LOOKING FOR LEADERSHIP IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH? LOOK TO ROCKFORD, ILLINOIS

Many in the media have been asking where the leadership is in the Catholic Church during these troubled times.  Catholic League president William Donohue suggests they look to Bishop Thomas G. Doran of Rockford, Illinois: “It is unfair for anyone to brand all bishops as being delinquent in their handling of the problem of sexual abuse by priests. ... [Read more...]

DISSIDENT CATHOLICS SEE AN OPENING: THEIR GOAL IS TO LOWER THE BAR

Catholic League president William Donohue issued the following remarks today regarding the stance that dissident Catholics have taken in the wake of the Church’s sex abuse scandal: “The Catholic League has an agenda: the defense of the Catholic Church.  As defined by whom?  The magisterium.  There is only one teaching body in the Catholic Church... [Read more...]

SUING THE VATICAN OVER THE SCANDAL IS MALICIOUS

Today, April 3, two civil lawsuits will be filed naming the Vatican as a conspirator in the Church’s sex abuse scandal.  Also to be named are the dioceses of Portland, Chicago and St. Petersburg, as well as two religious orders.  The attorney filing the suits, Jeffrey Anderson, recently filed a RICO suit against former Palm Beach Bishop Anthony... [Read more...]

SEARCH FOR A SCAPEGOAT QUICKENS IN CHURCH SEX ABUSE SCANDAL

Over the past few weeks, several explanations have emerged trying to fix blame on the Church sex abuse scandal.  Catholic League president William Donohue speaks to these accusations today: “It is not uncommon for scapegoating to occur whenever an individual or institutional crisis emerges.  Regarding the sex abuse scandal that is currently rocking... [Read more...]

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