GOOD RIDDANCE TO FRANCES KISSLING

Frances Kissling is retiring today as president of Catholics for a Free Choice. Catholic League president Bill Donohue offered a parting shot: “Ex-Catholics for Abortion would be a more accurate name for Kissling’s anti-Catholic front group, but we won’t quibble now that she is quitting. For a quarter century, Kissling has misrepresented herself... [Read more...]

“THE VIEW” IS OBSESSED WITH CATHOLICISM

Commenting on today’s edition of the ABC show “The View” is Catholic League president Bill Donohue: “They can’t give it up. It started with a discussion about James Cameron’s latest Titanic tale—the one about Jesus’ tomb—and it quickly degenerated into another round of mockery. About Catholicism, that is. “Rosie O’Donnell began... [Read more...]

UNIV. OF MINNESOTA STICKS IT TO CATHOLICS

On March 1, the University of Minnesota’s Department of Theatre, Arts and Dance will host the Dario Fo play, “The Pope and the Witch”; it will be performed through March 9. Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the latest round of controversy surrounding the play: “Imagine an anti-Semitic play, written by a Hitlerian, being performed... [Read more...]

JESUS’ TOMB DISCOVERY IS TITANIC FRAUD

“Titanic” director James Cameron and TV-director Simcha Jacobovici are claiming they have evidence of a Jerusalem tomb that allegedly houses the remains of Jesus and his family. Commenting on this is Catholic League president Bill Donohue: “Not a Lenten season goes by without some author or TV program seeking to cast doubt on the divinity of Jesus... [Read more...]

CATHOLIC BASHER HONORED BY CATHOLIC DEMOCRAT

Catholic League president Bill Donohue commented today on the retirement party for Frances Kissling, head of Catholics for a Free Choice (CFFC), scheduled for March 2, two days after she resigns: “In 1993, and again in 2000, U.S. Catholic bishops, represented by the bishops’ conference, denounced CFFC as a fraud. And well they should have. Funded... [Read more...]

“DELIVER US FROM EVIL”—AND THE FILM

Catholic League president Bill Donohue commented today on the nomination of “Deliver Us From Evil” for best documentary at this year’s Oscars: “Had writer-director Amy Berg confined herself to recording the evil machinations of former priest and pedophile Oliver O’Grady, she would have distanced herself from all criticism. Alas, she hasn’t... [Read more...]

SUPREME COURT PASSES ON NATIVITY CASE

Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to review an appeals court decision that allows New York City public schools to display a menorah during Hanukkah, and a star and crescent during Ramadan, while banning a crèche at Christmastime; the Catholic League arranged for a plaintiff in this case, Andrea Skoros, and the Thomas More Law Center handled... [Read more...]

O’REILLY IS RIGHT: OLBERMANN IS A “SMEAR MERCHANT”

Catholic League president Bill Donohue responded to MSNBC talk-show host Keith Olbermann’s comment last night that Donohue made a bigoted statement when he once said, “Hollywood is controlled by secular Jews who hate Christianity in general and Catholicism in particular.” Here is Donohue’s rejoinder: “Bill O’Reilly was right when he referred... [Read more...]

SECOND EDWARDS STAFFER QUITS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue commented today on news that Melissa McEwan has quit the campaign staff of John Edwards: “One of Yogi Berra’s most famous quips is, ‘It ain’t over till it’s over.’ I have news for John Edwards—it’s over.”  Read More →

EDWARDS NEEDS TO CAN McEWAN

Catholic League president Bill Donohue called on John Edwards to fire Melissa McEwan today: “It is not enough that one foul-mouthed anti-Christian bigot, Amanda Marcotte, has quit. Melissa McEwan must go as well. Either Edwards shows her the door or she bolts on her own. There is no third choice—the Catholic League will see to it that this issue... [Read more...]

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