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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 [...]

SAVAGING CARDINAL BURKE

Bill Donohue comments on a blog piece in the Washington Post: Raymond Cardinal Burke is a brilliant defender of orthodoxy, one who has bumped heads with the pope. Which man is right is not for [...]

February 10th, 2017|Tags: |

SNAP FOUNDER QUITS IN DISGRACE

Bill Donohue comments on the resignation of the founder and president of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP), Barbara Blaine: Blaine announced her resignation over the weekend. She quit in disgrace, as [...]

February 6th, 2017|Tags: |

GORSUCH IS A GREAT PICK

Bill Donohue comments on Judge Neil Gorsuch, selected by President Trump to take Judge Antonin Scalia's place on the Supreme Court: The Catholic League has a narrow focus when it comes to prospective U.S. Supreme [...]

February 1st, 2017|Tags: |

VICTIMS’ LOBBY IS CRASHING

For two decades, the Catholic League has been reporting on the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP). It is a thoroughly corrupt outfit imbued with a pathological hatred of the Catholic Church. To [...]

January 30th, 2017|Tags: |
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IDEOLOGICAL BLINDERS

FROM THE PRESIDENT’S DESK William Donohue It is not easy to be objective, but it is not impossible. Judges in the courtroom, along with Olympic judges in diving and ice skating events, generally do a [...]

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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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THE CHRISTIAN POST

"3 'Offensive' Ways Christmas Is Being Hijacked in America: Catholic League"

November 29th, 2016|

PHILLY.COM

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

November 27th, 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|
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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 [...]