Catholic League president Bill Donohue announces today the league’s revamped website, www.catholicleague.org. Visitors to the new website will notice a fresh, modern look complete with pictures and graphics. We have answered the requests of many who would like to share Catholic League news releases and articles on their Facebook and Twitter pages.... [Read more...]NFL ASKED TO DROP MADONNA
The following letter was sent today in the overnight mail: October 11, 2011 Mr. Roger Goodell Commissioner National Football League 280 Park Avenue, 15th floor New York, New York 10017 Dear Mr. Goodell: Last week, I issued a news release on reports that the NFL was weighing a decision to invite Madonna to perform at the 2012 Super Bowl. As you can see... [Read more...]WHY DEMOCRATS REJECT MORMONS
Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the results of a Quinnipiac poll on the suitability of a Mormon for president: Is the nation ready for a Mormon president? Among Republicans, 68 percent say they are comfortable with the idea; this is slightly higher than the 64 percent of independents who say they are okay with such a choice; however,... [Read more...]KISSING IS A CRIME; GOING NAKED IS NOT
Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows: In San Francisco, the most controversial public issue at the moment is whether men—make that homosexual men—who parade around the city naked should be required to put a towel under their bottoms when they sit down on public benches or in restaurants (yes, these boys are legally allowed... [Read more...]OBAMA v. RELIGION
Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on a case that involves the “ministerial exception,” a provision that bars the government from making employment decisions regarding a church’s ministers. The position articulated by Leondra R. Kruger, who represented the Obama administration, was the subject of a revealing series of... [Read more...]MADONNA TO PERFORM AT SUPER BOWL?
Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on reports that the NFL may invite Madonna to perform during Super Bowl XLVI: The NFL would do well to drop any plans it may have about inviting Madonna to perform during the Super Bowl. Here’s why. In 2004, the NFL invited ‘N Sync’s JC Chasez to sing during the halftime of the Pro Bowl... [Read more...]BISHOPS START RELIGIOUS LIBERTY COMMITTEE
Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the decision by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) to establish a Religious Liberty Committee: The president of the USCCB, New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan, has announced the establishment of the Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Liberty; Bridgeport Bishop William Lori will chair... [Read more...]