dirty15n-2-web[1] CRITICS OF THE POPE EMERGE

Bill Donohue comments on some of the issues that are gripping the  critics of Pope Francis: Pope Francis has captured the goodwill, indeed the love, of millions around the globe, and the response is hardly confined to Catholic circles. However, his critics are emerging, though none with any luck. Sex is always a good subject for Catholic haters. Their... [Read more...]

pope4_635x250_1363203218 CONGRATULATIONS, POPE FRANCIS

Bill Donohue comments on the new pope: The humbleness that Pope Francis exudes is inspiring, and his commitment to the least among us, starting with the unborn, is equally impressive. Moreover, his strong embrace of core moral principles, especially as they touch on sexual matters, adds to his appeal. When Catholics celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this... [Read more...]

Sister of Life in Australia with Cardinal Pell A NUN FOR POPE?

Bill Donohue comments on those who say they want a nun for pope: MSNBC contributors E.J. Dionne and Katrina vanden Heuvel say they want a nun to be named the next pope. No they don’t. They don’t want Mother Agnes Mary Donovan of the Sisters of Life. Nor do they want Mother Mary Assumpta Long of the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist.... [Read more...]

12389377-mmmain BAY STATE SCHOOL HOSTS BIGOTED PLAY

Bill Donohue comments on the performance of Paul Rudnick’s, “The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told,” March 15-17, at the Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter Public School in Northampton, Massachusetts: Scott Goldman, who runs this charter school, boasts that putting on Rudnick’s play proves how “intellectually rigorous” his community is.... [Read more...]

libel CARDINAL PELL SHOULD SUE FOR LIBEL

Bill Donohue comments on stories in Australian newspapers maintaining that Cardinal George Pell, Archbishop of Sydney, will not be named pope because of his tainted record of sexual abuse: No cardinal should ever have to endure the vicious mudslinging campaign being conducted by an embittered radical ex-priest, dishonest reporters, discredited victims’... [Read more...]

misleading.public.jpg.w180h188 QUINNIPIAC POLLSTERS MISLED THE PUBLIC

Bill Donohue comments on how the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute misled the public on a serious issue: On March 8, I issued a news release on the findings of a new Quinnipiac survey of Catholics. In particular, I took aim at a subject that was the source of much media interest, namely the finding that Catholics support same-sex marriage by a... [Read more...]

Mother Teresa CANADIAN ATHEISTS RIP MOTHER TERESA

Bill Donohue comments on an article published by Serge Larivée et al. in a Canadian journal, Studies in Religion, on Mother Teresa: This attack on Mother Teresa is a rehash of a book written by the late atheist, Christopher Hitchens, The Missionary Position. Indeed, no one is cited more in this piece than Hitchens. Not surprisingly, the lead author,... [Read more...]

Daily-Show-pizza STEWART GETS INTO THE GUTTER AGAIN

Bill Donohue comments on last night’s episode of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart”: Jon Stewart’s legacy is stained with anti-Catholic bigotry, a tradition he continued to uphold in last night’s episode of the “The Daily Show.” What started off with jabs against the cardinals and their chances of election began to devolve... [Read more...]

Screen shot 2013-03-08 at 9.57.17 AM QUINNIPIAC POLL ON GAY MARRIAGE

Bill Donohue comments on a poll by Quinnipiac University that was released yesterday: The media are ecstatic: Catholics are pro-gay marriage. Indeed, Peter A. Brown, the assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute, says, “Catholic voters are leading American voters toward support for same-sex marriage.” His conclusion is based... [Read more...]

Clohessy SNAP IS IN PANIC MODE

Bill Donohue comments on attempts by the Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests (SNAP) to smear papal candidates: David Clohessy, the head of SNAP, rails against the Catholic Church for not reporting suspected sexual abusers to the police, yet he has admitted that he himself failed to call the cops when he learned of a priest who molested a male... [Read more...]

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