MICHAEL MOORE’S RELIGIOUS ODYSSEY

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Michael Moore and his new movie, “Capitalism: A Love Story”: If the economic system that Michael Moore has successfully milked is “immoral” and “evil,” then that would suggest that he is an immoral, evil man. But we’ll let someone else make the final decision on that one. What we do know... [Read more...]

DEMOCRATS ON COLLISION COURSE WITH CATHOLICS

The amendments by Sen. Orrin Hatch that would ban abortion funding in the health care bill and ensure conscience rights protections for health care workers were defeated today by a margin of 13-10. Catholic League president Bill Donohue addressed its implications: The Democrats are on a collision course with the nation’s bishops, and the Catholic... [Read more...]

MAD RUSH TO DEFEND POLANSKI

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the mad rush to defend Roman Polanski: The Catholic League has long suspected that, in many quarters, the outrage over priestly sexual abuse has had more to do with the status of the accused than the crime itself. Now the evidence is indisputable: a child can be drugged, penetrated and sodomized—and... [Read more...]

BLASPHEMY DAY TARGETS CHRISTIANITY

The Center for Inquiry will launch the first International Blasphemy Day on September 30, the anniversary of the 2005 publication of the Danish cartoons that so inflamed Muslims worldwide. Billed as a free speech event designed to oppose such things as a Muslim-sponsored U.N. resolution banning criticism of religion, the day has drawn the support of... [Read more...]

OFFENSIVE JESUS POSTER REMOVED IN ROCKFORD

Catholic League president Bill Donohue received a letter today from Patrick W. Hayes, Legal Director, City of Rockford, Illinois, saying that his office asked the owner of the Northern Illinois Women’s Center to remove the offensive poster of Jesus that we complained about yesterday. Donohue thanked Hayes for his intervention, but also took issue... [Read more...]

CHRISTIANS PROVOKED IN ROCKFORD, ILLINOIS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue is making public a letter he sent today to Patrick W. Hayes, Legal Director, City of Rockford, Illinois. Here is the text of that letter: I am aware that the Northern Illinois Women’s Center has long been the subject of controversy in Rockford; the rights of pro-life demonstrators have allegedly been violated.... [Read more...]

OBAMA SCHOOL CZAR SAYS “SCREW YOU” TO GOD

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the appointment of Kevin Jennings to be President Obama’s Safe School Czar: Kevin Jennings, the man selected to be the Director of the Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools, has a history of promoting homosexual conferences wherein unsafe sex practices are sold to underage kids. He is also a former... [Read more...]

IS THE MET’S “TOSCA” SACRILEGIOUS?

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on director Luc Bondy’s version of Puccini’s “Tosca,” which opened this week at the Metropolitan Opera in New York: I did not go on opening night to see this gem—I snatched a ticket online to see the dress rehearsal on September 17. The only reason I went was because of reports that at the end... [Read more...]

CATHOLIC MEDICAL ASSOC. DELIVERS: SUPPORT URGENT FOR HEALTH CARE STATEMENT

Catholic League president Bill Donohue strongly supports the statement released yesterday by Louis C. Breschi, M.D., president of the Catholic Medical Association [CMA]: Catholic physicians who are loyal to the Magisterium are in a unique position to guide the Catholic community on health care reform. Led by Dr. Breschi, the statement just released,... [Read more...]

AMENDMENT TO BAR ABORTION IN HEALTH BILL; OBAMA MUST BACK IT

Catholic League president Bill Donohue offered the following remarks today on the health care bill: Last week, President Obama said he would not support any health care bill that provided for federal funding of abortion. On Sunday, Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius underscored his pledge. Now an amendment that would bar abortion... [Read more...]

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