Catholic League president William Donohue commented today on questions that were asked yesterday about John Roberts’ religion: “Senator Arlen Specter and Senator Dianne Feinstein both asked John Roberts yesterday whether he agreed with the comment made by President John F. Kennedy in 1960 regarding matters of church and state. Neither one of them... [Read more...]SEN. FEINSTEIN OWES CATHOLICS AN APOLOGY
Catholic League president William Donohue has asked Senator Dianne Feinstein to apologize to Catholics for a remark she made today at the hearings of Supreme Court nominee John Roberts: “In a prepared statement today at the hearings for John Roberts, Senator Dianne Feinstein said she was going to question the Supreme Court nominee on ‘the constitutional... [Read more...]SHOULD PRIESTS HAVE RIGHTS?
Catholic League president William Donohue replied today to the latest statement by SNAP (Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests): “Gerald Payne, Kentucky’s SNAP coordinator, wants state authorities to warn residents when Catholic priests who have been accused, but not convicted, of sexual abuse live in their neighborhood. Those who think... [Read more...]DUMP FEMA: FEDS SHOULD AID CHURCHES
Catholic League president William Donohue spoke today about the way government agencies and churches have responded to Hurricane Katrina: “In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, two things seem obvious: the federal, state and local government response has been a disaster, and the response of churches has been nothing short of heroic. If there is... [Read more...]KATRINA BRINGS OUT THE DEVIL IN THEM
Bill Donohue, president of the Catholic League, made the following observations today on the way some are reacting to Hurricane Katrina: “Katrina has definitely brought out the devil in some people. Innocent persons are dying down South and all Lambda Legal Defense attorney Ken Upton can worry about is whether Louisiana’s ban on civil unions means... [Read more...]PROBING ROBERTS ON RELIGION: THE GAME PLAN
Catholic League president Bill Donohue commented today on how some senators will probe John Roberts on religion at the hearings next week: “The Catholic League has detailed the way critics of John Roberts have ripped him about his religion (click here). While the red flags noting his attendance at a ‘traditional’ Catholic church with his ‘pro-life’... [Read more...]