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“TRUMP EFFECT” EVIDENT IN THE STATES

 On Wednesday, May 24, Bill Donohue will be a live guest on the Fox Business Network’s “Mornings with Maria” at 6:00 a.m. ET
to discuss President Trump’s meeting with Pope Francis.

  • “TRUMP EFFECT” EVIDENT IN THE STATES

    Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on state laws protecting unborn babies and affirming religious liberty: Human rights legislation is quickening in the states: protections for the unborn are gaining across the nation. Similarly, there is a determined effort to secure religious liberty. Progress against [...]

  • CUNY SHOULD DISINVITE SARSOUR

    Bill Donohue has written a letter to CUNY Chancellor James B. Milliken asking him to disinvite terrorist sympathizer Linda Sarsour from giving the commencement address at the School of Public Health. To read the letter, click here.

  • MORALLY CHALLENGED AMERICANS

    Bill Donohue comments on two recent Gallup polls: Two fascinating Gallup polls have been released this month on the subject of morality. I will address the sexual issues that were surveyed. Americans believe the following are morally acceptable: birth control (91%); divorce (73%); sex between [...]

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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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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KERRY KENNEDY CATHOLICS

William A. Donohue A Pew survey recently revealed that no religion has lost more adherents, proportionately speaking, than Catholicism. That may be true, but it is also true that no other religion is beset with [...]

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“COMMON GROUND” CATHOLICS

William A. Donohue After George W. Bush won reelection in 2004, it was disclosed that “values voters” played a major role in defeating the Democrats. More than any other issue, it was abortion that proved [...]

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MILITANT ATHEISM UNLEASHED

William A. Donohue When I spoke to a reporter from Providence about a play that mocked the Eucharist, I unloaded. Fortunately, he listened to me explain the source of my anger. “Because this is the [...]

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POWER TO THE PEOPLE?

William A. Donohue In the 1960s, left-wing radicals loved to shout, “Power to the People.” They didn’t mean it then, and the aging extremists sure don’t mean it now. Laura Ingraham means it—she even wrote [...]

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INTERNET PLUSES AND MINUSES

William A. Donohue Libel laws in this country divide the population in two: private persons and public persons. Following New York Times v. Sullivan in 1964, the former category is entitled to plenty of protection while the [...]

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THE PROFESSORS AND THE POPE

William A. Donohue When Pope Benedict XVI succeeded Pope John Paul II, the Catholic Church was blessed to have two back-to-back intellectuals of the highest order ascend to the throne of Peter. Even though most [...]

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"Where Are the Christians? Federal Judge Notes Refugee Bias"

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"Setting the record straight on the Daily News, the Catholic Church and child sex abuse"

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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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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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The ‘Trump Effect’ Is Becoming Evident In the States

May 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on The ‘Trump Effect’ Is Becoming Evident In the States

Bill in the news: CNSNews.com Human rights legislation is quickening in the states: protections for the unborn are gaining across the nation. Similarly, there is a determined effort to secure [...]

“TRUMP EFFECT” EVIDENT IN THE STATES

May 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on “TRUMP EFFECT” EVIDENT IN THE STATES

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on state laws protecting unborn babies and affirming religious liberty: Human rights legislation is quickening in the states: protections for the unborn are gaining [...]

“TRUMP EFFECT” EVIDENT IN THE STATES

May 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on “TRUMP EFFECT” EVIDENT IN THE STATES

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on state laws protecting unborn babies and affirming religious liberty: Human rights legislation is quickening in the states: protections for the unborn are gaining [...]

CUNY SHOULD DISINVITE SARSOUR

May 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on CUNY SHOULD DISINVITE SARSOUR

Bill Donohue has written a letter to CUNY Chancellor James B. Milliken asking him to disinvite terrorist sympathizer Linda Sarsour from giving the commencement address at the School of Public [...]