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DOES EDUCATION ERODE RELIGIOUS BELIEFS?

  • DOES EDUCATION ERODE RELIGIOUS BELIEFS?

    Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a new survey by the Pew Research Center, "In America, Does More Education Equal Less Religion?" "Overall, U.S. adults with college degrees are less religious than others, but this practice does not hold among Christians." This is the [...]

  • CHRIS HARDWICK NEEDS REHAB AGAIN

    Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the talents of Chris Hardwick: The April 28 edition of "@Midnight with Chris Hardwick" featured a comedian no one ever heard of, Jo Koy. He showed his brilliance by making a gratuitous remark about a priest who "put [...]

  • ACLU SUES ANOTHER CATHOLIC HOSPITAL

    Bill Donohue comments on the ACLU's latest anti-Catholic lawsuit: The ACLU is suing another Catholic hospital—and this one really puts the lie to their professed motives of anti-discrimination and access to healthcare. Evan Michael Minton, a former legislative aide in California, wants to change from [...]

THE DUNCES AT IRISH CENTRAL

Bill Donohue comments on the accuracy of Irish Central: Irish Central employs dunces. Here's the latest proof. Cahir O'Doherty likes to write boilerplate stories, and as a result his ability to get facts straight is [...]

March 7th, 2017|Tags: |

GAY ACTIVISTS EXPLOIT ASH WEDNESDAY

Bill Donohue comments on gays who exploited Ash Wednesday: Gay activists can't even commemorate Ash Wednesday without drawing attention to themselves. That is why many accessed ashes mixed with purple glitter yesterday; approximately 150 participating [...]

March 2nd, 2017|Tags: |

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 [...]

March 1st, 2017|Tags: |
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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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SANDY’S UNSUNG HEROES

FROM THE PRESIDENT’S DESK  William A. Donohue In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, we need something to cheer about, especially as we approach the holiday season. I bring you good news, but first a word [...]

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MASTERS OF INTOLERANCE

FROM THE PRESIDENT’S DESK  William A. Donohue Why is it that the same people who boast of their open-mindedness tend to be the most close-minded of all? Do they not see how utterly hypocritical they [...]

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THE GAY EXPRESS

FROM THE PRESIDENT’S DESK  William Donohue Many years ago, Harvard sociologist Daniel Patrick Moynihan said he was stunned by the swiftness of cultural change that took place in the 1960s. In particular, he cited the [...]

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BLATANT INJUSTICES

FROM THE PRESIDENT’S DESK William Donohue Some of the worst expressions of injustice occur between family and friends, outside the purview of others. Public forms of injustice, such as criminal behavior, are dealt with in [...]

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GENESIS OF A BOOK

FROM THE PRESIDENT’S DESK  William Donohue A few years ago, I was put in touch with an editor at Doubleday/Random House, Trace Murphy, about a book I wanted to do. After I explained to him [...]

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MISERABLE CATHOLICS

FROM THE PRESIDENT’S DESK  William Donohue It is not uncommon for people to join an organization when they are young, and grow to like it immensely. But people change, and oftentimes organizations do not, or [...]

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GOOD GUYS AND BAD GUYS

FROM THE PRESIDENT’S DESK  William Donohue The late Irving Kristol spoke about the overarching influence of the “new class”; they are the ones who shape public opinion. Such persons cluster in the academy, especially in [...]

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CNSNEWS.COM

"Alliance for Fair Coverage of Life Issues to News Networks: 'Cover the March for Life!'"

January 25th, 2017|

NEWSBUSTERS

"Networks Called on to Cover the March for Life by the Alliance for Fair Coverage of Life Issues"

January 25th, 2017|

NEWSBUSTERS

"Film at Sundance Festival Depicts Catholic Nuns as Violent Sex Maniacs"

January 24th, 2017|

THE CHRISTIAN POST

"Unborn Baby Photos Convincing Americans Against Abortion, Says Catholic Leader"

January 19th, 2017|

CNSNEWS.COM

"Abortion Rate Dips to New Low Nationwide, Increases in DC"

January 18th, 2017|

CNSNEWS.COM

"Keep the Brew Flowing Sunday—Unless You Want to Watch a Paranoid Pope Who Doesn’t Believe in God"

January 12th, 2017|

NORTHJERSEY.COM

"Transgender man sues St. Joseph's in Paterson over denial of surgery"

January 5th, 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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Annual Reports

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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DOES EDUCATION ERODE RELIGIOUS BELIEFS?

April 28th, 2017|Comments Off on DOES EDUCATION ERODE RELIGIOUS BELIEFS?

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a new survey by the Pew Research Center, "In America, Does More Education Equal Less Religion?" "Overall, U.S. adults with college degrees are [...]

CHRIS HARDWICK NEEDS REHAB AGAIN

April 28th, 2017|Comments Off on CHRIS HARDWICK NEEDS REHAB AGAIN

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the talents of Chris Hardwick: The April 28 edition of "@Midnight with Chris Hardwick" featured a comedian no one ever heard of, Jo [...]

Rev. Graham: Christians Will Hold Trump ‘To His Word’ to End Obamacare Contraceptive Mandate

April 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Rev. Graham: Christians Will Hold Trump ‘To His Word’ to End Obamacare Contraceptive Mandate

Bill in the news: CNSNews.com "The majority of Catholics voted for Donald Trump, and many did so because he identified himself as pro-life and ran against a candidate who justified [...]

ACLU SUES ANOTHER CATHOLIC HOSPITAL

April 27th, 2017|Comments Off on ACLU SUES ANOTHER CATHOLIC HOSPITAL

Bill Donohue comments on the ACLU's latest anti-Catholic lawsuit: The ACLU is suing another Catholic hospital—and this one really puts the lie to their professed motives of anti-discrimination and access [...]