MAUREEN DOWD’S WHINY MOMENT

Maureen Dowd has an article in today’s New York Times titled, “The Church’s Judas Moment.” Catholic League president Bill Donohue couldn’t resist a rejoinder:  It is next to impossible for Maureen Dowd to write a piece about the Catholic Church without sounding whiny. Always the victim, Maureen is forever put upon by the... [Read more...]

HOW TO SOLVE THE ABUSE PROBLEM

Catholic League president Bill Donohue explains how the Catholic Church can resolve the sex abuse scandal: The best thing the Catholic Church could possibly do would be to mimic the success of the public schools, especially in New York City. For example, the New York Times, which has a story today about an accused priest from India who was stationed... [Read more...]

ASSOCIATED PRESS GETS A TIP

AP is reporting that in the course of a TV interview on Sunday, the archbishop of Santiago, Chile said he was investigating “a few” cases of priestly sexual abuse. We decided to give AP a tip by bringing similar stories to its attention, all of which were reported in the last week in the U.S. (since March 31), but none of which it chose... [Read more...]

GAY COVER-UP MUST END

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on two news stories released today by the Associated Press:  One of the AP stories on priestly sexual abuse admits that “The overwhelming majority of the victims were adolescents. That means very few guilty priests were pedophiles, a term mental health professionals reserve for those who target... [Read more...]

DONOHUE NEVER DEFENDED Fr. MACIEL

Catholic League president Bill Donohue replies to those who are accusing him of defending Father Marcial Maciel, the founder of the Legionaries of Christ. Maciel sexually abused seminarians and fathered a child. Here is Donohue’s response:  Many articles have recently been written claiming that a “who’s who” of conservative... [Read more...]

ATTEMPTS TO CENSOR DONOHUE FAIL

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on recent attempts to censor him:  TV producers have been telling me for years that my critics have implored them never to invite me back on any program. But they always do. While the media are overwhelmingly liberal, they have an obligation to offer different points of view. Hence, their non-stop invitations... [Read more...]

VATICAN GOES ON THE OFFENSIVE

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a statement made by Cardinal William Levada, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith: Cardinal Levada directly takes on the New York Times for its coverage of the Fr. Murphy abuse case in Wisconsin. Commenting on the news story by Laurie Goodstein, Levada writes, “The point of... [Read more...]

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