Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Maureen Dowd’s column in today’s New York Times: “As though Bill Donohue didn’t have enough to be cranky about.” That’s how Maureen starts her article. She had some good fun, at my expense, as she ripped into my criticism of Nicki Minaj’s obscene and bigoted skit at the Grammys. Maureen... [Read more...]DO CATHOLICS OPPOSE THE OBAMA MANDATE?
Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows: Survey research was pioneered by Columbia University sociologists during World War II. By the time I was studying for my doctorate in sociology at New York University in the 1970s, the scientific nature of survey research had made great strides. But much depends on the methodology, as well... [Read more...]GEORGE WILL AND JAY CARNEY ARE BOTH WRONG
Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on remarks recently made by columnist George Will and White House Press Secretary Jay Carney: On Sunday, George Will said the following: “The Catholic bishops, it serves them right. They’re the ones who were really hot for ObamaCare, with few exceptions. But they were all in favor of this.” Yesterday,... [Read more...]IS NICKI MINAJ POSSESSED?
Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on what happened last night at the Grammys: Nicki Minaj, fresh off looking like a fool with Madonna at the Super Bowl, showed up last night on the red carpet at the Grammys with a guy dressed like the pope. This was just a prelude of what was to come. Minaj’s performance began on stage with a mock confessional... [Read more...]OBAMA’S PLOY ADDS INSULT TO INJURY
Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on President Obama’s revised healthcare plan as it affects Catholic institutions: President Obama’s latest ploy just adds insult to injury. If the insurance plan of a Catholic institution must cover services it deems immoral, then such a healthcare plan is offensive, plain and simple. The Catholic... [Read more...]BIRTH CONTROL IS NOT THE ISSUE
Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the way the media are casting the controversy over the Obama healthcare plan: In a name association game, when most people hear the words “birth control,” they think of the pill. Most Americans, including Catholics, treat the pill as something altogether different from abortion. So when pollsters... [Read more...]OBAMA SPOKESMEN ARE INSINCERE
Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how President Obama’s spokesmen are defending his healthcare plan mandating that Catholic institutions provide for services they deem immoral: David Axelrod of the Obama campaign said yesterday that “We certainly don’t want to abridge anyone’s religious freedom, so we’re going to look for... [Read more...]OBAMA PUSHED US TOO FAR
Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the Obama administration’s healthcare plan that effectively mandates that Catholic organizations provide coverage for abortion-inducing drugs, contraception and sterilization: The Obama administration has made three strategic errors: 1) this issue is first and foremost not about contraception—it... [Read more...]SEBELIUS DISRESPECTS CATHOLICISM
In an article titled “Our Rule Respects Religion,” Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius writes in today’s USA Today that “we specifically carved out from the [healthcare] policy religious organizations that primarily employ people of their own faith.” Catholic League president Bill Donohue responds as follows: Secretary... [Read more...]WILL MADONNA BEHAVE?
Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Madonna’s Super Bowl halftime show: On October 4, I issued a news release calling into question the propriety of having Madonna perform at the 2012 Super Bowl; she was rumored to be one of the artists under consideration. I advised against it, citing her anti-Catholic legacy. I also cited the decision... [Read more...]