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...]

NunsDrumming NEW YORK TIMES FINDS GOOD NUNS

Bill Donohue comments on an editorial in today’s New York Times: The editorial, “Speaking the Truth to the Vatican,” sounds so macho, especially coming from the unmanly New York Times. This time the editorial board is informing us that they have found some nuns they actually admire. Naturally, they are the dissident ones. Though the internal affairs... [Read more...]

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Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the DUI arrest of Oakland Bishop Salvatore Cordileone, the archbishop-elect of San Francisco: Bishop Cordileone was stopped at a DUI checkpoint in San Diego last weekend; he was arrested after it was determined that his blood-alcohol level was above the legal limit. He has since apologized. This won’t... [Read more...]

10574946-standard DOLAN TO CLOSE DEM CONVENTION

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the news that Timothy Cardinal Dolan will give benediction at the Democratic National Convention (DNC): Over the past week, Cardinal Dolan has been hammered by liberals for accepting an invitation to give benediction at the Republican National Convention (RNC). Now that he will close both conventions,... [Read more...]

NC Reporter BISHOPS ACCUSED OF “THOUGHT CONTROL”

The following comment against the Vatican and the bishops, made in response to concerns over the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, is taken from a May 8 editorial in the National Catholic Reporter: “This is the latest episode of episcopal flailing about in a search for enemies anywhere and everywhere to explain how so much has escaped their... [Read more...]

B. Robinson NATIONAL CATHOLIC REPORTER vs. CATHOLIC CHURCH

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an editorial featured on the website of the National Catholic Reporter (NCR): It’s been obvious for a long time, but now it is official: the National Catholic Reporter rejects the teachings of the Catholic Church on sexuality. In an editorial titled, “NCR Endorses Call for a New Sexual Ethic,”... [Read more...]

Cardinal Dolan CARDINAL DOLAN’S CHALLENGE

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the reaction to Cardinal Timothy Dolan’s letter of March 2 to the bishops: As the president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), Cardinal Timothy Dolan outlined last Friday his many concerns about the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) directive mandating that the... [Read more...]

P. Obama OPPOSITION TO HEALTHCARE MANDATE GROWS

The announcement on January 20 by Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius that religious non-profits will have to cover sterilization and contraceptive services, including some abortion-inducing drugs, is being met with growing rancor. Catholic League president Bill Donohue speaks to this issue today: Cardinal-designate Timothy Dolan,... [Read more...]

Archbishop John Nienstedt MINNESOTA CATHOLICS PUSH MARRIAGE AMENDMENT

Catholic League president Bill Donohue stands with Saint Paul and Minneapolis Archbishop John Nienstedt in his support for a state constitutional amendment on marriage: The reason why Minnesotans will vote next year on the issue of a constitutional amendment affirming marriage, traditionally understood, is due to attempts to reconfigure this ancient... [Read more...]

Catholics For A Free Choice ANTI-CATHOLICS BASH THE BISHOPS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a letter recently sent to Kathleen Sebelius, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, by Catholics for Choice and several other organizations: Catholics for Choice (formerly Catholics for a Free Choice) has teamed up with other anti-Catholics—many of whom have been excommunicated from the Catholic... [Read more...]

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