Markey SELECTIVE “VICTIMS” BILL RESURRECTED

Bill Donohue addresses New York State Assemblywoman Margaret Markey’s Child Victims Act: Over the past several years, Markey has introduced legislation addressing the sexual abuse of minors. One problem: her bills focus unfairly on private institutions, leaving public institutions virtually untouched. This year’s version of her bill offers no change;... [Read more...]

3d small people - survey INADEQUATE SURVEYS

Bill Donohue comments on four recent surveys of Catholics: The larger the sample size of any population, the more costly the survey, but the more accurate the findings. Catholics make up anywhere between 70 and 78 million Americans, but even a sample of 1,500 can yield relatively accurate results (the margin of error in such a survey would generally... [Read more...]

catholics NY TIMES SURVEY OF CATHOLICS

Bill Donohue comments on some of the findings from a survey of self-identified Catholics as reported in today’s New York Times: Whether someone who “attends Mass a few times a year or never” can be considered Catholic is debatable, but at any rate those responses make for interesting reading when compared to those who “attend Mass weekly.” The... [Read more...]

Books Maher HBO’S PLEPLER NEEDS TO MOVE ON MAHER

The March 1 episode of “Real Time with Bill Maher” is the subject of Bill Donohue’s remarks: Richard Plepler is the CEO of HBO, and my dealings with him in the past have been cordial and professional. But he has obviously allowed  Bill Maher to continue with his anti-Catholic rants with impunity. Here is a sample of what Maher said last Friday... [Read more...]

120207_elie-631 NY TIMES HOSTS ANOTHER DISSIDENT

Bill Donohue speaks to the latest New York Times hit on the Church: Counting both blogs and op-ed articles, today’s op-ed piece by Paul Elie is the 11th condemnatory article on the Catholic Church to have been published by the New York Times in the past 19 days. As with so many Catholic malcontents, Elie’s parochialism allows him to think that his... [Read more...]

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