REP. ENGEL PROVIDES SPEEDY RESPONSE

Yesterday, Catholic League president William Donohue issued a news release regarding an anti-Catholic remark made by Pete Leon, an aide to Congressman Eliot L. Engel of New York; the comment was directed at Scott Bloch, who runs the Office of Special Counsel.  Congressman Engel faxed a response the same day. In today’s statement, Donohue explains... [Read more...]

REP. ENGEL SHOULD FIRE AIDE

Scott Bloch, who heads the Office of Special Counsel, has been the subject of an on-going campaign to discredit him.  At issue are his policy decisions and hiring practices.  The Catholic League has been critical of his main adversary, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, because the group has slighted Bloch for hiring Roman Catholics. ... [Read more...]

BILL DONOHUE TO BILL O’REILLY: STOP SPINNING

Catholic League president Bill Donohue replied today to Bill O’Reilly’s remarks about the Catholic League last night on TV: “Last night on his TV show, Bill O’Reilly said, ‘The Catholic League hates me.’  We do not.  We simply object when he crosses the line from criticizing the Catholic Church to dissing it. “In none of the three news... [Read more...]

CATHOLIC LEAGUE BACKS “JUSTICE SUNDAY”

Catholic League president William Donohue explained today why he is supporting the “Justice Sunday” event sponsored by Protestants: “On April 24, Family Research Council president Tony Perkins will hold  ‘Justice Sunday,’ an effort to rally pro-life Protestants against efforts to block people of faith from sitting on the federal bench. ... [Read more...]

TIME FOR NON-CATHOLICS TO BUTT OUT

Catholic League president William Donohue released the following remarks today: “It’s time for non-Catholics to butt out.  It’s one thing for them to be voyeurs—peering into the Catholic Church the way kids peer into candy stores—quite another when they become meddlers. “Yesterday, the New York Daily News had the audacity to run two opinion... [Read more...]

NEW POPE WILL INFURIATE “PROGRESSIVES”

Catholic League president William Donohue commented today on why the new pope will infuriate “progressive” Catholics:  “In November, 1997, before a packed house of ‘progressive’ Catholics at the annual Call to Action convention, Sister Maureen Fiedler exclaimed that ‘a lot of people in this Church are waiting for a person in this Church... [Read more...]

BILL MAHER TRASHES POPE

On April 8, and again on April 12, the HBO show, “Real Time with Bill Maher,” featured a verbal assault on Pope John Paul II.  Led by Maher, the pope was also attacked by Arianna Huffington.  Here is a sample of what happened: Maher: “People waited in line for 24 hours to see the pope’s body and when they got to see the pope they smelled worse... [Read more...]

CATHOLICS TO eBay: TREAT US LIKE FAT PEOPLE

After a consecrated Host was recently auctioned online by eBay (it has since been sold, purportedly to a Knights of Columbus member who bought it out of respect), the Catholic League was deluged with complaints.  The policy that eBay cited as a reason for not pulling the item was the subject of the following letter that Catholic League president William... [Read more...]

CATHOLIC DISSIDENTS ARE FIXATED ON SEX

Catholic League president William Donohue commented today on the way Catholic dissidents have been behaving lately: “Catholic dissidents are hung up on sex.  Consider the following. “In its statement on the pope, New Ways Ministry, a pro-gay Catholic group, chastised the Holy Father for ‘making strong attempts to prevent same-sex marriage initiatives... [Read more...]

SCHIZOPHRENIA MARKS CHURCH CRITICS

Catholic League president William Donohue commented today on what is ailing some critics of the Catholic Church: “It is nothing short of remarkable that some of the nation’s leading critics of the Catholic Church can hold diametrically opposing positions on the same subject without ever seeming to notice.  In this regard, demands that the Church... [Read more...]

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