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  • CUT FUNDS TO NEA, NEH, NPR, PBS

    Bill Donohue The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), National Public Radio (NPR), and the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), are all subsidized by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB). The Trump administration is right to propose a budget that [...]

  • IS “O’NEALS” ON THE CHOPPING BLOCK?

    Bill Donohue "The Real O'Neals" won't be on ABC tonight—its abbreviated season ended last week—and all indications are that this Dan Savage-inspired anti-Catholic show is in trouble. The show's ratings have been anemic from the start, a constant drain on ABC's Tuesday night viewership. From [...]

  • SALUTE TO ST. PATRICK

    Bill Donohue The heroics of St. Patrick are not appreciated as much as they should be. He is the first person in history to publicly condemn slavery, and one of the first leaders to champion the cause of equal rights. There is much to celebrate [...]

THE POLITICS OF HATE CRIMES

Bill Donohue comments on the role the Southern Poverty Law Center plays in politicizing hate crimes: After Hillary Clinton lost the election, she, her staff, and her supporters were sent reeling. Many have yet to [...]

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CHRIS HARDWICK EXPOSES HIMSELF

Bill Donohue comments on remarks made last night by Chris Hardwick on Comedy Central: Chris Hardwick exposed himself last night as an illiterate. Here is what he said on "@Midnight with Chris Hardwick." "Thanksgiving is [...]

November 29th, 2016|Tags: |

“O’NEALS” IS CRASHING

Bill Donohue comments on "The Real O'Neals": "The Real O'Neals" draws fewer viewers on Tuesday nights during prime time than any other show on ABC. Here's the proof. 8:00 "The Middle" draws 6.16 million viewers [...]

November 17th, 2016|Tags: |
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FALSE ECUMENISM

The Catholic Church is committed to strong interreligious relations, as well it should be. Being respectful of other religions is a good thing, and it very often leads to crucial coalitions on timely political, economic, [...]

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PROBLEM PERSONALITIES

Taylor Swift is a teenager who received an MTV Video Music Award in September. But rapper Kanye West thought singer Beyoncé should have won. This wouldn’t have been newsworthy except for what he did: he [...]

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SECULAR SABOTAGE

The first book that I wrote, The Politics of the American Civil Liberties Union, was published in 1985. The groundwork for that book had already been done: my NYU dissertation was on “Organizational Change Within the [...]

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OBAMA AND NOTRE DAME

When I first learned that President Barack Obama was invited to give the commencement address and receive an honorary law degree at the University of Notre Dame, I walked into McGeever’s pub and told the [...]

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CATHOLIC LEFT HAS LOST ITS MOORINGS

Throughout American history, there has been an uneasy relationship between those on the left side of the political spectrum who are religious,  and those who are secular. It has been obvious that the two groups [...]

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BUSY ON ALL FRONTS

William A. Donohue Last December I wrote a president’s desk piece titled, “Culture War Ready to Explode.” I predicted that the election of Barack Obama would occasion a fierce battle between traditionalists and modernists, and [...]

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CNSNEWS.COM

"Media Have Enormous Tolerance for Intolerance Against Catholics"

October 12th, 2016|

BRNOW.ORG

"Pew: Americans divided over religious liberty"

October 7th, 2016|

THE CHRISTIAN POST

"Richard Dawkins 'Is to Catholics What KKK Is to Blacks,' Says Catholic League Pres. Blasting 'Blasphemy Rights Day'"

September 30th, 2016|

LIFE SITE NEWS

"Archbishop rebukes US gvmt official’s claim that religious liberty is just ‘code’ for ‘homophobia’"

September 19th, 2016|

NEWSBUSTERS.ORG

"Empire State Building Honors ABC's View, Rejected Mother Teresa Tribute"

September 7th, 2016|

CNSNEWS.COM

"Rev. Graham: 'Socialists and Atheists Are Scared to Death of the Church'"

September 7th, 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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Time to Cut Funds to NEA, NEH, NPR, PBS

March 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on Time to Cut Funds to NEA, NEH, NPR, PBS

Bill in the news: CNSNews The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), National Public Radio (NPR), and the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), are all [...]

SNAP CRASHES; LEADERS QUIT IN DISGRACE

March 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on SNAP CRASHES; LEADERS QUIT IN DISGRACE

The two top leaders of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests  (SNAP), David Clohessy and Barbara Blaine, quit over the winter, exiting in disgrace. The Catholic League pursued [...]

THREE HEROES PASS AWAY

March 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on THREE HEROES PASS AWAY

We lost three good men in January: Father Michael Scanlon and Nat Hentoff died on January 7, and Steven McDonald passed away three days later. Bill Donohue knew them all [...]

POLITICIZING THE CULTURE

March 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on POLITICIZING THE CULTURE

William A Donohue Politics is everywhere, and it's getting out of control. We now have the likes of LeBron James and Serena Williams, two talented athletes, publicly taking up the [...]