SEATTLE ABC-TV AFFILIATE LIBELS PRIESTS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue released the following comments today on what happened on Seattle’s KOMO-TV on September 29: “Ken Schram, a commentator for the ABC affiliate in Seattle (KOMO), sarcastically complained yesterday about a piece of public art that the Seattle Art Museum wants to display.  The work in question is that of a nude... [Read more...]

CATHOLICS, MUSLIMS AND JEWS: DISPARATE TREATMENT ON INTERNAL MATTERS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue today contrasted the disparate way our society treats the internal matters of Catholics, Muslims and Jews: “What were once regarded as internal matters for Catholics to resolve are now being treated as public matters.  So it is that everyone, regardless of religious affiliation, is now opining on the wisdom... [Read more...]

WHO’S CATHOLIC? FERRER OR BLOOMBERG?

Catholic League president Bill Donohue commented today on New York mayoral hopeful Fernando Ferrer and Mayor Michael Bloomberg: “Freddy (as he affectionately calls himself) Ferrer is all over the New York news for advertising himself on his website as a product of public schools when, in fact, he went to Catholic schools from K-12.  When asked about... [Read more...]

OPEN LETTER TO BARBARA WALTERS

The following is Bill Donohue’s letter to ABC personality Barbara Walters: It seems you have a problem with the Catholic Church.  On the September 22 episode of “The View,” you read a selection from the Catholic Catechism on homosexuality that you found disagreeable.  To be precise, you wondered aloud what the Church meant by saying homosexuality... [Read more...]

ABC RADIO, CATHOLICS AND MUSLIMS

The following is the text of the letter Catholic League president Bill Donohue sent to ABC Radio President James Robinson yesterday about its Los Angeles affiliate, KABC: I am writing to you about a serious matter that concerns a totally irresponsible and bigoted remark by KABC radio talk-show host Kim Serafin and the refusal of KABC program director... [Read more...]

PHILADELPHIA D.A. COMES UP EMPTY

Philadelphia District Attorney Lynne Abraham released a grand jury report today on cases of alleged sexual abuse by priests in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.  Commenting on the report is Catholic League president William Donohue: “The incredible amount of time and money that Philadelphia District Attorney Lynne Abraham has wasted in her fanatical... [Read more...]

SCHOOL CHOICE NEEDED IN NEW ORLEANS

Catholic League president William Donohue praised the Bush administration today for approving federal aid to private schools in New Orleans.  Furthermore, he is urging congressmen and senators to vote in favor of this measure.  Here is his statement: “Education Secretary Margaret Spellings has advanced a plan to help the parents of school-aged children... [Read more...]

JEWISH CHAPEL BUILT WITH FEDERAL FUNDS:NO OUTCRY FROM ADL, ACLU or AU

Catholic League president William Donohue commented today about the absence of outcry from the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Americans United for Separation of Church and State (AU) over the building of a Jewish chapel at the U.S. Naval Academy.  From September 16-18, several events will take place at the Naval... [Read more...]

CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE NEEDED IN PLEDGE CASE

Catholic League president William Donohue issued the following call to action to California public school teachers: “Now that U.S. District Judge Lawrence Karlton has said he would sign a restraining order banning the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance in some California school districts, the time has come for patriotic teachers in those schools... [Read more...]

L.A. RADIO HOST: CORRUPT CHURCH MOLESTS KIDS

Bill Donohue, president of the Catholic League, wrote to the KABC (Los Angeles) program director today about a bigoted comment made on September 10 by radio talk-show host Kim Serafin The following is the text of Donohue’s letter to Burch: On Saturday, September 10, at the conclusion of her show, Kim Serafin discussed the victims of Hurricane Katrina. ... [Read more...]

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