phony petition PHONY PETITION v. BISHOP FINN

Bill Donohue comments on a petition drive against Bishop Robert Finn of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph: Approximately 100,000 persons have signed a petition demanding the resignation of Bishop Robert Finn. It’s a phony exercise. The petition is found on the website of change.org, home to mostly left-wing activists. Anyone can sign it—you... [Read more...]

picture ASSESSING BISHOP FINN’S GUILT

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a judge’s decision yesterday finding Kansas City-St. Joseph Bishop Robert Finn guilty in a case involving Father Shawn Ratigan: Let’s get rid of some myths. Bishop Finn was not found guilty of a felony: he was found guilty of one misdemeanor, and innocent of another. The case did not involve child... [Read more...]

Cover_grayscale_Final 2 2011 ANNUAL REPORT ON ANTI-CATHOLICISM

The Catholic League’s 2011 Annual Report on Anti-Catholicism is now available. It covers all the major issues that the Catholic League dealt with in 2011, along with many others that came to our attention. The report covers the following areas: activist organizations; the arts; business/workplace; education; government; and the media. There are... [Read more...]

KC STAR MORE LIES FROM KC STAR

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an editorial in today’s Kansas City Star: The editorial indicts the Catholic Church for allowing “child molesters” to “silence” their victims, and then speaks glowingly of Jon David Couzens for making “the wrenching decision to speak out.” It also says that... [Read more...]

censored KC STAR CENSORS CRITICS

As of 3:30 p.m. [ET] the following stories were listed on the homepage of the Kansas City Star as the most read and commented: Why Tim Tebow keeps smiling The altar boys’ secret: No longer alone Yost says he expects Royals to ‘play much better than .500′ next season KU will pay market value for next coach, but with incentives, less... [Read more...]

KC Star.com KC STAR’S ROGUE REPORTER

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows: Responsible newspapers never run stories about alleged wrongdoing unless they can be corroborated. The Kansas City Star not only runs them, it gave Judy Thomas a three-part series on alleged priestly sexual abuse that took place 30 years ago. Sunday’s first story begins with a statement... [Read more...]

KC STAR KC STAR CAMPAIGN HITS BARS, BARBER SHOPS, ETC.

Today, dozens of bars, barber shops and beauty parlors in the Kansas City, Missouri area are being sent copies of the Catholic League ad that the Kansas City Star refused to run on October 30. This is the twelfth and final segment of the Kansas City area to receive the ad that the Star would like to censor. Previously, we hit (1) every Catholic church,... [Read more...]

kansas-city-star-logo-175 KC STAR CAMPAIGN HITS CIVIC ASSOCIATIONS

Today, more than 80 civic associations in the Kansas City, Missouri area are being sent copies of the Catholic League ad that the Kansas City Star refused to run on October 30. This is the eleventh segment of the Kansas City area to receive the ad that the Star would like to censor. Previously, we hit (1) every Catholic church, as well as all the nuns,... [Read more...]

_ABM4067WEB KC STAR CAMPAIGN HITS LOCAL BUSINESSES

Today, all Chamber of Commerce officials and over 150 local businesses in the Kansas City, Missouri area are being sent copies of the Catholic League ad that the Kansas City Star refused to run on October 30. This is the tenth segment of the Kansas City area to receive the ad that the Star would like to censor. Previously, we hit (1) every Catholic... [Read more...]

KC STAR CAMPAIGN HITS GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS

Today, all government officials in the Kansas City, Missouri area are being sent copies of the Catholic League ad that the Kansas City Star refused to run on October 30. This is the ninth segment of the Kansas City area to receive the ad that the Star would like to censor. Previously, we hit (1) every Catholic church, as well as all the nuns, order... [Read more...]

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