OBAMA = THEOCRAT?

Catholic League president Bill Donohue questioned today whether Senator Barack Obama wants the U.S. to become a theocracy: “If the same standard that was applied to President George W. Bush were to be applied to Senator Barack Obama, then Obama must be considered a theocrat who shows no respect for separation of church and state. What else is one... [Read more...]

ST. LOUIS MEDIA BECOME VOYEURS

The controversy over St. Louis Archbishop Raymond Burke’s protest of abortion-activist Sheryl Crow has the media in a frenzy. Addressing this is Catholic League president Bill Donohue: “The decision by Archbishop Burke to resign from the board of governors of the Cardinal Glennon Children’s Foundation because of its unwillingness to cancel an... [Read more...]

ARCHBISHOP BURKE SHUNS SHERYL CROW

Pop singer Sheryl Crow is coming to St. Louis on Saturday to perform at the Fox Theater in a benefit concert for the Bob Costas Cancer Center at Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center. St. Louis Archbishop Raymond Burke, who is chairman of the board of governors of the Cardinal Glennon Children’s Foundation (which raises money for the Medical... [Read more...]

ROSIE’S GOING BUT THE PROBLEM REMAINS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue commented today on the news that Rosie O’Donnell is leaving “The View” in June: “O’Donnell says she’ll return as a guest co-host and is ‘not going away.’ Neither is the Catholic League. No matter how many times Barbara Walters tried to distance herself today from the alleged bickering between O’Donnell... [Read more...]

BARBARA WALTERS ALLOWS CATHOLIC BASHFEST

Catholic League president Bill Donohue commented on today’s edition of the ABC show, “The View”: “Two angry ex-Catholics, Rosie O’Donnell and Joy Behar, teamed up with Elisabeth Hasselbeck, a self-described ‘Christian,’ to mock the Catholic Church once again on a show run by a Jew, Barbara Walters. Walters professed ignorance today about... [Read more...]

SPITZER ALIENATES CATHOLICS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue commented today on New York State Governor Eliot Spitzer’s decision to introduce a bill that would legalize gay marriage; the bill is expected to be submitted in a few weeks: “On February 1, just one month after Eliot Spitzer became governor, I wrote a news release congratulating the new governor on his proposal... [Read more...]

BIGOTS ASSAIL CATHOLICS ON HIGH COURT

Catholic League president Bill Donohue commented today on those who are unhappy with Catholics on the Supreme Court: “On Wednesday, when the U.S. Supreme Court said no to partial-birth abortion, I wrote, ‘We are waiting for the anti-Catholic bigots to go bonkers over the fact that all five of the justices who voted against infanticide are Roman... [Read more...]

DISNEY/ABC NEEDS TO REIN ROSIE IN

On today’s edition of the ABC show, “The View,” the discussion turned to the Supreme Court’s ruling yesterday affirming the partial-birth abortion ban. In an angry tone, Rosie O’Donnell asked, “You know what concerns me? How many of the Supreme Court judges are Catholic, Barbara?” Walters responded, “Five.” O’Donnell: “Five. Five... [Read more...]

SUPREMES BAN INFANTICIDE

Bill Donohue, president of the Catholic League, spoke today about the decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to ban partial-birth abortions: “The late New York Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, a supporter of theRoe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion, once called partial-birth abortion ‘infanticide.’ So has former New York City Mayor Ed Koch. Today,... [Read more...]

NO POST-IMUS CULTURE FOR CATHOLIC BASHERS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue commented today on the latest attacks on Catholics by comedians: “In the wake of the Imus controversy last week, CBS chief Les Moonves said that Imus ‘has flourished in a culture that permits a certain level of objectionable expression that hurts and demeans a wide range of people. In taking him off the air,... [Read more...]

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