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LYING ABOUT THE CATHOLIC CHURCH

FROM THE PRESIDENT’S DESK  William Donohue When someone gives the wrong information, and he quickly discovers his error, he often says, “Sorry about that. I lied. What I meant to say was….” He is wrong. No one can lie unless he knows the truth. Making a mistake of fact is not a lie—it is a mistake. This has to be said because to charge someone... [Read more...]


ARCHBISHOP CHAPUT ALREADY DRAWING FLAK
October 20th, 2011 | Catalyst Online, Features

On September 8, Archbishop Charles Chaput was installed as the leader of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Not even a week went by before he began receiving flak from dissidents. On the day of Archbishop Chaput’s installation, Robert Hoatson was protesting the event outside the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. The Philadelphia Inquirer ran... [Read more...]


SEPARATION OF CHURCH AND STATE RECONSIDERED
October 20th, 2011 | Book Review, Catalyst Online

Church, State, and Original Intent by Donald L. Drakeman. Cambridge University Press, 2010. Donald L. Drakeman’s Church, State, and Original Intent is certainly one of the most exhaustive studies of the First Amendment’s establishment clause in print. Drakeman is well qualified to undertake this study. He is a prominent church-state attorney, lecturer... [Read more...]


JOBS
October 12th, 2011 |

We occasionally have an opening in the policy department, and we like to keep promising resumes on file. Resumes should be sent to pr@catholicleague.org.  No phone calls, please.  Read More →


Mormon Temple
WHY DEMOCRATS REJECT MORMONS
October 11th, 2011 | Latest News Releases

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the results of a Quinnipiac poll on the suitability of a Mormon for president: Is the nation ready for a Mormon president? Among Republicans, 68 percent say they are comfortable with the idea; this is slightly higher than the 64 percent of independents who say they are okay with such a choice; however,... [Read more...]


Archbishop John C. Nienstedt
“CATHOLIC” GAY GROUP CHASTISED
September 30th, 2011 | Latest News Releases

The following is an excerpt from a joint statement of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis and the Minnesota Catholic Conference: “A group calling itself ‘Catholics for Marriage Equality MN’ seeks to confuse Catholics and the public about authentic Church teaching related to matters of marriage and sexuality. The Archdiocese... [Read more...]


THE TRUTH ABOUT SNAP: The Real Agenda of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests
September 19th, 2011 | Catalyst Online, Essay

The following is an excerpt from the “SNAP Exposed” report; the complete report on the July 8-10 conference in D.C. is available online at catholicleague.org. There were approximately 110-130 people in attendance. All  were white and approximately 60% were female (one male wore a Voice of the Faithful T-shirt). The ages ranged from about 40-75;... [Read more...]


BISHOPACCOUNTABILITY IS ANTI-PRIEST
September 19th, 2011 | Catalyst Online, Features

Bill Donohue recently sent a letter to Dr. Mary Jane Doherty,  head of the Archdiocese of Boston’s Review Board. Donohue was responding to a letter that BishopAccountability had sent Doherty, asking her to disclose the names of priests accused in the archdiocese, all of whom were reportedly dead. In his letter, Donohue noted that this issue has nothing... [Read more...]


Membership Form
September 19th, 2011 |

  I want to be a member of the Catholic League. 1.    Check membership category: q  $30 Individual          q  $1,000 Life membership q  $20 Senior 2.    Select payment method: q  Check or money order enclosed.                (Make check or money order payable to CATHOLIC LEAGUE) q Charge to my  q VISA  q MasterCard ... [Read more...]


FLAWED ALABAMA IMMIGRATION LAW
August 30th, 2011 | Latest News Releases

Chief U.S. District Judge Sharon Lovelace Blackburn has restrained Alabama from enforcing an immigration law that was slated to go into effect on September 1; Judge Blackburn will rule on the merits of this injunction no later than September 28.    Catholic League president Bill Donohue explains why the law is flawed:   Every state has a right to... [Read more...]