RedskinsLogoSM ROGER GOODELL AND THE REDSKINS

Bill Donohue comments on NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s alleged concerns over the Redskins name: When asked about the propriety of the Washington NFL team using the name Redskins, Roger Goodell said, “If one person is offended, we have to listen.” Baloney. Goodell didn’t listen to Catholics when we pressed him not to invite the pop star Madonna... [Read more...]

2popemeet2 POPE FRANCIS AT SIX MONTHS

Bill Donohue analyzes the way the print media reacted to Pope Benedict XVI and Pope Francis after their first six months as pontiff: We looked at the editorials in 15 of the nation’s largest newspapers to see what they said about the current pope, and his predecessor, after their first six months in office (Pope Francis will celebrate his first six... [Read more...]

60259-california-governor-jerry-brown-introduces-his-budget-propos-300x257 GOV. BROWN SET TO RULE ON SEX ABUSE BILL

On September 6, the California Senate passed SB 131, the bill that makes it easier for alleged victims of sexual abuse to sue if the molestation happened when they were a minor. But it does not apply to the public sector, just to institutions such as the Catholic Church. Bill Donohue wrote a letter today to California Governor Jerry Brown about the... [Read more...]

Church_State NYC CANDIDATES CROSS CHURCH-STATE LINES

Bill Donohue comments on candidates for office in New York City who took their campaign to area houses of worship yesterday; the primaries are tomorrow: Yesterday, New York City candidates took their campaigns into African-American churches all over the city. No one seems to care, but if the reverse were true—Catholics welcoming and endorsing politicians... [Read more...]

tumblr_mczc2nxfcp1qa42jro1_1280 SCOTT STRINGER’S SEXUAL CONNECTIONS

Bill Donohue comments on New York City Controller-candidate Scott Stringer’s sexual connections: We know Scott Stringer voted to retain the tax-exempt status of an organized band of child rapists (click here), and that he initially voted against Megan’s Law, a registry that tracks convicted sex offenders (click here). This got me thinking: Does... [Read more...]

iHsKUsEi_7Eg SCOTT STRINGER’S SEXUAL BAGGAGE

Bill Donohue comments on the latest revelations regarding New York City Controller-candidate Scott Stringer: The New York Post reports today that Scott Stringer initially voted against Megan’s Law, the registry that tracks convicted sex offenders once they leave prison; he later voted for it. He said his vote against the law was fear that sex offenders... [Read more...]

7437799082_226d5c3bb0_z OPEN LETTER TO SCOTT STRINGER

Below is the text of a letter that Catholic League president Bill Donohue wrote to Scott Stringer, the Manhattan Borough President and candidate for New York City Controller: Hon. Scott Stringer: The Daily News reports today that in 1996 you voted against withdrawing the tax-exempt status of Zymurgy, an organization affiliated with the North American... [Read more...]

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