On the February 9 edition of CNNH’s “Joy Behar Show,” homosexual activist Michelangelo Signorile said the following: “You have this pope saying that homosexuality is the end of civilization. That we have to protect the culture from homosexuality the way we have to protect the rainforest from degradation. You know, we’ve got a bishop in Guam... [Read more...]LINDSAY LOHAN POSES AS JESUS
Actress Lindsay Lohan is featured on the cover of the latest edition of the French fashion magazine, Purple, wearing a low-neck white outfit with her hands outstretched and a crown of thorns on her head. Catholic League president Bill Donohue had this to say about it: Not only is the pose inappropriate, the timing is offensive: Lent begins next week. Lohan,... [Read more...]PLANNED PARENTHOOD RIPS CATHOLICISM
Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a new report by the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) on sex education: The goal of IPPF is to sexually engineer society, and one way to accomplish this feat is to smear religious conservatives, especially Catholics. This new report not only substantiates this charge, it makes it clear... [Read more...]SILVERMAN LIBELS POPE, GIBSON
Catholic League president Bill Donohue addresses remarks made by Sarah Silverman last night on Joy Behar’s show: On “The View” yesterday, they played a small portion of Sarah Silverman’s obscene rant against Pope Benedict XVI that she made last October on Bill Maher’s show; it omitted the most vile comments she made. Last night, she was questioned... [Read more...]WHO’S THE REAL BIGOT? MEL GIBSON OR SARAH SILVERMAN?
On today’s edition of “The View,” they ran a clip of entertainer Sarah Silverman’s appearance on Bill Maher’s HBO show. In the portion of the show they aired today, Silverman is shown slamming Pope Benedict XVI for not selling the Vatican to feed the poor. Catholic League president Bill Donohue raises some questions about it: Mel Gibson has... [Read more...]“BASELESS CONCERNS” OVER DAWN JOHNSEN?
Catholic League president Bill Donohue directs his comments at an editorial in today’s New York Times: If someone were nominated to serve in a major legal position in a Republican administration who previously tried to take away the tax exempt status of Islamic mosques and institutions—for purely political reasons—everyone knows that he or she... [Read more...]CONGRESS SHOULD PROBE AIR FORCE ACADEMY
Wiccans and pagans at the Air Force Academy have a worship area on campus made up of stones set in a circle. Recently, someone placed a wooden cross at this site. The reaction of the Academy was boilerplate. Catholic League president Bill Donohue explains why he is contacting members of the House and Senate Armed Services Committee: If I visited a Grotto... [Read more...]DEFUND “SAFE SEX” PROGRAMS
In a new study published in the Archives of Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine, abstinence-based sex education programs yielded results far superior to competing strategies. John B. Jemmott III, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania, led the federally funded research. This study, which focused on African American students from four public middle... [Read more...]NATIONAL PRAYER BREAKFAST DRAWS HEAT
Catholic League president Bill Donohue looks at attempts to persuade President Obama not to attend the National Prayer Breakfast: The National Prayer Breakfast is held the first Thursday of every February, and is attended by senior members of the incumbent administration and Congress. The Washington event, which attracts some 3,500 leaders from the... [Read more...]