Last night, Bill O’Reilly bemoaned, once again, what he says is the absence of a Christian response to anti-Christian bigotry. In his exchange with Rev. Robert Jeffress, he said, “There isn’t really a leader in the American Catholic Church…There is no Christian society like the Jewish Defamation League.” Here is Bill Donohue’s response: This... [Read more...]GAY MARRIAGE AND THE “ME DECADES”
Bill Donohue comments on yesterday’s U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments over Proposition 8 and same-sex marriage: Charles Cooper, the lawyer defending Proposition 8, urged the high court not to refocus “the definition of marriage away from the raising of children and to the emotional needs and desires of adults.” In doing so, he was simply restating... [Read more...]BILL MAHER’S UGLY HISTORY
Bill Donohue explains the next step in the Catholic League’s response to Bill Maher’s Catholic bashing: Having given up on HBO to do anything about Bill Maher’s bigotry, we are contacting the board of directors of Time Warner, the parent company of HBO. All will receive a report detailing Maher’s relentless assaults on priests, dating back to... [Read more...]MAHER SAYS POPE RUNS CHILD SEX RING
Bill Donohue comments on Bill Maher’s latest attack: The March 22nd episode of “Real Time” was one of Bill Maher’s most obscene assaults on Catholicism. He not only went on another rant against the Catholic Church, he stooped to a new low when he attacked Pope Francis. After labeling the pope a “virgin bachelor,” Maher opined, “What other... [Read more...]“STOMP ON JESUS” STUNT ELICITS APOLOGY
Bill Donohue comments on the “Stomp On Jesus” stunt orchestrated by Florida Atlantic University professor Deandre Poole: On Friday, I wrote to Dr. Poole asking why he didn’t invite his students to write the name “Obama” on a piece of paper—instead of “Jesus”—and then have them stomp on it. I also provided Poole’s e-mail address so... [Read more...]WHY NOT STOMP ON OBAMA?
The following letter by Bill Donohue was e-mailed to Florida Atlantic University professor Deandre Poole today: Dear Dr. Poole: The assignment you gave asking students to stomp on a piece of paper with the word “Jesus” on it was reportedly an exercise in the cultural meaning of symbols taken from the textbook, “Intercultural Communications: A... [Read more...]BISHOPS FIND HHS REVISIONS FLAWED
Bill Donohue comments on the latest statement by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) on the Health and Human Services (HHS) mandate: The March 20 statement by the USCCB (made by general counsel Anthony Picarello and associate general counsel Michael F. Moses) on the HHS revisions is the most definitive assessment to date. Though... [Read more...]CUOMO ENDANGERS MINORITY WOMEN
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is endangering the lives of poor African American and Hispanic women. While he does not intend to do so, this is the inescapable outcome of his radical abortion-without-limits proposal. Moreover, Cuomo wants to allow non-physicians to do abortions. History shows that when abortion standards are relaxed, the ones who... [Read more...]HHS MANDATE DISPUTE GOES UNREPORTED
Bill Donohue comments on media coverage of H.R. 940, the Health Care Conscience Rights Act: Two weeks have elapsed since a bill was introduced by Rep. Diane Black that challenges the Health and Human Services (HHS) mandate, and still no reporting on it by the mainstream media. The bill, which has the explicit support of the United States Conference... [Read more...]SPEAK OUT? OR SHUT UP?
Bill Donohue comments on how two bicoastal newspapers are reporting on Pope Francis and the so-called Dirty War: No sooner had Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio been elected Pope Francis when the Los Angeles Times started reporting on his alleged “timidity” in fighting Argentina’s dictatorship during the Dirty War, 1976 to 1983. The newspaper also... [Read more...]