UNIV. OF OREGON EXCUSES HATE SPEECH

After University of Oregon president Dave Frohnmayer offered a weak response to an obscene anti-Christian assault in the March edition of the Insurgent, a campus newspaper, Catholic League president Bill Donohue wrote a letter of protest to state lawmakers, the state’s three bishops and others; he also sent copies of the offensive graphics.  Students... [Read more...]

IT’S SHOW TIME FOR RON HOWARD

“Da Vinci Code” director Ron Howard has been quoted as saying there will be no disclaimer in the film.  Here is Catholic League president Bill Donohue’s response: “The book which the film is based on begins with three ‘facts,’ all of which are malicious lies, yet Ron Howard says no disclaimer is needed because ‘this is a work of fiction.’... [Read more...]

COLORADO ABUSE BILLS RIDDLED WITH POLITICS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue commented today on yesterday’s decision by Colorado lawmakers to scratch a controversial section of a child sex abuse bill that was under consideration: “House representatives in the Colorado legislature rejected a proposal yesterday that would have allowed a one-year window for alleged victims of child sexual... [Read more...]

“DA VINCI CODE” SHROUDED IN SECRECY

Catholic League president Bill Donohue commented today on the secretive nature of “The Da Vinci Code”: “The Associated Press recently observed that Dan Brown ‘has given few interviews,’ something the New York Daily News explains by calling him a ‘reclusive author.’  But if Brown is naturally reticent, the same is not true of those working... [Read more...]

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