OBAMA BETRAYS THE BISHOPS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on President Obama’s position on abortion restrictions in the health care bill: On September 30, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops sent a letter to the U.S. Senate saying, “So far, the health reform bills considered in committee, including the new Senate Finance Committee bill, have... [Read more...]

CHRISTMAS TREE RETURNS IN KENTUCKY

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows: On November 3, we noted that the “War on Christmas” had begun. One piece of evidence that was offered was the decision to have a “Holiday Tree,” instead of a “Christmas Tree,” in Frankfort, Kentucky. But after getting pounded by outraged Christians, Gov. Steve Beshear has reversed... [Read more...]

DONOHUE-HITCHENS SETTLE DISPUTE

Catholic League president Bill Donohue says that he and Christopher Hitchens have settled their recent dispute: On November 2, I criticized Christopher Hitchens for saying that Mother Teresa was “a fanatic and a fundamentalist and a fraud, and millions of people are much worse off because of her life, and it’s a shame there is no hell for your bitch... [Read more...]

“2012” KILLS CATHOLICS, SPARES MUSLIMS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue speaks to the way Catholics and Muslims are treated in the upcoming film, “2012”: When we got word recently that the movie “2012” depicts the Vatican being blown up, along with the famous statue from Rio, Christ the Redeemer, we were unmoved. Why? Because this occurs during the end of the world in a massive... [Read more...]

HYPOCRITES ATTACK ARCHBISHOP DOLAN

Catholic League president Bill Donohue addresses the flap over an article New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan submitted to the New York Times: The New York Archbishop submits an op-ed article to the New York Times, citing recent instances of anti-Catholic bias by the newspaper. The newspaper refuses to print it. The archbishop subsequently posts the piece... [Read more...]

BIG NIGHT FOR CATHOLIC VALUES

Catholic League president Bill Donohue offers the following observations on yesterday’s electoral results: The Catholic Church led the fight in Maine against those seeking to reinvent marriage, and won: the vote was 53-47 to repeal the state’s gay marriage law. Bishop Richard Malone deserves credit for fighting against those who sought to restructure... [Read more...]

KERRY AND KENNEDY FUND RELIGION

The following quote appears in today’s Los Angeles Times: “Backed by some of the most powerful members of the Senate, a little-noticed provision in the healthcare overhaul bill would require insurers to consider covering Christian Science prayer treatments as medical expenses. The provision was inserted by Sen. Orrin G. Hatch (R-Utah) with the support... [Read more...]

WAR ON CHRISTMAS COMMENCES

Catholic League president Bill Donohue notes that the 2009 war on Christmas has begun: For almost three decades, there has been a Christmas parade in Amelia, Ohio, a village outside Cincinnati. But this year there will be none. Fearing that the dreaded word “Christmas” may trigger a lawsuit, the village changed the name to the “Holiday Parade,”... [Read more...]

HITCHENS CONDEMNS MOTHER TERESA

On October 30, atheist Christopher Hitchens appeared on Dennis Miller’s Internet radio show condemning Mother Teresa, yet again. Here is one of his choice statements: “The woman was a fanatic and a fundamentalist and a fraud, and millions of people are much worse off because of her life, and it’s a shame there is no hell for your bitch to go to.” Catholic... [Read more...]

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