that a "man filed suit against [...]

January 6th, 2017|Tags: |

TREVOR NOAH IS A BIGOT

Bill Donohue comments on Comedy Central's Trevor Noah: On last night's "Daily Show with Trevor Noah," the host commented on the new McDonald's that opened near the Vatican. He said that "it makes a lot [...]

January 6th, 2017|Tags: |

MORE DIRT UNCOVERED IN MSGR. LYNN CASE

Bill Donohue comments on an article by Ralph Cipriano on the latest developments in the case of Msgr. William Lynn: Ralph Cipriano deserves a Pulitzer Prize for his comprehensive and authoritative accounts on the proceedings [...]

January 6th, 2017|Tags: |

MORE CATHOLICS IN NEW CONGRESS

Bill Donohue comments on the findings of a new Pew Research Survey, "Faith on the Hill," that details the composition of the new Congress: When JFK was president, 19% of the Congress was Catholic; today [...]

January 4th, 2017|Tags: |

OBAMA SUFFERS TRANSGENDER LOSS

Bill Donohue comments on a victory for religious liberty and a loss for President Barack Obama: If the Obama administration had its way, the new year would have begun with a dramatic loss of religious [...]

January 3rd, 2017|Tags: |
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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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DIVERSITY OR INCLUSION?

William A. Donohue On virtually every college campus there is an office of diversity, or an office of diversity and inclusion. No candidate for an administrative post at any college can be expected to win [...]

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SPARKS FLY OVER PAPAL TRANSFER

William A. Donohue The lead story in this edition of Catalyst covers the effusive praise heaped on Pope Francis, and the warm reception he received from leaders of other religions. But we would be remiss [...]

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OUR ANTI-CHILD CULTURE

William A. Donohue Jonathan V. Last is a senior writer at the Weekly Standard, the prominent conservative magazine that features Bill Kristol and Fred Barnes. He is also a gifted writer, a strong pro-life advocate, [...]

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INTERPRETING ABORTION DATA

From The President's Desk William A. Donohue The most controversial social issues of our day, namely abortion and gay marriage, are overwhelmingly funded and researched by those who are advocates for these causes. Similarly, those [...]

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"FFRF and American Atheists Declare Annual Christmas 'War on State/Church Separation' has Started"

December 7th, 2016|

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"Trump Is Religion-Friendly"

December 7th, 2016|

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"Trump Will Be Religion-Friendly"

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"Left Politicizes Hate Crimes"

November 30th, 2016|
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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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Trump Mute on Moral Issues

March 1st, 2017|Comments Off on 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 [...]

Trump Mute on Moral Issues

March 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Trump Mute on Moral Issues

Bill in the news: CNSNews President Trump raised everyone's expectations by delivering a powerful speech last night outlining his agenda for defense, jobs, infrastructure, healthcare, education, immigration, and other policy [...]

TRUMP GOES MUTE ON MORAL ISSUES

March 1st, 2017|Comments Off on TRUMP GOES MUTE ON MORAL ISSUES

Bill Donohue comments on President Trump's address to the Congress: President Trump raised everyone's expectations by delivering a powerful speech last night outlining his agenda for defense, jobs, infrastructure, healthcare, [...]

ABC’S “WHEN WE RISE” MOCKS CATHOLICS

February 28th, 2017|Comments Off on ABC’S “WHEN WE RISE” MOCKS CATHOLICS

Bill Donohue comments on last night's first episode of the Disney/ABC miniseries, "When We Rise": Catholics in America make up about 25 percent of the population. Yet when it comes [...]