JP-Morgan-006 JPMORGAN AND THE VATICAN BANK

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the decision by JPMorgan Chase to close the Vatican bank account because of alleged lack of transparency: JPMorgan Chase is an expert in secrecy. Last November, it was reported that the bank, one of the biggest traders of credit derivatives, told their shareholders that they had sold protection on more... [Read more...]

A. Markey SEXUAL ABUSE IN NYC SCHOOLS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows: Sexual abuse of students in the New York City schools is exploding, yet New York State Assemblywoman Margaret Markey turns a blind eye to it. She recently introduced legislation, as she does annually, that exclusively targets private schools for cases of abuse that occurred a long time ago.... [Read more...]

repressed memory SUPREME COURT AFFIRMS CHURCH-STATE LINES

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the decision by the U.S. Supreme Court not to accept a church-state case that involves the Archdiocese of St. Louis: A man claims he was abused by another man back in 1971 when he was a teenager. The alleged offender is dead, and the alleged victim never knew what supposedly happened to him until one... [Read more...]

ReligiousLiberty-Rotator BISHOPS DON’T BUDGE ON RELIGIOUS LIBERTY

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the statement [click here] just released by the Administrative Committee of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops: The statement, “United for Religious Freedom,” is the clearest exposition of contemporary Catholic thought on religious liberty in America. It leaves nothing on the table. It... [Read more...]

Bald eagle IF ONLY CATHOLICS WERE INDIANS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows: The Obama administration will not extend a religious exemption to Catholic non-profits who don’t want their insurance carrier to provide for abortion-inducing drugs, but it has decided to grant a religious exemption to an Indian tribe so they can kill bald eagles. The Northern Arapaho Tribe... [Read more...]

NY times NEW YORK TIMES BOWS TO MUSLIMS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows: On March 9, the New York Times ran a viciously anti-Catholic ad placed by the radical atheist group, Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF); to read it, and our rejoinder to it, click here. In response, anti-Islamist activist Pamela Geller decided to submit an ad to the Times that played off... [Read more...]

NY Times BISHOPS SHOULD ONLY HIRE TOUGH LAWYERS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue responds to today’s editorial in the New York Times on the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP): We now know from the deposition of SNAP director David Clohessy that he has been (a) lying to the media about his work (b) falsely advertising his group as a rape crisis center (c) working with unseemly... [Read more...]

WWII_Times_Square_kiss “WAR ON WOMEN” IS ALREADY OVER

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the “war on women” that has allegedly been taking place: In response to attempts by the Obama administration to jam its secular agenda down the throats of Catholics, the bishops have responded by standing up for the First Amendment rights of Catholics. Critics of the bishops retaliated by saying... [Read more...]

DavidClohessySNAP SNAP COMES UNDONE

On January 2, David Clohessy, the president of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP), was deposed in Missouri regarding his role in cases of priestly sexual abuse. The deposition was recently made available [click here]; Catholic League president Bill Donohue has written a report on it, SNAP UNRAVELS [to read it, click here]; it is... [Read more...]

Gaylor FRONTAL ASSAULT ON CATHOLICISM

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows: Never has there been a more vicious anti-Catholic advertisement in a prominent American newspaper than the one in today’s New York Times by Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF). The demonization of Catholicism is palpable. The pretext of the ad [click here] is the Catholic Church’s opposition... [Read more...]

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