WASHINGTON POST LIVES IN A TIME WARP

  • WASHINGTON POST LIVES IN A TIME WARP

    WASHINGTON POST LIVES IN A TIME WARP

    Bill Donohue comments on an editorial in today's Washington Post: "On the most explosive and morally subversive challenge facing the Roman Catholic Church—clerical sexual abuse of children, and the bishops who tolerate it—Pope Francis has said the right things but done too little." This remarkable [...]

  • CATHOLIC FOES SPONSOR WOMEN’S D.C. MARCH

    CATHOLIC FOES SPONSOR WOMEN’S D.C. MARCH

    Bill Donohue comments on the Women's March on Washington: The Women's March on Washington is a misnomer: it will include many others who claim to be neither a man nor a woman, yet were born either male or female. It is also a misnomer to [...]

  • BIGOTRY AND BLOOD MARK PLANNED PARENTHOOD

    BIGOTRY AND BLOOD MARK PLANNED PARENTHOOD

    Bill Donohue comments on a short film, "100 Years," celebrating the centenary of Planned Parenthood: Lena Dunham was a great choice to co-produce this Planned Parenthood propaganda film. She is not only a confessed child abuser, she recently regretted not having an abortion. Having Meryl [...]

DAILY NEWS AND NEW YORK TIMES SHOW BIAS

Bill Donohue comments on biased reporting by two New York dailies: We have repeatedly said that the vast majority of media outlets and pundits who dwell on priestly sexual abuse—a problem that occurred mostly between [...]

October 26th, 2016|Tags: |

COMEDY CENTRAL FEATURES ANOTHER ANTI-CATHOLIC BIGOT

Bill Donohue comments on last night's Comedy Central show, "The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail": Guy Branum began his appearance by asking, "Who here was raised Catholic?" That tipped his hand; he was about to [...]

October 26th, 2016|Tags: |

JACK CHICK’S DEATH AND LEGACY

Bill Donohue comments on the death of Jack Chick: Jack Chick, the anti-Catholic cartoonist and publisher, died on October 23 at the age of 92. Chick's goal was to convince Protestants that Roman Catholicism was [...]

October 25th, 2016|Tags: |

ANOTHER SAMANTHA BEE VULGAR RANT

Bill Donohue comments on Samantha Bee's diatribe against Catholic hospitals: Samantha Bee's hatred for the Catholic Church is palpable. And it was on full display in her tirade last night on her TBS show. The [...]

October 25th, 2016|Tags: |

Catholic Left Mixing Church and State

Bill Donohue comments on the latest Wikileaks email exchanges between John Podesta and one of his "Catholic" groups: Previous Wikileaks emails show that John Podesta, Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman, created Catholics in Alliance for the [...]

October 24th, 2016|Tags: |

APOLOGISTS FOR PARTIAL-BIRTH ABORTION

Bill Donohue comments on reaction to Donald Trump's criticisms of partial-birth abortion: Lying about abortion is a cottage industry, so it was hardly surprising to learn that pro-abortion advocates would label Donald Trump a liar [...]

October 21st, 2016|Tags: |

STD RATES AT RECORD HIGH

Bill Donohue comments on the "Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance 2015" report issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Never before have more young people been subjected to "progressive" sex education than today; never [...]

October 20th, 2016|Tags: |

NEW YORK TIMES ERECTS CEMENT CEILING

Bill Donohue comments on the incestuous hiring at the New York Times: Pleas for more diversity and inclusion are a mantra at the New York Times. For example, it demands more inclusion in the Catholic [...]

October 19th, 2016|Tags: |

AMAZON AND WALMART INSULT CATHOLICS

Bill Donohue comments on the way Amazon and Walmart are handling offensive Halloween costumes this year: Amazon and Walmart have one standard for transgender persons and one for Catholics: they will not tolerate the slightest [...]

October 18th, 2016|Tags: |

EXCUSING ANTI-CATHOLICISM

Bill Donohue comments on how some are treating the Podesta-Wikileaks scandal: There was a time, not too long ago, when Catholics on the left could be expected to at least feign outrage over anti-Catholicism. But [...]

October 17th, 2016|Tags: |
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ARE THERE NO PRINCIPLES LEFT?

FROM THE PRESIDENT’S DESK William Donohue Catholic League members are not unfamiliar with the raging hypocrisy that governs our cultural elites. We know all about their unlimited tolerance for Catholic bashing, and their equally unlimited [...]

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GROUND ZERO MOSQUE IS MORALLY WRONG

FROM THE PRESIDENT’S DESK William Donohue As president of the nation’s largest Catholic civil rights organization, and as a strong advocate of religious liberty, I am instinctively pulled towards support for building a mosque near [...]

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HOMOSEXUALITY AND SEXUAL ABUSE

The conventional wisdom maintains there is a pedophilia crisis in the Catholic Church. Popular as this position is, it is empirically wrong: the data show it has been a homosexual crisis all along. The evidence [...]

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UNDERSTANDING ANTHONY MALKIN

In New York, like all big cities, there are public notables, superstar  athletes, entertainers, politicians, community leaders, businessmen, venture capitalists, clergymen, artists, media personalities, actors, musicians—celebrities of all kinds—persons who stand out and are well [...]

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CULTURAL TOXINS

There are times when it would be great to be a fly on the wall, listening to how an unseemly discussion unfolds. I felt this way recently when I learned that Mother Teresa was being [...]

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WHAT INSPIRES FATHER RICK

n last month’s edition of Catalyst, I discussed the heroics of Father Richard Frechette, the priest/physician who has labored among the dispossessed in Haiti for over two decades. Now I want to explain what inspires this [...]

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FATHER RICK: HAITIAN HERO

Mother Teresa never sought fame—she was content to simply care for the sick and indigent without notice or fanfare. While she was unique in many ways, she was not the first, or the last, of [...]

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BLACKS, JEWS, GAYS AND CATHOLICS

Every demographic group has its Catholic League equivalent, namely a civil rights organization that fights for the rights of its constituents. But we’re different, at least in one respect: we not only defend individuals, we [...]

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ABORTION NEWS IS MORE GOOD THAN BAD

As we mark the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, there is good news and bad news on abortion. The good news is that more Americans identify with the pro-life message than ever before; the bad [...]

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CATHOLICS TURN ON ARCHBISHOP DOLAN

New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan spent his first six months getting to know the priests, religious, seminarians and laity of his new archdiocese. He also got acquainted with the many issues facing him, a daunting [...]

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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 [...]

DISSIDENTS TARGET BISHOP DEWANE

Dissident lay Catholics in Southwest Florida, along with some priests, have declared war on Bishop Frank Dewane. He is the Bishop of Venice and is by all accounts a loyal son of the Church. Which [...]

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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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WASHINGTON POST LIVES IN A TIME WARP

January 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on WASHINGTON POST LIVES IN A TIME WARP

Bill Donohue comments on an editorial in today's Washington Post: "On the most explosive and morally subversive challenge facing the Roman Catholic Church—clerical sexual abuse of children, and the bishops [...]

CATHOLIC FOES SPONSOR WOMEN’S D.C. MARCH

January 20th, 2017|Comments Off on CATHOLIC FOES SPONSOR WOMEN’S D.C. MARCH

Bill Donohue comments on the Women's March on Washington: The Women's March on Washington is a misnomer: it will include many others who claim to be neither a man nor [...]

THE CHRISTIAN POST

January 19th, 2017|Comments Off on THE CHRISTIAN POST

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

BIGOTRY AND BLOOD MARK PLANNED PARENTHOOD

January 19th, 2017|Comments Off on BIGOTRY AND BLOOD MARK PLANNED PARENTHOOD

Bill Donohue comments on a short film, "100 Years," celebrating the centenary of Planned Parenthood: Lena Dunham was a great choice to co-produce this Planned Parenthood propaganda film. She is [...]