Father Groeschel FR. GROESCHEL UNDER FIRE

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on remarks made by Father Benedict Groeschel in the National Catholic Register regarding the sexual abuse of minors: A quarter century ago, Father Groeschel and seven other priests broke away from a religious community to found the Franciscan Friars of Renewal. His service to the Church over the past half-century... [Read more...]

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Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how the New York State Legislature is handling charges of sexual harassment against Brooklyn Assemblyman Vito Lopez: Assemblyman Lopez says he is innocent of physically abusing female aides. I have no way of telling. He is also charged with giving hush money. The real issue for the Catholic League is... [Read more...]

thumbnail.aspx ATHEIST AGAINST ATHEIST

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the battle between two national atheist organizations: A war has broken out between the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) and American Atheists. It’s over money. Both are appealing to the same small pool of angry nonbelievers, and there is only so much dough to go around. FFRF pulled the trigger. American... [Read more...]

thumbnail.aspx TRYING TO SILENCE BISHOP CORDILEONE

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the DUI arrest of Oakland Bishop Salvatore Cordileone, the archbishop-elect of San Francisco: Bishop Cordileone was stopped at a DUI checkpoint in San Diego last weekend; he was arrested after it was determined that his blood-alcohol level was above the legal limit. He has since apologized. This won’t... [Read more...]

10574946-standard DOLAN TO CLOSE DEM CONVENTION

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the news that Timothy Cardinal Dolan will give benediction at the Democratic National Convention (DNC): Over the past week, Cardinal Dolan has been hammered by liberals for accepting an invitation to give benediction at the Republican National Convention (RNC). Now that he will close both conventions,... [Read more...]

85971749SP002_Solemn_Vesper DOLAN REBUFFED BY DEMS

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b07f5c42858b83d217b12c5e61ac6305 ANOTHER SUSPECT ABUSE CASE

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows: Some guy filed a suit yesterday against the Archdiocese of Chicago claiming he was fondled by an Augustinian brother. But there is more than one reason to question his motives: the accused brother is dead; no complaints had ever been filed against him by anyone; he did not work in the Archdiocese;... [Read more...]

Ebeneezer Scrooge LIBERALS GIVE THE LEAST TO THE POOR

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a new study on charitable giving released today by the Chronicle of Philanthropy: Liberals are the least likely to help the poor. That’s the inescapable conclusion of this new study: states where people participate in religion at a high rate are also the most generous; conversely, the least generous... [Read more...]

NEW YORK CARDINAL TIMOTHY M. DOLAN AL SMITH DINNER SPARKS DEBATE

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the debate over this year’s Al Smith Dinner: It is customary, though not compulsory, for the New York Archbishop to invite the presidential candidates from the two major political parties to the annual Al Smith Dinner in New York City. This year both candidates will be there. Some are not happy with... [Read more...]

family-research-council-letter SHOOTING DEMONSTRATES TOXIC ENVIRONMENT

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on today’s shooting at the offices of the Family Research Council: First and foremost, our thoughts and prayers go out to those affected by the shooting at the Family Research Council. Early reports indicate that the motives of the shooter are cause for serious concern. One source told Fox News that... [Read more...]

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