REID DEALS “THREE CARD MONTE”

Catholic League president Bill Donohue raps the Senate health care bill: In New York City, swindlers play a card game on the sidewalks called “Three Card Monte.” The card dealer, using a cardboard box as his table, identifies three cards, stating that one of them, e.g., the Queen of Hearts, is the winning card: the cards are placed face down and... [Read more...]

CRAZIEST CHRISTMAS STORIES

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the craziest Christmas stories of 2009: There is a Christmas tree inside town hall in Cary, North Carolina, but town officials couldn’t bring themselves to call it by its proper name, so they relabeled it the “Community Tree.” They used to have a “Holiday Tree” in Madison, Wisconsin, but even... [Read more...]

MANGER SCENE ERECTED IN CENTRAL PARK

The Catholic League erected a nativity scene today in New York City’s Central Park; it will be up for two weeks. Bill Donohue seeks to clarify what is at stake: Our life-size crèche, paid for by the Catholic League, is right in the heart of New York City; it is on the corner of 59th and 5th.  Behind it stands the world’s largest menorah. That... [Read more...]

NO SEQUEL TO “THE GOLDEN COMPASS”

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on reports that there will be no sequel to “The Golden Compass,” the movie based on the first book of a trilogy by English author Philip Pullman: Two years ago, the Catholic League launched a boycott of “The Golden Compass” in the hope that Christian parents would keep their children away from... [Read more...]

D.C. MOMS BEING SENT A MESSAGE

Catholic League president Bill Donohue speaks to the Omnibus Spending Bill just passed by the Senate: The Congress is now officially on record approving a bill that tells mothers in Washington, D.C. that if they decide to take their baby to term, and elect to send their child to a private school—just like the one that President Obama and his wife... [Read more...]

DONOHUE INTERVIEWS OBAMA ON ABORTION

Associated Press reports today that “A south Texas couple put an aborted 7-month-old fetus under a Christmas tree after they were unable to flush the remains down a toilet, authorities alleged Monday. Ruby Lee Medina, 31, and Javier Gonzalez, 37, of Mission, have been charged with abuse of a corpse and tampering with evidence.” It is alleged that... [Read more...]

RAUNCHY CHRISTMAS PLAYS ABOUND

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows: For whatever reason, there are more raunchy Christmas plays this year than ever before. Not surprisingly, many are gay-themed, most are confined to the east and west coasts, and all are loved by art critics. The plays run the gamut from the irreverent to the vulgar. New York City is a natural... [Read more...]

CATHOLIC REPORTER UNJUSTLY FIRED IN MAINE

Catholic League president Bill Donohue explains why the Catholic League is defending Larry Grard: For almost two decades, Larry Grard worked as a reporter at Maine’s Morning Sentinel. He was recently fired because he e-mailed a letter (using his own e-mail account) to the head of an advocacy organization that his boss, Bill Thompson, did not like. To... [Read more...]

FAKE ANIMALS SUBSTITUTE FOR MANGER SCENE

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the most novel assault on Christmas thus far this year: Residents of Howard County, Indiana, were hoping to see a manger scene on the county courthouse lawn this Christmas season. Instead, they got a lighted display of the Loch Ness Monster and other animals. From the pictures we’ve seen, we like... [Read more...]

BABY CUT FROM WOMB SURVIVES

An AP story yesterday says the following: “A 29-year-old homeless woman has given birth to a baby girl after, police said, she was befriended by a Maryland woman who held her captive for several days and tried to cut the baby from her womb.” Officer Michelle Reedy, spokesperson for Prince George’s County police, commented on how the would-be baby... [Read more...]

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