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  • RELIGIOUS DISSIDENTS ATTACK RELIGIOUS LIBERTY

    Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on who is supporting the latest attack on religious liberty The Equality Act, as I recently stated, "is the most comprehensive assault on religious liberty, the right to life, and privacy rights ever packaged into one bill in the [...]

  • PRO-INFANTICIDE GOV. CALLED A MODERATE

    Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how the media are covering a supporter of infanticide: Infanticide is the deliberate killing of infants, either by active or passive measures. In Nazi Germany, they preferred the former; in this country, we prefer the latter. New York [...]

  • CALIFORNIA CONFESSIONAL BILL IS ABSURD

    Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a California bill that threatens religious liberty: Lawyers have attorney-client privileges, journalists are allowed to keep their sources confidential, and priests have "penitential communication" privileges. In all three cases, it has long been deemed necessary to afford these [...]

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CALIFORNIA CONFESSIONAL BILL IS ABSURD

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a California bill that threatens religious liberty: Lawyers have attorney-client privileges, journalists are allowed to keep their sources confidential, and priests have "penitential communication" privileges. In all three [...]

May 15th, 2019|Tags: |

NEW SEX ABUSE REFORMS WELCOMED

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on new sexual abuse reforms announced by the Vatican: After much delay, the Vatican has finally set forth reforms to combat clergy sexual abuse. Fortunately, they are comprehensive and [...]

May 10th, 2019|Tags: |

SETH MEYERS LIVES IN A BUBBLE

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Seth Meyers' latest attack on the Catholic Church: In his NBC-TV show last night, Seth Meyers told viewers that "Pope Francis has announced new rules designed to change [...]

May 10th, 2019|Tags: |
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THE PERILS OF SENTIMENTALISM

Bill Donohue To be sentimental about certain things in life is not only normal, it is admirable. But sentimentalism is different. One of the definitions found in The Free Dictionary defines it as "excessive indulgence [...]

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FIDELITY AND COURAGE NEEDED NOW

"Fidelity, fidelity, fidelity." That was Father Richard John Neuhaus' answer to the clergy sexual abuse crisis that exploded in 2002. It still is a great tonic, but it is incomplete: courage is also needed. Priests [...]

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MARX’S BLOODY LEGACY

William A. Donohue May 5th marked the 200th anniversary of the birth of Karl Marx. He is being celebrated by those who are horrified by Hitler, which makes their opposition to genocide phony. What Marx [...]

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Abortion always can be dangerous

Bill In The News (Northwest Florida Daily News): Very good letter,“Battling Infanticide,” from Charles Minter. Also, it is rarely, if ever, publicized that there are serious complications from abortions. Dr. W.Matt Zban, a well-respected emergency [...]

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REFUTACIÓN DEL INFORME DEL GRAN JURADO DE PENNSYLVANIA

Bill Donohue, Ph.D. Presidente Liga Católica para los Derechos Civiles y Religiosos 16 de agosto de 2018 A diferencia de la mayoría de los comentaristas y reporteros, he leído la mayor parte del informe del [...]

PENNSYLVANIA GRAND JURY REPORT DEBUNKED

Bill Donohue, Ph.D. President Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights August 16, 2018 Unlike most commentators and reporters, I have read most of the Pennsylvania grand jury report. The purpose of this statement is [...]

The Catholic Church and Sexual Abuse

To read Bill Donohue's analysis of the sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic Church that appeared in an international social science journal, click here.

NYS CHILD VICTIMS ACT IS FLAWED

Catholic League president Bill Donohue explains the flaws in the Child Victims Act, a measure included in this year's budget by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. It is being widely distributed to lawmakers, bishops, and [...]

PRESS CONFERENCE ON “JERRY SPRINGER: THE OPERA”

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an anti-Christian play that previews on January 23: On January 23, "Jerry Springer: The Opera," a New Group production, will preview at the Pershing Square Signature Center, an [...]

SEXUAL DEVIANTS AND ENABLERS – PARTS I & II

PART I MEN ACCUSED OF SEXUAL MISCONDUCT WHO HAVE A RECORD OF ANTI-CATHOLIC OFFENSES   ENTERTAINMENT:   Ben Affleck—After speaking out against Weinstein, the Oscar winner became the subject of his own sex assault narrative [...]

THE WAR AGAINST CARDINAL PELL

Bill Donohue, Ph.D. President Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights July 20, 2017 Meet the Accusers Cardinal George Pell's appearance before a Melbourne court on July 26 will be watched carefully all over the [...]

SNAP IMPLODES

Bill Donohue The Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) has been sued before, and while it has been hurt by those filings, the latest one suggests the end is near. It can't come [...]

DONOHUE’S ROLE IN FBI-WEINER PROBE

Bill Donohue comments on his role in the FBI probe of Anthony Weiner: Two months ago to the day, I asked for an investigation of Anthony Weiner on suspicion of sexually abusing his four-year-old child, [...]

MOTHER TERESA EARNED SAINTHOOD

Bill Donohue explains why Mother Teresa deserves sainthood: On September 4, Blessed Mother Teresa will forever be known as Saint Mother Teresa. I know of no one in my lifetime, save for Saint John Paul [...]

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Annual Reports

PREFACE

By any index, we had a very good year in 2015. That is largely due to our employees, and to our members who make it happen. We are fortunate to have a very competent staff. [...]

Executive Summary

The Catholic event of the year—at least for Americans—was also the Catholic League event of the year, namely, the pope's historic visit to Washington, D.C., New York City, and Philadelphia. Pope Francis electrified the nation, [...]

Activist Organizations

January In 2013, Rebecca Randles, an attorney who works with supreme Catholic-suing lawyer Jeffrey Anderson, sued Bill Donohue and the Catholic League for allegedly libeling a man who had made accusations against a priest in [...]

The Arts

March Grants Pass, OR – Jim Ingraham's picture was selected as the Caveman Camera Club's image of the month for March. Given the theme of "contradiction,'' Ingraham shot a photograph he titled "Bad Nun." The [...]

Charlie Hebdo Controversy

A week into the new year saw the horrible death of 12 people, most of whom worked at the Paris office of Charlie Hebdo; a police officer was among the dead. The weekly publication is [...]

Education

February 9 Yulee, FL – A student at Yulee High School ended the school's morning announcement with "God Bless America." This caused the American Humanist Association to contact the school and the Nassau County School [...]

Government

February 3 Gresham, OR – The Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries found Aaron and Melissa Klein, who run a bakery, guilty of discrimination for refusing to bake a wedding cake for a lesbian couple [...]

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RELIGIOUS DISSIDENTS ATTACK RELIGIOUS LIBERTY

May 16th, 2019|Comments Off on RELIGIOUS DISSIDENTS ATTACK RELIGIOUS LIBERTY

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on who is supporting the latest attack on religious liberty The Equality Act, as I recently stated, "is the most comprehensive assault on religious [...]

PRO-INFANTICIDE GOV. CALLED A MODERATE

May 15th, 2019|Comments Off on PRO-INFANTICIDE GOV. CALLED A MODERATE

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how the media are covering a supporter of infanticide: Infanticide is the deliberate killing of infants, either by active or passive measures. In [...]

CALIFORNIA CONFESSIONAL BILL IS ABSURD

May 15th, 2019|Comments Off on CALIFORNIA CONFESSIONAL BILL IS ABSURD

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a California bill that threatens religious liberty: Lawyers have attorney-client privileges, journalists are allowed to keep their sources confidential, and priests have "penitential [...]

BENEDICT HITS A NERVE; CRITICS GO BALLISTIC

May 14th, 2019|Comments Off on BENEDICT HITS A NERVE; CRITICS GO BALLISTIC

On April 11, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI released a 6,000-word essay on the origins of the clergy sexual abuse crisis. While many Catholics praised it—we certainly did—his familiar foes went [...]

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