th HOLLYWOOD AND HITLER

Bill Donohue comments on an article in the Hollywood Reporter by Ben Urwand that is an excerpt from his forthcoming book, The Collaboration: Hollywood’s Pact with Hitler: Not only did the Hollywood studios obediently bow to Hitler’s masters by killing scenes deemed objectionable, they even hired Nazis at Paramount to work with them. The head of... [Read more...]

bilde CARDINAL GEORGE STANDS ON PRINCIPLE

Bill Donohue defends Francis Cardinal George: Everyone knows that the Catholic Church has a long and proud history of immigrant outreach. Everyone knows that the Catholic Church, like virtually every religion in the history of the world, believes marriage should be confined to one man and one woman. It should come as no surprise, then, that Catholics... [Read more...]

964856-pope-francis-inauguration-mass POPULIST POPE PROVES IRRESISTIBLE

In the wake of Pope Francis’ trip to Brazil, Bill Donohue comments on his irresistible appeal: Pope Francis is the perfect pontiff for our age, a truly populist pope. He is able to do something that few others have been able to do: he can espouse the traditional moral teachings of the Catholic Church—teachings that are profoundly countercultural—yet... [Read more...]

0723-Brazil-Pope-Francis-World-Youth-Day_full_600 POPE ON GAYS DRIVES MEDIA WILD

Bill Donohue comments on media reaction to remarks made by Pope Francis on homosexual priests: The pope speaks about materialism for one straight week in Brazil before millions of people, and his formal comments garner 74 news stories on Lexis-Nexis. He speaks off-the-cuff about homosexual priests before a handful of reporters on the airplane going... [Read more...]

images USA TODAY FLAGS LETTERMAN’S BIGOTRY

Bill Donohue comments on a poll taken today on the website of USA Today asking respondents to choose which video they liked best: the one where David Letterman compared all priests to molesters, or the one where Jay Leno said Pope Francis could be mistaken for Lady Gaga: Leno’s jab was inoffensive, but Letterman’s July 23 monologue (which I commented... [Read more...]

Db4My CATHOLIC HOMOSEXUAL CONFERENCE

Bill Donohue comments on the four-day Courage Conference which opens today in Mundelein, Illinois: The Catholic outreach program for homosexuals, Courage, has done magnificent work seeking to help homosexuals abide by the Church’s teachings on sexuality. Instead of being congratulated for its work, left-wing activists and militant gays have condemned... [Read more...]

oxymoron_image_v3 THE ATHEIST “CHAPLAINS” PLOY

Bill Donohue comments on demands to employ atheist “chaplains”: An amendment has been proposed to the 2014 National Defense Authorization Act to add atheist “chaplains” to the armed forces. The principal organization pushing this idea is the Military Association of Atheists and Freethinkers. The president of this entity, Jason Torpy, claims... [Read more...]

Letterman LETTERMAN LIBELS POPE AND PRIESTS

Bill Donohue comments on David Letterman’s opening monologue of July 23: Last night, Letterman mentioned Pope Francis’ appearance at World Youth Day in Brazil by saying, “And I’m telling you if there’s anything the kids can’t get enough of, it’s a 76-year-old virgin. Come on! World Youth Day. Or as the Vatican... [Read more...]

invisible-man-in-suit-and-tie VANISHING ATHEISTS

Bill Donohue comments on a study, “Christianity in its Global Context, 1970-2020,” published by the Center for the Study of Global Christianity at the Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary: Looks like the best days for agnostics and atheists are long past: in 1970, agnostics were 14.7 percent of the world’s population, and atheists were 4.5 percent;... [Read more...]

Profiling RACIAL AND RELIGIOUS PROFILING

Bill Donohue comments on two genres of profiling: “There is nothing more painful to me at this stage in my life than to walk down a street and hear footsteps and start thinking about robbery—then look around and see somebody white and feel relieved.” According to those who have slammed George Zimmerman for racial profiling, those words would qualify... [Read more...]

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