SHOULD THE POPE VISIT ENGLAND?
There are many ominous signs surrounding the visit by Pope Benedict XVI to England in September. First, there are now over 100,000 Brits who have signed “certificates of de-baptism” renouncing their former Christian status. Second, there are hate-ridden atheists like Richard Dawkins who are paying anti-Catholic lawyers to investigate the possibility... [Read more...]
From the time we learned that Dawn Johnsen was chosen to head the Office of Legal Counsel, we have been on a relentless PR campaign alerting the public, and U.S. senators, to her anti-Catholic record. On April 9, our wish came true: she withdrew her name from nomination.
“The Catholic League is delighted that Catholics will not have to contend with... [Read more...]
MOJAVE DESERT CROSS STOLEN
Catholic League president Bill Donohue had the following to say about the Mojave Desert Cross found stolen today:
A 7-foot tall cross cemented with metal bolts to a rock has been stolen from an area surrounded by rattlesnakes hiding in rock crevices, and the National Park Service says it does not know whether the act was the work of scrap metal scavengers... [Read more...]
SHOULD THE POPE VISIT ENGLAND?
Catholic League president Bill Donohue questions whether the pope should visit England this fall:
There are many ominous signs surrounding the visit by Pope Benedict XVI to England in September. First, there are now over 100,000 Brits who have signed “certificates of de-baptism” renouncing their former Christian status. Second, there are... [Read more...]
NEW YORK TIMES POLL PROVES REVEALING
Catholic League president Bill Donohue finds interesting data in the New York Times poll on the Catholic Church:
The pope’s favorability rating among Catholics at the end of March was 27 percent. After hearing the non-stop negative media reports over the past month, his favorability rating jumped to 43 percent. How can this be? It’s due... [Read more...]
D.C. ARCHDIOCESE REACTS TO GAY MARRIAGE
Starting on March 2, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington no longer extended health benefits to spouses of new employees and to the spouses of current employees not already receiving those benefits. Catholic Charities had to halt spousal health benefits lest it be sued for discriminating against homosexuals who were considered to be married... [Read more...]
ELTON JOHN CALLS JESUS GAY
In a recent interview, Elton John told Parade magazine that Jesus was gay. “I think Jesus was a compassionate, super-intelligent gay man who understood human problems.”
When we heard about this comment, we wasted no time in firing back at Sir Elton.
Jesus was certainly compassionate, but to say He was “super-intelligent” is to compare the... [Read more...]
BASEBALL AS BELLWETHER
Kiss It Good-Bye: The Mystery, the Mormon, and the Moral of the 1960 Pittsburgh Pirates by John Moody. Shadow Mountain, 2010. Available on Amazon.com
It’s April, and that means it’s time for baseball. Fans of all teams will be drawn to John Moody’s inspiring volume, and this is especially true of those from Western Pennsylvania.... [Read more...]
MAUREEN DOWD’S WHINY MOMENT
Maureen Dowd has an article in today’s New York Times titled, “The Church’s Judas Moment.” Catholic League president Bill Donohue couldn’t resist a rejoinder:
It is next to impossible for Maureen Dowd to write a piece about the Catholic Church without sounding whiny. Always the victim, Maureen is forever put upon by the... [Read more...]
DONOHUE NEVER DEFENDED Fr. MACIEL
Catholic League president Bill Donohue replies to those who are accusing him of defending Father Marcial Maciel, the founder of the Legionaries of Christ. Maciel sexually abused seminarians and fathered a child. Here is Donohue’s response:
Many articles have recently been written claiming that a “who’s who” of conservative... [Read more...]