Savile SAVILE’S SICK PAST HAUNTS BBC/NYT

This is the third installment of Bill Donohue’s report on the BBC sexual abuse scandal and its implications for the New York Times: Scotland Yard is hot on the trail of Jimmy Savile’s victims, and there appears to be no end to them. Not only are the top cops pursuing 340 inquiries, dating back to 1959, they are being assisted by 14 other police... [Read more...]

Sir Jimmy Savile THE MAN BEHIND BBC/NYT NIGHTMARE

This is the second installment of Bill Donohue’s report on the BBC sexual abuse scandal and its implications for the New York Times: When BBC icon Jimmy Savile died on October 29, 2011, he was mourned by the BBC faithful. Mark Thompson, the BBC’s general director and now president/CEO-elect of the New York Times Company, said he was “very sad”... [Read more...]

BBC:NYT BLACK CLOUD OVER INCOMING NEW YORK TIMES CEO

Bill Donohue comments as follows: Mark Thompson is slated to start next month as the new president and CEO of the New York Times Company. He comes in under a cloud of suspicion. Almost a year ago, a decision was made at the BBC to kill a “Newsnight” investigation into what is now becoming the most astonishing sexual abuse scandal in the history... [Read more...]

inequation-225x300 PHONY ATTACK ON RYAN’S CATHOLICITY

Bill Donohue comments on an op-ed article in today’s New York Times by Fordham theologian Michael Peppard: Pro-abortion Catholics have long sought to equal the playing field with pro-life Catholics by arguing that there really isn’t much of a difference between their side and the other. It never works. And it doesn’t work for Michael Peppard as... [Read more...]

tinseltown HOLLYWOOD BLASTED ON L.A. RADIO

Bill Donohue explains how the Catholic League is responding to the bigotry and censorship of Hollywood elites: On October 17, FX will air the first episode of the series, “American Horror Story: Asylum.” It depicts an evil Catholic home for the criminally insane where a promiscuous nun—in habit, of course—beats inmates; a Catholic doctor tortures... [Read more...]

Biden Speaks At White House Community Leaders Briefing On Seniors Issues BIDEN’S WEARY CATHOLICISM

Bill Donohue comments on Vice President Joe Biden’s remarks on Catholicism that were given at the end of yesterday’s debate: Vice President Joe Biden has been instructed by bishops not to present himself for Communion; he has been the subject of many reprimands; and he has been banned from speaking at Catholic institutions. Most of these sanctions... [Read more...]

kmhsSCSSwebbanner CATHOLIC SOCIAL SCIENTISTS TO MEET

On October 26 and 27, the Society of Catholic Social Scientists (SCSS) will meet at Kellenberg Memorial High School in Uniondale, Long Island. The 20th anniversary event will feature speakers from the Catholic clergy, religious, and laity, addressing a wide range of subjects. It is open to the public at a modest fee; pre-payment is required. See the... [Read more...]

Jenny POOR JENNY McCARTHY

Last night on “Access Hollywood,” Playboy Playmate Jenny McCarthy discussed her new book, Bad Habits; she is featured on the cover dressed as a nun. She recounted a story from 1995 when she was in Italy. She claims that a few “mafia” guys brought her to the pope’s apartment (he was allegedly out-of-town) where she tried on some of his clothes.... [Read more...]

atheist_nomads NO RELIGIOUS IDENTITY IS A BAD OMEN

Bill Donohue assesses the survey data on religious affiliation published today by the Pew Research Center: In the last five years, Americans who are unaffiliated with any religion have grown from approximately 15% to 20%, the largest single block of which are young people under 30 (one-third of young people fall into this category). But the atheists... [Read more...]

420_hollywood_sign HOLLYWOOD’S BIGOTS AND CENSORS

Bill Donohue comments as follows: When we learned about a TV show this fall that offers an incredibly vicious portrayal of nuns and employees at a Catholic home for the criminally insane, I decided to write a full-page ad for placement in The Hollywood Reporter; the first episode is Oct. 17. The FX show, “American Horror Story: Asylum,” was the... [Read more...]

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