“RELIGULOUS” IS MORE ABSURD THAN HATEFUL

Catholic League director of communications Susan A. Fani attended a preview of the Bill Maher movie, “Religulous,” in New York City on September 25. In her report to league president Bill Donohue, it was clear that the film is more absurd than hateful. Here is Donohue’s take on the movie as informed by Fani’s observations: “Maher has been... [Read more...]

PUNDITS SLAM PALIN ON WITCHCRAFT

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments today on news reports that an African minister once asked God to protect Sarah Palin from witchcraft: “In 2005, Sarah Palin went to church and found that a visiting minister from Kenya, Bishop Thomas Muthee, was doing the service. He offered a prayer asking Jesus to keep her free from ‘every form of... [Read more...]

CHRISTIAN APPEASERS WELCOME AHMADINEJAD

On September 25, there will be a press conference and a rally outside the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City at 5:30 p.m. to protest the five Christian organizations that are welcoming Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Those organizations are the World Council of Churches, Religions for Peace, the Americans Friends Service Committee, Mennonite... [Read more...]

RELIGIOUS GROUPS HOST AHMADINEJAD

On Thursday, September 25, the following religious organizations will host a Ramadan fast-breaking event (Iftar) honoring Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City: Americans Friends Service Committee, Mennonite Central Committee, Quaker United Nations Office, Religions for Peace and the World Council of Churches... [Read more...]

ABORTION SURVIVOR TO OBAMA: STOP SUPPORTING SELECTIVE INFANTICIDE

Gianna Jessen and Jill Stanek of BornAliveTruth.org have released a video that features an appeal by Jessen to Sen. Barack Obama asking him to support health care for infants who have been born alive following a botched abortion. Jessen is a 31 year-old who survived a saline abortion; Stanek is the nurse who blew the whistle on infants being allowed... [Read more...]

OBAMA AND JESUS: TWO “COMMUNITY ORGANIZERS”

On the floor of the House of Representatives today, Democratic Congressman Steve Cohen said that “Barack Obama was a community organizer like Jesus.” Catholic League president Bill Donohue responded as follows: “Congressman Cohen forgot to mention that Jesus could walk on water. Perhaps he can tell us when Obama plans to take a stroll across the... [Read more...]

BIDEN IS SELF-DESTRUCTING

Sen. Joseph Biden said yesterday that if the Republicans were serious about helping disabled children they would support stem-cell research. Catholic League president Bill Donohue responded this way: “Biden’s remark, which was aimed at Sarah Palin, is not only inaccurate, it exposes his Catholic Achilles’ heel once again. No one in public life... [Read more...]

DEMOCRATS CONTINUE TO LIE ABOUT FIMIAN

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) is continuing its effort to elect Gerald Connolly of Northern Virginia to the House by funding mailings that portray his Republican challenger, Keith Fimian, as anti-woman. The latest mailings accuse Fimian of being “an officer of an organization that promotes a group so extreme they encourage women... [Read more...]

PALIN’S RELIGION SCRUTINIZED

Last night, CNN and MSNBC spent much time scrutinizing Sarah Palin’s religion. Catholic League president Bill Donohue commented on the coverage today: “Throughout the night, CNN closely examined Palin’s religion, and it did so professionally. By contrast, MSNBC came across shrill. “Two quotes from Palin got the most attention: (a) ‘Pray for... [Read more...]

OBAMA AND BIDEN MUDDY ABORTION ISSUE

Appearing yesterday on ABC-TV’s “This Week,” Sen. Barack Obama was asked to comment on his recent quip that he could not say when life begins because it was “above my pay grade.” He called that response “too flip,” offering, “All I meant to communicate was that I don’t presume to be able to answer these kinds of theological questions.” On... [Read more...]

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