HBO OFFERS TABLOID LOOK AT CATHOLIC CHURCH

On May 6, Home Box Office is scheduled to air Priestly Sins: Sex and the Catholic Church.  The one hour special focuses on the issue of sexual abuse in the priesthood.  We are told that the problem is one of “epic” proportions and that the root cause is celibacy.  William Donohue has seen the film and made the following comments about it today: “The... [Read more...]

AN OPEN LETTER TO MAYOR WILLIE BROWN

San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown is caught in a crossfire between Native Americans and Roman Catholics.  The city’s Arts Commission has approved a plaque for public display that blames Catholic missionaries for the deaths of half of California’s Indians. This event stems from the need to relocate an existing monument which depicts an Indian... [Read more...]

NEW YORK PLAY, SINGING NUN, DEFAMES CATHOLICISM

The Tragic and Horrible Life of the Singing Nun is a play that ridicules the life of the late singing nun, Jeanine Deckers. Now being presented at the Grove Street Playhouse, in New York’s West Village, the play is vulgar and defamatory of Catholicism. Catholic League president William Donohue saw the play last night and issued the following comment... [Read more...]

Primal Fear Maligns Catholic Church

The Paramount movie, Primal Fear, maligns the Catholic Church by presenting every Catholic character as being either a sexual abuser, victim of sexual abuse or swindler. The Archbishop of Chicago is portrayed as a priest who sexually abuses young boys, commands them to have sex with girls in pornographic movies, and associates with laymen who are corrupt. Catholic... [Read more...]