JAY LENO NEEDS NEW SCRIPT

Catholic League president Bill Donohue is asking Catholics to provide Jay Leno with some new script. He explains why: Last night, Jay Leno did what comes natural to him—he bashed Catholicism for the umpteenth time. His scriptwriters handed him a few lines about one miscreant priest, and he took the opportunity to hype the case further by lying about... [Read more...]

NATIVITY SCENES SENT TO ALL GOVERNORS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue announces the Catholic League’s Christmas project for 2010: The atheists are out in force this year trying to neuter Christmas. While a few of their efforts are benign, e.g., the United Community of Reason’s bus billboards, “Don’t Believe in God? Join the Club”, most are predictably... [Read more...]

U.N. ANTI-BLASPHEMY RESOLUTION IS FLAWED

A vote on the proposed U.N. resolution condemning religious defamation is expected to take place this week. Catholic League president Bill Donohue explains why it should be resisted: The Catholic League is an anti-defamation organization that uses such First Amendment guarantees as freedom of religion, freedom of speech and freedom of assembly to protest... [Read more...]

CNN, CATHOLICISM AND GAY MARRIAGE

Catholic League president Bill Donohue looks at CNN’s coverage of the Catholic Church’s opposition to gay marriage: A week after the election, CNN is still questioning the role that Archbishop John Nienstedt played in urging Minnesota Catholics not to support same-sex marriage. In a news story posted today, CNN claims that the Archbishop... [Read more...]

NEW YORK TIMES TWEAKS CATHOLICS AGAIN

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on today’s New York Times “Arts” section: Were it any other newspaper, it wouldn’t merit a response. But only a month after being justly hammered by New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan, the New York Times is at it again, using its Friday “Arts” section to tweak Catholic... [Read more...]

CATHOLICS DECIDE THE ELECTION

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on last night’s election results: For the past few decades, Catholics have decided who wins elections nationally. After the McGovernization of the Democratic Party in 1972, Catholics were left homeless: they felt betrayed by the Democrats and were leery of the Republicans; they have been up for grabs... [Read more...]

HOLLYWOOD’S HYPOCRISY IS STUNNING

Catholic League president Bill Donohue looks at a front-page piece in today’s New York Times on the controversy surrounding an honorary Oscar scheduled to be presented to European filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard: According to the Times article, there is “the touchy question of how to deal with newly highlighted claims that Mr. Godard, a master... [Read more...]

BILL MAHER’S DUPLICITY RUNS DEEP

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Bill Maher’s appearance on CNN last night: Wolf Blitzer asked Bill Maher to discuss the remarks he made last Friday night on his show about Muslims. On his HBO show, Maher expressed concerns about the popularity of naming boys Muhammad in the U.K., noting the high birth rate of Muslims and how... [Read more...]

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