MEDIA IGNORE CHILD SEX ABUSE

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows:   Tomorrow there will be a day-long symposium in Baltimore held by practitioners in the field of mental health who will make the case that society unfairly stigmatizes “Minor-Attracted Persons,” a.k.a. adults who are sexually attracted to kids. Run by a non-profit group, B4U-ACT,... [Read more...]

DAILY NEWS HYPES SEX ED STUDY

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an editorial in today’s Daily News on New York City’s new sex-education program:   The Daily News is so ecstatic about the new mandatory sex-education curriculum that it titles its editorial, “Go All the Way on Sex Ed.” It notes that the curriculum, “Reducing the Risk,”... [Read more...]

MORE INSANE SEX ED FOR NYC

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the news that New York City public schools will require all middle and high school students to take sex-education classes this fall:   We’ve had de facto sex-education in New York City for decades—that’s how long we’ve been shelling out condoms to students. And what has it gotten... [Read more...]

WORLD YOUTH DAY DRAWS CRITICS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on critics of World Youth Day: Next week, a crowd of roughly one million will gather in Madrid for World Youth Day. Pilgrims, mostly teenagers, will arrive on August 15 for one week; the pope will arrive on August 18 and close the proceedings on August 21. Against the backdrop of this overwhelming support—from... [Read more...]

TIME SMEARS ENTIRE CATHOLIC CHURCH

“Having Standard & Poor’s downgrade the creditworthiness of the U.S., and warn the country about further downgrades, is a little like having the Catholic Church lecture Scout leaders on the proper behavior toward boys.”    The above quote was the first sentence in an article published online today at the curiouscapitalist blog... [Read more...]

SNAP STANDS BY CHILD PORN BUDDY

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how the Survivors Network for those Abused by Priests (SNAP) stands by its friends who have been convicted on child pornography charges:   Dr. Steve Taylor is a psychiatrist who is sitting in a Louisiana jail awaiting transfer to a state prison. He pleaded guilty last April to 23 counts of attempted... [Read more...]

AIR FORCE ATTACKED BY RELIGIOUS FOES

The U.S. Air Force has suspended a class at Vandenberg Air Force Base after complaints that it violates church and state. Bill Donohue responded with this letter to Gen. Edward A. Rice, Jr., the Commander of Air Education and Training: I have a three-fold interest in writing to you about the decision to suspend the “Christian Just War Theory”... [Read more...]

ARCHBISHOP DOLAN LIBELED BY SNAP

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the reaction of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) to the news that an elderly New York priest was arrested for a sexual infraction: A 16-year-old girl started working in a Bronx parish last Saturday and now claims she was inappropriately touched by an 87-year-old priest. She... [Read more...]

OBAMA PLAYS CATCH-22 WITH RELIGIOUS GROUPS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue addresses the dilemma that the Obama administration has created for religious employers: Yesterday, the Obama administration mandated that all health insurance plans cover contraceptives and sterilization for women, though it made an exception for religious employers. But did it? Not really. To wit: a religious... [Read more...]

NEW YORK TIMES FANS DISSENT

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a news article in yesterday’s New York Times on the Catholic Church: A priest, Fr. Roy Bourgeois, decides to break with the Catholic Church’s teachings on ordination and “ordains” a woman in an illicit ceremony. He is given three years to recant, but he refuses, and is now... [Read more...]

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