CENSORING AND NEUTERING CHRISTMAS

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  • CENSORING AND NEUTERING CHRISTMAS

    CENSORING AND NEUTERING CHRISTMAS

    Bill Donohue comments on the anti-Christmas efforts of the Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF): Secularists are not necessarily anti-Christmas, but the radicals in their ranks are. At the top of the list is FFRF. Its tactics are twofold: If religious Christmas symbols and events cannot [...]

  • THE POLITICS OF HATE CRIMES

    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 recuperate. In times past, such distraught persons would be attended [...]

  • CHRIS HARDWICK EXPOSES HIMSELF

    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 over and that's good because f*** Thanksgiving. I'm all about [...]

IRRATIONAL ATTACK ON MOTHER TERESA

Bill Donohue comments on a New York Times story that was published in its August 27 edition: Dr. Aroup Chatterjee is not your ordinary Indian physician: he is a left-wing propaganda specialist who hates Mother [...]

August 29th, 2016|Tags: |

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 [...]

August 26th, 2016|Tags: |

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 [...]

August 25th, 2016|Tags: |

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 [...]

August 24th, 2016|Tags: |

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 to settle a complaint that [...]

August 23rd, 2016|Tags: |

WHEN GAY RIGHTS TRESPASS ON RELIGIOUS LIBERTY

To read Bill Donohue's piece on gay rights and religious liberty, posted on CNSnews.com, click here.

August 23rd, 2016|Tags: |

MACY’S SORDID HISTORY: DISABLED PERSONS

Bill Donohue comments on Macy's history of mistreating those who are disabled: In 1990, Congress passed the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), designed to enhance access to public facilities for disabled persons. But Macy's apparently [...]

August 19th, 2016|Tags: |

PHILLY’S ETHICALLY CHALLENGED D.A.

Bill Donohue comments on the latest scandal in Pennsylvania law enforcement: Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams, like now-disgraced Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane, has tried to make a name for himself through a campaign of [...]

August 18th, 2016|Tags: |

MACY’S SORDID HISTORY: IMMIGRANTS

Bill Donohue comments on Macy's treatment of legal immigrant workers:  In June of 2013, Macy's paid a civil penalty of $175,000 after the U.S. Justice Department determined that the company had engaged in unfair documentary [...]

August 17th, 2016|Tags: |

PA ATTORNEY GENERAL STEPS DOWN

To read Bill Donohue's piece on CNSnews.com about Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane being found guilty of nine criminal charges, including perjury and criminal conspiracy, click here.

August 16th, 2016|Tags: |
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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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ALL WE ASK FOR IS FAIRNESS

William A. Donohue Advocacy organizations like the Catholic League have to expect that not everyone is going to like what they do. But is it too much to ask that our critics be fair? Fairness [...]

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PRESIDENTIAL POLITICS: PAST AND PRESENT

William A. Donohue Every four years the big political prize is up for grabs, and with it comes pressure politics of an unrelenting sort. This campaign season is no exception, but what is different for [...]

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SCIENCE UNDERMINES ABORTION ACTIVISTS

William A. Donohue Abortion activists never tire of bragging how much they want to empower women, allowing them to make informed choices regarding abortion. The truth is just the opposite: champions of abortion are threatened [...]

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GOD BLESS MIKE SETTO

William A. Donohue In all my years as president of the Catholic League, few victories have been as sweet as the victory over the Miller Brewing Company. Miller proved to be a tough foe, but [...]

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REQUEST FOR APOLOGY DENIED

William A. Donohue Last spring I received a letter from a congressman asking for my help in mobilizing public support for an official apology for slavery and segregation. I immediately said no. I've been waiting [...]

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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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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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CENSORING AND NEUTERING CHRISTMAS

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Bill Donohue comments on the anti-Christmas efforts of the Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF): Secularists are not necessarily anti-Christmas, but the radicals in their ranks are. At the top of [...]

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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 [...]