MoveOn.org SLANDERS CHRISTIANS

MoveOn.org has a full-page ad in today’s New York Times that caught the attention of Catholic League president William Donohue: “In today’s New York Times, MoveOn.org attacks the methodology of the Gallup organization; it argues that a recent Gallup poll showing President Bush with a 14-point lead is exaggerated because it is predicated on... [Read more...]

“A DIRTY SHAME” SOILS ITSELF

The John Waters movie, “A Dirty Shame,” opened today in select theaters.  It features a band of Catholic sex addicts out to conquer the world.  William Donohue, president of the Catholic League, opined as follows: “John Waters is one of America’s leading adult-adolescents.  His fixation on the scatological is so pathological that even his... [Read more...]

REPUBLICANS INDULGE IN FEAR-MONGERING

The Republican National Committee (RNC) said yesterday that it mailed residents in two states literature warning that if the “liberals” win in November, they will ban the Bible; the mailing also included a statement that if the “liberals” win, they will allow same-sex marriage. Catholic League president William Donohue criticized the RNC today: “For... [Read more...]

PLEDGE CASES STRIPPED FROM COURTS

Catholic League president William Donohue commented on today’s decision by the House of Representatives to prevent the federal courts from ruling on whether the words “under God” should be deleted from the Pledge of Allegiance: “Given the reckless disregard that so many judges have shown for the plain language of the Constitution, it is entirely... [Read more...]

DVD SALES OF “THE PASSION” ENRAGE CRITICS

The Mel Gibson movie, “The Passion of the Christ,” has been available on DVD for less than three weeks and already it has sold 9 million copies, breaking all previous records.  But not everyone is happy: noting its DVD/VHS release, about 100 theologians have now signed a statement condemning the film for being anti-Semitic. Commenting on this is... [Read more...]

BLACK CLERGY ENDORSE CANDIDATES; MEDIA GO MUM

Catholic League president William Donohue commented today on the lack of media protest of black clergy groups in Pennsylvania endorsing candidates for public office: “There is nothing benign about white liberal racism—racism is racism, and all expressions are equally offensive.  But this is exactly what is at work among media outlets in Pennsylvania. ... [Read more...]

DEMOCRATS GIVE UP ON RELIGIOUS OUTREACH

Catholic League president William Donohue commented today on the decision by the Democratic National Committee (DNC) to quit its religious outreach program: “On August 2, the Catholic League exposed Rev. Brenda Bartella Peterson, the DNC’s first-ever Senior Advisor for Religious Outreach, as someone who had signed on to an amicus brief supporting... [Read more...]