thumbnail-1.aspx OKAY TO MIX POLITICS AND RELIGION

Here is what Michelle Obama told members of the African Methodist Episcopal Church in Nashville, Tennessee yesterday: “And to anyone who says that church is no place to talk about these [political] issues, you tell them there is no better place—no better place. Because ultimately, these are not just political issues—they are moral issues.” Bill... [Read more...]

6a00d8341c630a53ef0120a91d0029970b-600wi OBAMACARE RULING AND CATHOLIC RIGHTS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding ObamaCare: The only way Catholic non-profits could have survived the encroachment of the federal government on their right not to buy insurance for services they deem immoral was if the entire ObamaCare legislation had been struck down. That did not happen. The... [Read more...]

Obama-Cross-1 OBAMA’S RELIGION PROBLEM

Bill Donohue comments on President Obama’s religion problem: The more people get to know the president, the more they disbelieve him when he says he’s a Christian. It does not exaggerate to say there’s never been anything like this in presidential politics. In March 2008, a Pew Research Center poll showed that 47 percent of the public said presidential-candidate... [Read more...]

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The jury in the trial of two Philadelphia Catholic priests has reached a verdict. Msgr. William Lynn was acquitted of conspiracy; on the two charges of child endangerment, he was acquitted on one of them, and found guilty on the other. The jury was deadlocked on two charges against Rev. James Brennan: one for attempted rape, and one for child endangerment. Catholic... [Read more...]

rickles1 VIACOM’S ETHICS

Bill Donohue comments on Viacom’s ethics: When Comedy Central flashed a picture of a naked woman with her legs spread and a nativity scene ornament in between—what Jon Stewart called “the vagina manger”—Viacom’s executives weren’t the slightest bit offended (Comedy Central is owned by Viacom). But these same people got ticked off recently... [Read more...]

csusb_logo_new CAL STATE’S IDEA OF FREE SPEECH

Bill Donohue comments on the “Annual Student Art Exhibition” at California State University, San Bernardino: This year Cal State, San Bernardino, is featuring the work of Humberto Reynoso, a student in desperate need of attention, as well as professional counseling. His ceramic figure, “Self Portrait,” depicts a man lying on his back with a... [Read more...]

image RABBI WASKOW’S CATHOLIC PROBLEM

Bill Donohue responds to news stories about a private e-mail exchange [click here] he had with Rabbi Arthur Waskow that has now been leaked to the press: It’s time to set the record straight about a feud between Rabbi Waskow and me. I wrote to Waskow following his screed condemning the bishops for standing up for the First Amendment rights of Catholics... [Read more...]

thumbnail.aspx IMPOSING THE GAY AGENDA

Bill Donohue comments on a class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of a lesbian employee of St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Westchester, New York; she is seeking medical coverage for her spouse: It is not the Catholic Church that is seeking to impose its agenda on others, it is homosexual activists who voluntarily join a Catholic institution and then... [Read more...]

Cardinal-Dolan-500 CARDINAL DOLAN’S E-BOOK IS A HIT

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Timothy Cardinal Dolan’s new e-book, True Freedom: On Protecting Human Dignity and Religious Liberty, published by Image: Any Catholic who won’t spend a whopping 99 cents to get this e-book needs to get his head checked. True Freedom is a quick, insightful read. More than that, it is a statement... [Read more...]

SS_Trading_Icon_George_Soros SOROS-FUNDED GROUP SET TO NAIL BISHOPS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows: June 21 marks the beginning of the “Fortnight for Freedom” events, the campaign for religious liberty being conducted by the nation’s bishops. Fair-minded persons may disagree with this effort, but there is something unseemly going on when those who work for a George Soros-funded group... [Read more...]

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