UNIV. OF OREGON’S DISHONEST PRESIDENT

Bill Donohue, president of the Catholic League, responds today to the latest remarks by University of Oregon President Dave Frohnmayer: “The website, www.worldnetdaily.com, is currently featuring a story based on our news release yesterday regarding the Insurgent, a University of Oregon student newspaper; the March edition ran cartoons of Jesus... [Read more...]

JESUS DEFILED IN STUDENT NEWSPAPER

William Donohue, president of the Catholic League, wrote a letter today to every member of the Oregon legislature, the governor, the state’s three Catholic bishops, the president of the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, and the chancellor of the Oregon University System.  The subject was an attack on Christianity that was published... [Read more...]

“OPIE AND ANTHONY” MOVE TO CBS RADIO

Catholic League president Bill Donohue commented today on news reports about a pending move by CBS Radio to hire radio talk-show hosts “Opie and Anthony”: “After I lashed out against ‘Opie and Anthony’ for providing an on-air account of a sexual stunt in St. Patrick’s Cathedral in 2002, they were fired by Infinity Broadcasting, the CBS Radio... [Read more...]

DEMOCRATS TO CLERGY: SHUT UP OR LOSE TAX-EXEMPT STATUS

In the April 20 edition of the Christian Science Monitor, Democratic National Committee (DNC) chairman Howard Dean is quoted as saying, “The religious community has to decide whether they want to be tax exempt or involved in politics.”  Commenting on this is Catholic League president Bill Donohue: “Howard Dean’s ultimatum to priests, ministers,... [Read more...]

MALACHY McCOURT TO RUN FOR NY GOVERNOR

On April 23, author Malachy McCourt will announce his candidacy for the Green Party nomination for New York State Governor.  Bill Donohue, president of the Catholic League, offered his thoughts today: “After drinking from the well of anti-Catholicism for decades, Malachy McCourt has decided to run for governor of New York.  It should be a good show,... [Read more...]

MAKING EASTER DISAPPEAR

Catholic League president Bill Donohue commented today on efforts to make Easter disappear: “Last year, the tolerant folks who run the malls in Palm Beach, Florida decided to rename the Easter Bunny ‘Baxter the Bunny,’ etc.  Not that such sensitivity is new: John Leo reported in 1995 that the annual Easter Egg Roll at the Bronx Botanical Garden... [Read more...]

CBS MUST FIRE PENN JILLETTE

On his April 5 CBS radio show, Penn Jillette commented on the rumor that Paris Hilton may play Mother Teresa in a movie.  He said Mother Teresa “had this weird kink that I think was sexual” about seeing people suffer and die.  He also said that “Paris Hilton is so far above Mother Teresa on the moral scale, she should not lower herself” to... [Read more...]

POLITICAL ASSAULT ON CATHOLICS TRIGGERS LAWSUIT

On March 21, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed a unanimous resolution condemning the Vatican for “meddling” in the city’s customs and traditions.  The proximate issue was the Catholic Church’s teachings on marriage and sexuality, especially its opposition to gay adoptions. In response to this resolution, the Thomas More Law Center... [Read more...]