“THE VIEW” GIRLS GET ANGRY

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on today’s episode [click here] of “The View”:   Joy Behar, Whoopi Goldberg and Elisabeth Hasselbeck have been bashing the Catholic Church relentlessly over the past several years, all with the blessings of Barbara Walters, the show’s co-producer. Yesterday, the gals were at it... [Read more...]

THE WAR ON CATHOLIC HOSPITALS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on attempts to force Catholic hospitals to perform abortions:   For the past six months, the ACLU has been trying to persuade the Obama administration to force Catholic hospitals to perform emergency abortions. It has written to the Department of Health and Human Services, led by pro-abortion zealot Kathleen... [Read more...]

DELIRIUM OVERCOMES “THE VIEW” GIRLS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on today’s episode of “The View” which featured a discussion about the Catholic Church and abortion: It is an ugly site: grown women sitting around bashing a religion that none belong to. Though at one time three did: Joy Behar, Whoopi Goldberg and Elisabeth Hasselbeck are all ex-Catholics.... [Read more...]

CHRISTMAS VANDALS ARE BACK

During each Christmas season, our desks are loaded with stories on Christmas vandalism. This year was no different. Here is a list of incidents that came to our attention:   • Vandals burned the City of Birmingham’s Christmas tree in Alabama • The police chief in Middleboro, Massachusetts said he received more reports of theft and vandalism... [Read more...]

POPE BLAMES PRO-PEDOPHILIA CROWD

In his Christmas address yesterday, Pope Benedict XVI chastised priests who have molested minors, saying it had reached an “unimaginable dimension.” He also tried to put the problem in a broader context, and for this he has been condemned. The pope said, “In the 1970s, pedophilia was theorized as something fully in conformity with... [Read more...]

REID SHOULD LEAN ON GAGA

Over the weekend, Senate majority leader Harry Reid tweeted Lady Gaga following the passage of the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” The Nevada Democrat exclaimed, “We Did It.” He also reportedly cited her in a note about the nuclear proliferation treaty.   Bill Donohue e-mailed the following letter to Reid’s... [Read more...]

PRO-ANT CRAWLERS SET TO MARCH

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a demonstration this Sunday protesting the Smithsonian’s withdrawal of the video showing ants on the crucifix:   The pro-ant crawlers have convened meetings from Los Angeles to London; they have pulled funding from the Smithsonian (e.g., the Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation); they have arranged... [Read more...]

THE “AMERICAN TALIBAN” CATHOLIC LEAGUE

At last night’s New York Public Library forum on the Smithsonian exhibition, “Hide/Seek,” Smithsonian curator and SUNY-Buffalo professor Jonathan D. Katz said that gays and lesbians were “once again being offered as raw meat” to activists and the Catholic League. He also said of the Catholic League, and those who object... [Read more...]

MANGER SCENE ERECTED IN CENTRAL PARK

The Catholic League is proud to announce that we have erected a life-size nativity scene in New York’s Central Park [click here]; it is on the corner of 59th and 5th. This year’s crèche is brand new. We hope those who insist that a nativity scene cannot be displayed on public property take note of our crèche. It is an important cultural... [Read more...]

BEWARE OF CHRISTMAS PARTIES

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the advice [click here] given by the British law firm, BPE Solicitors, on how to handle Christmas parties:   This British law firm offers indispensable advice. “Christmas parties, with their mix of drink, high spirits and merriment, are one of the main potential sources of problems.” Exactly... [Read more...]

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