MACY’S SORDID HISTORY: POLICE OFFICERS

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  • MACY’S SORDID HISTORY: POLICE OFFICERS

    MACY’S SORDID HISTORY: POLICE OFFICERS

    Bill Donohue comments on how Macy's caused a New York City police officer to be fired by falsely accusing her of shoplifting: Jenny Mendez was an NYPD officer for less than a year when she and her mother headed to Macy's to take advantage of [...]

  • MEDIA DISTORT RELIGION SURVEY

    MEDIA DISTORT RELIGION SURVEY

    Bill Donohue comments on the results of a new Pew Research Center survey on religion: Once again, Pew Research Center has done a fine job surveying the public on religious beliefs and practices. And once again, some in the media are distorting its findings. Rachel [...]

  • JUDGE HAMMERS SNAP

    JUDGE HAMMERS SNAP

    Bill Donohue comments on a ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Carol E. Jackson that dropped the hammer on the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP): As I previously demonstrated, SNAP executive director David Clohessy is a professed liar who runs a phony [...]

RICHARD DAWKINS SPEAKS ABOUT EVIL

Bill Donohue comments on a recent BBC interview with British atheist Richard Dawkins: The headline in a story run yesterday by World Religion News reads, "Richard Dawkins Still Says Religion is a 'Force of Evil.''' [...]

July 14th, 2016|Tags: |

RELIGIOUS RIGHTS NEED MORE PROTECTIONS

Bill Donohue comments on yesterday's congressional hearings on the First Amendment Defense Act (FADA): Religious rights, encoded in the First Amendment, are under attack on many fronts, most conspicuously in the collision between those rights [...]

July 13th, 2016|Tags: |

CONSCIENCE PROTECTION ACT NEEDED

Bill Donohue comments on the Conscience Protection Act: On July 13, the House is scheduled to vote on the Conscience Protection Act of 2016. It would amend the Public Health Service Act to "codify the [...]

July 11th, 2016|Tags: |

PHILLY MAYOR IS UN-AMERICAN

Bill Donohue comments on the Philadelphia mayor's attack on Archbishop Charles Chaput: James Kenney was elected mayor of Philadelphia. He seems to think that gives him the authority, or qualifications, to run the Catholic Church [...]

July 7th, 2016|Tags: |

WASHINGTON POST LIES ABOUT POPE

Bill Donohue comments on a July 3rd Washington Post editorial: Here is the Washington Post's interpretation of what Pope Francis allegedly said aboard the papal plane last week: "In this case, the pontiff has acknowledged [...]

July 5th, 2016|Tags: |

SUICIDE AND THE CATHOLIC ADVANTAGE

Bill Donohue comments on the link between religion and suicide: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently found that suicide rates in the U.S. spiked between 1994 and 2014. While women are less likely [...]

June 30th, 2016|Tags: |
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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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NEWS OK

"Oklahoma Legislature passes bill making it a felony to perform an abortion"

May 19th, 2016|

THE WASHINGTON TIMES

"Archdiocese of Louisville denies couple cemetery headstone celebrating gay marriage"

May 18th, 2016|

THE VIRGINIAN-PILOT

"President of national Catholic League sends 'a suggestion' about art exhibit controversy to Virginia Beach museum director"

May 18th, 2016|

DAILY CALLER

"Breitbart Attacks Paul Ryan, Everyone Mocks Them For Ridiculous Article Bashing Catholic Schools"

May 12th, 2016|

Albany Times Union

This Catholic League ad appeared in the May 2, 2016 edition of the Albany Times Union. "SEXUAL ABUSE LOBBY IS AGENDA-RIDDEN"

May 2nd, 2016|

NEWSBUSTERS

"Anti-Catholic 'Real O'Neals' Loses This Major Sponsor"

April 29th, 2016|
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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 [...]

THE QUEST TO SCALP A BISHOP

This is a special report which was originally published in the September 2014 issue of Catalyst.  The Catholic Church has many enemies these days, some of whom are ex-Catholics who left the Church a long [...]

FR. MACRAE’S 20 YEARS IN PRISON

Next week marks the 20th anniversary of Father Gordon MacRae's unjust prison sentence. What happened to him is unbelievable. My account of his ordeal was posted today on his website, www.thesestonewalls.com. To read it, click [...]

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Annual Reports

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 [...]

The War on Christmas

The animus against Christmas manifests itself in a myriad of ways, and 2015 was no exception.  The anti-Christmas bigots from the Freedom From Religion Foundation threatened a lawsuit against a small Minnesota town because it [...]

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MACY’S SORDID HISTORY: POLICE OFFICERS

August 26th, 2016|Comments Off on MACY’S SORDID HISTORY: POLICE OFFICERS

Bill Donohue comments on how Macy's caused a New York City police officer to be fired by falsely accusing her of shoplifting: Jenny Mendez was an NYPD officer for less [...]

MEDIA DISTORT RELIGION SURVEY

August 25th, 2016|Comments Off on MEDIA DISTORT RELIGION SURVEY

Bill Donohue comments on the results of a new Pew Research Center survey on religion: Once again, Pew Research Center has done a fine job surveying the public on religious [...]

JUDGE HAMMERS SNAP

August 24th, 2016|Comments Off on JUDGE HAMMERS SNAP

Bill Donohue comments on a ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Carol E. Jackson that dropped the hammer on the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP): As I [...]

MACY’S SORDID HISTORY: RACIAL PROFILING

August 23rd, 2016|Comments Off on MACY’S SORDID HISTORY: RACIAL PROFILING

Bill Donohue comments on Macy's repeated payouts, totaling more than $1 million, for illegal racial profiling in its New York stores: Back in 2005, Macy's paid New York State $600,000 [...]