index DeGENERES LETS LANGE RIP NUNS

Bill Donohue comments on yesterday’s episode of “Ellen”: Jessica Lange is mostly known as King Kong’s girlfriend, though she has found a new life bashing nuns in the FX disaster, “American Horror Story: Asylum.” Joining with her yesterday was the ever sensitive Ellen DeGeneres, a woman who bravely stands up against gay bashing. But when... [Read more...]

tinseltown HOLLYWOOD BLASTED ON L.A. RADIO

Bill Donohue explains how the Catholic League is responding to the bigotry and censorship of Hollywood elites: On October 17, FX will air the first episode of the series, “American Horror Story: Asylum.” It depicts an evil Catholic home for the criminally insane where a promiscuous nun—in habit, of course—beats inmates; a Catholic doctor tortures... [Read more...]

420_hollywood_sign HOLLYWOOD’S BIGOTS AND CENSORS

Bill Donohue comments as follows: When we learned about a TV show this fall that offers an incredibly vicious portrayal of nuns and employees at a Catholic home for the criminally insane, I decided to write a full-page ad for placement in The Hollywood Reporter; the first episode is Oct. 17. The FX show, “American Horror Story: Asylum,” was the... [Read more...]

obama-hollywood PROTECTING MUSLIM “FEELINGS”

Bill Donohue comments on the reaction to Muslim mob behavior in the wake of an anti-Muslim film: It is hardly surprising to learn that many young Muslim men in the Middle East react like barbarians when insulted by a movie, but it is rather incredible to learn of the way the Obama administration initially reacted to the release of the anti-Muslim film. The... [Read more...]

Screen shot 2012-09-11 at 12.26.54 PM FX’S ATTACK ON NUNS

The second season of the FX show, “American Horror Story,” begins October 17; the subtitle of this season’s series is called “Asylum.” Commenting on what to expect is Bill Donohue: In my latest book, Why Catholicism Matters, I have a lengthy section on the contributions that nuns have made to the U.S. Their work with the dispossessed—the... [Read more...]

LOUIS C.K. CAN’T GIVE IT UP

Catholic League president Bill Donohue discusses last night’s episode of “Louie” on FX: When we got word that Louis C.K. was at it again, we had to watch last night’s show. It was painful. But was it anti-Catholic? Sure. That was the point of it. After all, the purpose of the episode was to convince elementary school kids that... [Read more...]

LOUIS C.K.: POPE RAPES BOYS

On last night’s Comedy Central program, “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,” comedian Louis C.K. concluded his interview by noting there were certain words that he could not utter on his new show on FX. After offering a few examples, he bleated out the following: “I was going to say that the pope f**** boys….” [The obscenity... [Read more...]

ANOTHER FOX SHOW BASHES CATHOLICISM

On last night’s episode of the FX network program, “The Shield,” a Catholic priest was portrayed as someone who allowed a gang to deal drugs under his watch, clipping off a share of the profits for himself. In another scene, an undercover police officer enters the confessional to confront the priest about the drug dealers, saying that the gang... [Read more...]

FX’S “RESCUE ME” RIPS CATHOLICISM

In last night’s episode of the FX drama “Rescue Me,” Denis Leary’s character had an exchange with a new firefighter about the Bible. He said the Bible is to Catholics what “The Godfather” is to the Mafia. Continuing, Leary blasted the Catholic Church for being corrupt, maintaining that the 12 years he spent in the Church was effectively... [Read more...]