UNSEEMLY ATTACK ON ARCHBISHOP DOLAN

Catholic League president Bill Donohue defended New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan today:   Jeffrey Anderson, who has made a killing suing the Catholic Church, is angry there isn’t more money in the Milwaukee Archdiocese for him to milk. Now he is pointing his finger at the one Milwaukee archbishop who did more to render justice than any of his... [Read more...]

INVESTIGATE ESQUIRE

On the front page of the website of Esquire magazine, there is an article by its executive editor, Mark Warren, titled, “Investigate the Vatican” [click here]. Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on it today:   Mark Warren’s article gives new meaning to the word “rant,” for it is the most turgid declamation... [Read more...]

AIR FORCE ACADEMY FOES LOSE

Yesterday, a federal judge upheld the right of the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) to hold a prayer luncheon; it is scheduled for today. Addressing the decision is Catholic League president Bill Donohue:   On January 24, I wrote to Lt. Gen. Michael C. Gould, Superintendent of the USAFA, applauding him for standing by the decision to welcome... [Read more...]

JAY LENO’S PATHOLOGICAL CONDITION

On last night’s “Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” the host made the following joke about the new Confession application: “Well, the Catholic Church has come out with a new app for the iPhone. This is real. You can confess right on the phone. How perfect is that? You can now cheat and atone for your sins all on the same device. Perfect... [Read more...]

PLANNED PARENTHOOD IS ANTI-WOMEN

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Planned Parenthood’s response to charges that it is acting unethically:   Thanks to Lila Rose, the president of Live Action, the public is learning more and more about the deeply entrenched culture of corruption that permeates Planned Parenthood. The latest videotape of Planned Parenthood employees... [Read more...]

BOGUS CLAIMS ABOUT iPHONE CONFESSION APP

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how Internet sites have characterized last week’s announcement that a Confession application is now available for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users:  “Confession: A Roman Catholic App” was developed by Little iApps to prepare Catholics for Confession. Specifically, the application... [Read more...]

ALBERTO CUTIE CROSSES THE LINE

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an article by Alberto Cutie that appears today in the Huffington Post:   Alberto Cutie is known for breaking his priestly vows, quitting the Catholic Church, running off with his lover, and becoming an Episcopal priest. Since his public journey began in 2009, he has been parading himself on TV, most... [Read more...]

ARE CATHOLICS LIKE ISLAMISTS?

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an article in today’s New York Times about the events in Egypt:   The Catholic community and the Islamists have much in common, so says the New York Times: “As the Roman Catholic Church includes both those who practice leftist liberation theology and conservative anti-abortion advocates,... [Read more...]

CHRISTIAN AND SIKH STUDENTS’ RIGHTS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on two news stories that emerged this week on the religious rights of students:   Tomorrow, a fifth-grader in a Los Angeles public school will be allowed to sing a song at a talent show that mentions Jesus, but only because his mother acquired the services of the Alliance Defense Fund threatening a lawsuit:... [Read more...]

“THE RITE” EARNS RESPECT

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on movie reviews of “The Rite”:   Unfailingly, whenever there is a TV show or movie that touches on subjects like Transubstantiation—the transformation of bread and wine into the body and blood of Jesus—the Virgin birth, apparitions, the stigmata, even confession, it is the subject of ridicule... [Read more...]

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