usccb_edited-1 DATA PROVE NO SEX ABUSE CRISIS

Bill Donohue comments on the 2012 Annual Report by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops on the subject of sexual abuse: The survey, done by an institute at Georgetown University, shows how utterly absurd it is to maintain that the Catholic Church continues to have a problem with priestly sexual abuse. Of the nearly 40,000 priests in the... [Read more...]

logo-CMU COPS CHARGE CMU “NAKED POPE”

Bill Donohue comments on the Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) female art student who dressed as the pope in a street parade, appearing naked from the waist down; her pubic hair was shaved in the shape of a cross: The president of CMU, Jared Cohon, has released a statement explaining that campus police have filed misdemeanor charges against the offending... [Read more...]

david-bowie-new-album BOWIE’S “JESUS” VIDEO IS A MESS

Bill Donohue comments on David Bowie’s video that accompanies his song, “The Next Day”: David Bowie is back, but hopefully not for long. The switch-hitting, bisexual, senior citizen from London has resurfaced, this time playing a Jesus-like character who hangs out in a nightclub dump frequented by priests, cardinals and half-naked women. The video... [Read more...]

Obama and Biden TEAM OBAMA SENDS MESSAGE TO CATHOLICS

Bill Donohue comments on a White House meeting on gun control: Yesterday, Vice President Joe Biden implored about 20 religious leaders to press the moral issues behind gun control; it lasted two-and-a-half hours. There were representatives from all major U.S. religions, some liberal and some conservative. News stories only mentioned one Catholic at... [Read more...]

Sorry-we-are-closed-sign “TESTAMENT OF MARY” CLOSES

Bill Donohue comments on “The Testament of Mary,” which ended its Broadway run yesterday: The play, based on the book by Colm Toibin, opened on April 22 and was scheduled to run through June 16. But instead of lasting 12 weeks, it lasted only two. On the day it opened, I said, “it is not easy to see who is going to be drawn to this play.” The... [Read more...]

michael_fugee NEWARK PRIEST RESIGNS

Bill Donohue comments on the decision by Newark archdiocesan priest Father Michael Fugee to resign from ministry: Father Fugee now says he violated his agreement with the Newark Archdiocese and the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office; thus, his decision to step down. His dishonesty is appalling. Moreover, he has clearly impugned his character. As I... [Read more...]

John J. Myers ARCHBISHOP MYERS DESERVES SUPPORT

Bill Donohue comments as follows: Yesterday, we released a report, the “Star-Ledger’s War on Archbishop Myers,” that garnered a strong response, overwhelmingly positive. However, there are a few questions that some critics have raised that deserve an answer. I wrote the report in response to a contrived story emanating from a foe of the Catholic... [Read more...]

logo_1 CMU PREZ APOLOGIZES FOR “NAKED POPE”

Bill Donohue comments on the controversy at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) over a female student who dressed as the pope while appearing naked from the waist down; she shaved her pubic hair in the shape of a cross: CMU president Jared Cohon’s apology is sincere and much appreciated. A final resolution of this incident has not been made, so it is... [Read more...]

star-ledger-logo-300x203 ARCHBISHOP MYERS UNDER FIRE

Bill Donohue comments as follows: Left-wing Catholics, and ex-Catholics, tried in vain to get Bishop Robert Finn of Kansas City-St. Joseph to step down, and now they have their sights set on Newark Archbishop John Myers. Their goal is to bring down a bishop—any bishop. Leading the charge against Archbishop Myers is the Newark Star-Ledger, which on... [Read more...]

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