images FORDHAM HOSTS QUEER EVENT

On Sept. 16, Fordham University will hold a conference on “Sexual Diversity in the Catholic Church.” It is the first of a four-part series; Union Theological Seminary, Yale Divinity School and Fairfield University will also host conferences on related issues. The next one, “Pro-Queer Life,” is at Union Theological on Oct. 1. Catholic... [Read more...]

Archbishop Chaput ARCHBISHOP CHAPUT ALREADY DRAWING FLAK

Below is a statement by Catholic League president Bill Donohue: The new Archbishop of Philadelphia, Charles Chaput, hasn’t been in office one week and already he is drawing flak from dissidents. On September 8, the day of Archbishop Chaput’s installation, Robert Hoatson was protesting the event outside the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.... [Read more...]

Enda_Kenny IRELAND LIES ABOUT THE HOLY SEE

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows: On July 20, Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny accused the Holy See of meddling in Irish affairs, citing the recently published Cloyne Report (an Irish government document on priestly sexual abuse in the Diocese of Cloyne) as evidence; he also said that attempts by the Holy See to “frustrate”... [Read more...]

Pope-Benedict-XVI CATHOLIC BASHERS TARGET THE POPE

SNAP, the Survivors Network for those Abused by Priests, assisted by the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), has petitioned the International Criminal Court (ICC) to prosecute Pope Benedict XVI for allegedly covering up “crimes against humanity of rape and other sexual violence committed around the world.” CCR attorney Pam Spees claims... [Read more...]

9-11-Cross 9/11 TRIBUTE TO AIR ON FOX NEWS CHANNEL

On Sunday, Catholic League president Bill Donohue will make a statement on the 9/11 tragedy that will air on the Fox News Channel. Two of the 30 second ads will run between 8:00 a.m. and noon (EST); the third will run during Fox News Sunday that evening. Below is Donohue’s tribute: The Catholic League salutes all those men and women who died... [Read more...]

LYING ABOUT PRIESTS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue notes recent lies about priests: It has been said that Fr. Mychal Judge, the first of the First Responders to die on 9/11, was gay. Not everyone agrees. No matter, even those who allege that Judge was gay say he kept his sexual orientation private, disclosing it to only a few friends. Fr. Brian Jordan, for instance,... [Read more...]

NYT SPINS 9/11 CLERGY GAG RULE

Catholic League president Bill Donohue discusses how the New York Times is covering NYC Mayor Bloomberg’s 9/11 clergy gag rule: It is no secret that the New York Times is the most secular major newspaper in the United States, nor is it a secret that Mayor Bloomberg is a thoroughgoing secularist, so it was hardly surprising that the Times would... [Read more...]

LEFT-WING PROTESTANTS JOIN 9/11 FRAY

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows: New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is receiving oblique cover from left-wing Protestant leaders for his 9/11 clergy gag rule. While the leaders nominally disagree with the mayor, they save their real salvos for those who have been critical of Bloomberg’s censorial act. Tim King, the... [Read more...]

100_2848 9/11 PRESS CONFERENCE

Catholic League president Bill Donohue will join New York City Council Member Fernando Cabrera and others on Thursday, September 8, on the steps of City Hall at noon. Participants will appeal to New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to reconsider his decision to ban the clergy from speaking at Sunday’s 9/11 memorial ceremonies. Donohue will... [Read more...]

BLOOMBERG’S “LIAISON” BACKS 9/11 GAG RULE

Catholic League president Bill Donohue looks at who is supporting New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s 9/11 gag rule: It is nearly impossible to find anyone who supports Mayor Bloomberg’s gag rule censoring the clergy and First Responders from speaking at the 9/11 ceremonies this Sunday. One exception is a woman who lost her husband... [Read more...]

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