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 [...]

NEW YORK TIMES WRONG ON CARDINAL DOLAN

Bill Donohue comments on an editorial in today's New York Times: The editorial in today's New York Times, "Victims of Priests' Abuse Face a Choice," must be challenged on several counts. Its principal focus is [...]

October 17th, 2016|Tags: |

CLINTON’S BIGOTS INVOKE CATHOLIC STATUS

Bill Donohue comments on the latest development in the Podesta-Wikileaks scandal: Hillary Clinton's anti-Catholic campaign chairman, John Podesta, and her anti-Catholic communications director, Jennifer Palmieri, both claim Catholic status. Some are defending them from the [...]

October 14th, 2016|Tags: |

HILLARY IS NOW THE ISSUE—NOT PODESTA

Bill Donohue comments on Hillary Clinton and John Podesta: On October 11, following revelations that Hillary Clinton's top aides were implicated in an anti-Catholic email exchange, I condemned the remarks. But I also said that [...]

October 13th, 2016|Tags: |

PODESTA MUST NOW BE FIRED

Bill Donohue comments on why the Clinton campaign must fire John Podesta: Yesterday, I stopped short of asking Hillary Clinton to fire John Podesta, her campaign chairman. In light of the latest Wikileaks revelations, she [...]

October 12th, 2016|Tags: |

CLINTON STAFF BIGOTRY MOSTLY IGNORED

Bill Donohue comments on how the mainstream media are covering the Wikileaks story on anti-Catholicism in the Clinton campaign: Most of the media have been delinquent in reporting on the latest Wikileaks story involving Hillary [...]

October 12th, 2016|Tags: |

CLINTON MUST SANCTION HER BIGOTED CHIEFS

Bill Donohue comments on remarks released by WikiLeaks that reveal anti-Catholicism on the part of the Clinton campaign: Three persons tied to the Clinton campaign—two of them integrally—have been caught making bigoted comments about Catholics [...]

October 11th, 2016|Tags: |

STOP MACY’S THOUGHT POLICE

To read the Catholic League's ad on the op ed page of the Tuesday, October 11 New York Times, click here.

October 11th, 2016|Tags: |

MACY’S STONEWALLS CUSTOMERS

Bill Donohue comments on how Macy's is handling complaints about its bathroom and fitting room policy: When Macy's fired store detective Javier Chavez for his convictions, not his deeds—he believes men should use the men's [...]

October 7th, 2016|Tags: |

NY ARCHDIOCESE ABUSE PLAN BEING DISTORTED

Bill Donohue comments on a new initiative by the New York Archdiocese that addresses clergy sexual abuse: Timothy Cardinal Dolan has shown great courage in establishing the Independent Reconciliation and Compensation Program, a new initiative [...]

October 7th, 2016|Tags: |

CULTS IN THE WORKPLACE

Bill Donohue writes about an EEOC lawsuit that shines a light on efforts to establish cults in the workplace. To read his piece on CNSNews.com, click here.

October 7th, 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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LYING AND DOUBLE STANDARDS

 have often told my daughters that one of the great things about my job is that I don’t have to lie. I believe in what the Catholic Church teaches, and believe that its voice should [...]

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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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MORAL BASIS OF THE FINANCIAL CRISIS

On December 18, Pope Benedict XVI told 11 new ambassadors to the Vatican that economic development and financial policies must be based on firm ethical grounds. This was not a throw-away statement: the pope has [...]

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SOME REALLY LOVE ABORTION

William A. Donohue The pro-life movement knows that 2009 will test its reserve more than ever before. It is an appropriate time, then, to consider what we’re up against. Most of those in favor of [...]

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CULTURE WAR READY TO EXPLODE

William A. Donohue We have been in the throes of a culture war for the past half-century, but never has it been more imperative to buckle your seat belts until now. Quite frankly, the culture [...]

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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 [...]