Catholic League president Bill Donohue had the following to say about the Mojave Desert Cross found stolen today: A 7-foot tall cross cemented with metal bolts to a rock has been stolen from an area surrounded by rattlesnakes hiding in rock crevices, and the National Park Service says it does not know whether the act was the work of scrap metal scavengers... [Read more...]COMEDY CENTRAL UNVEILS MOCK JESUS SHOW
Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Comedy Central’s decision to offer a new animated show, “JC,” in its upcoming lineup: All we know about “JC” is that it will be a half-hour show about Christ seeking to live a normal life in New York outside the reach of his “powerful but apathetic father.”... [Read more...]NEW YORK TIMES CONTINUES ITS AGENDA
Catholic League president Bill Donohue looks at the latest article by the New York Times on the Catholic Church There is no media outlet more obsessed with old stories about sexual abuse in the Catholic Church than the New York Times. Today’s story is a gem. On the front-page, complete with a color photo, there is a story on William Cardinal Levada,... [Read more...]SHOULD THE POPE VISIT ENGLAND?
Catholic League president Bill Donohue questions whether the pope should visit England this fall: There are many ominous signs surrounding the visit by Pope Benedict XVI to England in September. First, there are now over 100,000 Brits who have signed “certificates of de-baptism” renouncing their former Christian status. Second, there are... [Read more...]NEW YORK TIMES POLL PROVES REVEALING
Catholic League president Bill Donohue finds interesting data in the New York Times poll on the Catholic Church: The pope’s favorability rating among Catholics at the end of March was 27 percent. After hearing the non-stop negative media reports over the past month, his favorability rating jumped to 43 percent. How can this be? It’s due... [Read more...]CATHOLIC LEAGUE STANDS WITH DOV HIKIND
Catholic League president Bill Donohue is supporting an effort led by New York State Assemblyman Dov Hikind opposing bills that would allow the government to harvest human organs unless the prospective donor explicitly says no. Assemblyman Richard Brodsky’s bill is at the heart of the controversy: it would make New York the first state to presume... [Read more...]PULLMAN IMAGINES JESUS
Philip Pullman’s new book, The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ, is available in the U.S. on May 4; it is published by Canongate U.S. Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on it today: The publisher was kind enough to send me an advance copy of Pullman’s new book, no doubt hoping I would give it some free publicity by... [Read more...]