SCHOOL SHOOTINGS RAISE CHURCH-STATE QUESTIONS

The recent school shootings in Littleton, Colorado and Conyers, Georgia raise significant questions regarding the proper relationship between church and state. Catholic League president William Donohue addressed this issue today: “President Clinton and the First Lady went to Littleton yesterday to console the surviving families of the Columbine... [Read more...]

WFOR TV, MIAMI, AIRS “NEWS” STORY ON CONFESSION

On May 16, the CBS affiliate in Miami, WFOR TV, featured a story on its late-night news that depicted the Catholic Sacrament of Reconciliation in a most questionable way. All throughout the movie that preceded it, “Joan of Arc,” promotions for this “news story” were flagged. The news segment informed viewers that many Catholics... [Read more...]

SEN. SCHUMER ENGAGES IN CATHOLIC BAITING

Note: Immediately after faxing this news release to Sen. Schumer, he called Dr. Donohue to explain that he never intended to disparage Catholic schools. He did not dispute the accuracy of the quote, instead he argued that this comment was immediately followed by a reference to Christian Coalition schools and schools run by the Nation of Islam; he never... [Read more...]

INTERNAT’L PLANNED PARENTHOOD SCORES VATICAN

The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) has announced that it is launching a massive campaign directed at undermining the Vatican’s role in the United Nations. The IPPF, which is headquartered in London, is urging “governmental, non-governmental and other institutions to endorse existing appeals for a review of the Vatican’s... [Read more...]