ALAN COLMES, R.I.P.

To read Bill Donohue’s analysis of the corrupt victims’ lobby, SNAP, click here.

  • ALAN COLMES, R.I.P.

    ALAN COLMES, R.I.P.

    Bill Donohue comments on the death of Alan Colmes: For many years, I was a guest on "Hannity and Colmes," and that is how I got to know Alan. His kindness was always evident, as was his great sense of humor. He was never hostile, [...]

  • ACLU’S WAR ON CATHOLIC HEALTH CARE CONTINUES

    ACLU’S WAR ON CATHOLIC HEALTH CARE CONTINUES

    Bill Donohue comments on the ACLU's latest anti-Catholic attack: The ACLU continues its war on Catholic health care, this time in Peoria, Illinois. The ACLU objects to the fact that federally funded Heartland Health Services leases two of its four clinics from OSF Saint Francis [...]

  • WHAT’S WRONG WITH SLAVERY AND RAPE?

    WHAT’S WRONG WITH SLAVERY AND RAPE?

    Bill Donohue comments on media reaction to a speech given by Georgetown professor Jonathan Brown on February 7: Two weeks ago today, a professor from Georgetown University publicly rose to the defense of slavery and rape, and not a single major media outlet—with the exception [...]

COMEDY CENTRAL’S FILTHY ATTACK ON NUNS

Bill Donohue comments on last night's episode of "This is Not Happening": Comedy Central featured yet another anti-Catholic bigot, comedian Joey Diaz, who went on a foul rant describing his retaliation against a nun who [...]

December 22nd, 2016|Tags: |

MEDIA IGNORE ANOTHER ABUSE STORY

Bill Donohue comments on the media's selective interest in sexual abuse: If a priest is accused of inappropriately touching a minor, it makes the news. When other segments of society—teachers, Hollywood studio executives, therapists—are accused, [...]

December 19th, 2016|Tags: |

OBAMA IS “OUR MOST CATHOLIC OF PRESIDENTS”

Bill Donohue comments on a remarkable claim about President Obama: On the December 15 edition of the "Axe Files" podcast, White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough told David Axelrod the following about President Barack [...]

December 16th, 2016|Tags: |

SPARKS FLY OVER TEXAS ABORTION RULE

Bill Donohue comments on the treatment of human remains from abortions: Effective December 19, Texas will require that the remains of children killed in utero by an abortionist must be buried or cremated. The new [...]

December 15th, 2016|Tags: |

VIACOM’S FAKE NEWS

Bill Donohue exposes Viacom as a fraud: The media are in a rage these days over what they call "fake news." But few Americans take them seriously, nor should they. Take Viacom, the media giant. [...]

December 14th, 2016|Tags: |

NATIVITY SCENE IN CENTRAL PARK

Bill Donohue comments on the Catholic League's crèche: Every year there are many news stories on the unconstitutionality of displaying a nativity scene on public property. Some of those stories are simply wrong. There can [...]

December 13th, 2016|Tags: |

ANOTHER ATTACK ON THE EUCHARIST

Bill Donohue comments on TruTV'S mockery of the sacraments: Earlier today, we took Fox's "Family Guy" to task for last night's episode ridiculing the Eucharist. Now we must call out Turner Broadcasting's TruTV for "Rachel [...]

December 12th, 2016|Tags: |

FOX’S “FAMILY GUY” GOES OVER THE LINE

Bill Donohue comments on "Family Guy's" ridicule of the Eucharist: "Family Guy" is a typically juvenile prime time cartoon show that airs on Fox. It's Christmas episode last night was true to form, and most [...]

December 12th, 2016|Tags: |

MICROSOFT’S LGBT CHRISTMAS AD

Bill Donohue comments on Microsoft's Christmas ad: Ask any schoolboy what the meaning of Christmas is, and he will say it celebrates the birth of Jesus. Ask the ideologues at Microsoft, and they will say [...]

December 9th, 2016|Tags: |

SANTA’S BACK AT HILLSBORO

Bill Donohue comments on a reply from Hillsboro School District: On December 5, in a news release titled, "Diversity = Intolerance," I mentioned that Oregon's Hillsboro School District issued a policy requesting that employees "refrain" [...]

December 9th, 2016|Tags: |
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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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UNSEEMLY TWINS: OBAMA AND HOLLYWOOD

FROM THE PRESIDENT’S DESK  William A. Donohue On September 11, 2001, around 8:50 a.m., I looked out my 34th floor-window and saw a blazing hole near the top of one of the Twin Towers. I [...]

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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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CAUGHT IN A WHIRLWIND

FROM THE PRESIDENT’S DESK  William Donohue This has certainly been a whirlwind. The pace has been lightening fast, and that’s because we are getting pounded on all fronts. If it’s not the Obama administration trying [...]

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ABORTION TRUTHS NO ONE CAN DENY

FROM THE PRESIDENT’S DESK  William Donohue It does not matter how strongly a person may champion abortion rights, there are some stubborn facts that cannot be denied. It is their side—the pro-abortion side—that must tippy [...]

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PHILLY.COM

"Trump not my fan, but quite a loyal follower"

November 27th, 2016|

THE CHRISTIAN TIMES

"Indiana City renames Good Friday and Columbus day for sake of inclusivity"

November 24th, 2016|

GET RELIGION

"'Cruxifiction': Numbing media reaction after a mayor renames Good Friday"

November 24th, 2016|

NEWSBUSTERS

"Hypocrisy: Nets Fret About Bannon; Gave Catholic-Hating Podesta a Pass"

November 16th, 2016|

NATIONAL CATHOLIC REGISTER

"Trump, Richelieu and the Day of the Dupes"

November 11th, 2016|

NEWSMAX.COM

"Hillary, Media Smugly Claimed the Election"

November 10th, 2016|

CNSNEWS.COM

"The Media Eggheads Blew It"

November 10th, 2016|

NATIONAL CATHOLIC REGISTER

"Democratic ‘Front Groups’ or Faithful Political Engagement?"

November 4th, 2016|

CNSNEWS.COM

"Where Are the Christians? Federal Judge Notes Refugee Bias"

November 1st, 2016|

NEWSMAX.COM

"My Role in the FBI-Weiner Probe"

October 31st, 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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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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ALAN COLMES, R.I.P.

February 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on ALAN COLMES, R.I.P.

Bill Donohue comments on the death of Alan Colmes: For many years, I was a guest on "Hannity and Colmes," and that is how I got to know Alan. His [...]

ACLU’S WAR ON CATHOLIC HEALTH CARE CONTINUES

February 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on ACLU’S WAR ON CATHOLIC HEALTH CARE CONTINUES

Bill Donohue comments on the ACLU's latest anti-Catholic attack: The ACLU continues its war on Catholic health care, this time in Peoria, Illinois. The ACLU objects to the fact that [...]

Multiculturalism Run Amuck at Georgetown: What’s Wrong with Slavery and Rape?

February 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on Multiculturalism Run Amuck at Georgetown: What’s Wrong with Slavery and Rape?

Bill in the news: CNSNews The fruit from this decayed tree is now apparent. Georgetown now employs a tenured professor who defends slavery and rape, provided the slavemasters and rapists [...]

Illustrious Catholic Scholar Michael Novak Dies at 83

February 21st, 2017|Comments Off on Illustrious Catholic Scholar Michael Novak Dies at 83

Bill in the news: Breitbart As Catholic League president Bill Donohue noted, “Michael Novak was more than a brilliant and dedicated Catholic, his range of scholarship was astounding.” “Theologian, sociologist, [...]