MEDIA COVERAGE OF POPE IS MIXED

Catholic League president Bill Donohue looks at how the media are covering the papal visit to the U.K. thus far: The coverage has been mixed. The Tribune newspapers, the Chicago Tribune and the Los Angeles Times, were quite fair. The extensive piece in the Washington Post was also very fair. These newspapers focused on the pope’s remarks and the... [Read more...]

ATHEISTS MUST APOLOGIZE FOR HITLER

Catholic League president Bill Donohue reacts to the way British atheists are handling Pope Benedict XVI’s trip to their homeland: The pope cited Hitler today, asking everyone to “reflect on the sobering lessons of atheist extremism of the 20th century.” Immediately, the British Humanist Association got its back up, accusing the pope... [Read more...]

NOTED BRITS LECTURE POPE

More than 50 British notables have signed a letter in the Guardian newspaper criticizing the visit to the U.K. by Pope Benedict XVI. Responding is Catholic League president Bill Donohue: The pope is accused of (a) opposing condoms and thereby increasing the spread of AIDS (b) promoting segregated education (c) opposing abortion (d) opposing equal rights... [Read more...]

POPE VISIT ENRAGES REV. IAN PAISLEY

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the reaction of Rev. Ian Paisley to Pope Benedict XVI: When Pope John Paul II visited the U.K. in 1982, Rev. Ian Paisley heckled him and unfurled a banner reading, “The Beast is Coming.” Now the founding member and past Moderator of the Free Presbyterian Church of Ulster promises to attack... [Read more...]

PAPAL TRIP IGNITES HATE-MONGERS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the way European critics of the pope’s trip to the U.K. are behaving; the trip extends from September 16 to September 19: The Catholic League does not exist to fend off legitimate criticism of the Catholic Church. To be specific, any of the Church’s public policy positions are fair game... [Read more...]

SPINMEISTERS TOY WITH RELIGION

Catholic League president Bill Donohue notes several attempts to spin the truth about religion in today’s news reports: • ”The Holocaust is nothing but a superstition” opines another one of those Grand Ayatollahs from Iran, proving once again that education is no cure for evil. • The Grand Narcissist, Stephen Hawking, strains... [Read more...]

BURNING KORAN IS DEADLY WRONG

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on reports that a Florida pastor is planning to burn a copy of the Koran on 9/11: Minister Terry Jones wants to show his anger at radical Muslims by burning a copy of the Koran on September 11. He is wrong morally, and he is literally endangering innocent lives. The Koran is embraced by Muslims who are... [Read more...]

LOUIS C.K. CAN’T GIVE IT UP

Catholic League president Bill Donohue discusses last night’s episode of “Louie” on FX: When we got word that Louis C.K. was at it again, we had to watch last night’s show. It was painful. But was it anti-Catholic? Sure. That was the point of it. After all, the purpose of the episode was to convince elementary school kids that... [Read more...]

SELECTIVE OUTRAGE OVER WOMEN’S ORDINATION

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the growing number of media outlets and pundits who are criticizing the Catholic Church for refusing to ordain women: Every now and then the media go into a spasm about one or another Catholic teaching they object to, and their latest outrage is fixated on women’s ordination. They do not object... [Read more...]

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