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  • CHAMPIONS OF THE POOR SINK THE POOR IN NYC

    Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on why Amazon bolted from New York City: Amazon was ready to provide jobs for 25,000 to 40,000 New Yorkers, bringing in an estimated $27 billion in tax revenue over 25 years. It was asking for $3 billion in [...]

  • PHONY GEORGETOWN SLAVERY DEBATE

    Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Georgetown's latest debacle over slavery: The idea that Georgetown University should pay reparations for slavery has been kicking around for a few years on the Jesuit campus. In 1838, Georgetown sold 272 slaves to help pay off its [...]

  • CLOSURE FOR COVINGTON CATHOLIC

    Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the end to the Covington Catholic controversy: The innocent students at Covington Catholic High School have finally achieved closure. An investigative report, conducted by a private detective agency commissioned by the Diocese of Covington, has exonerated the students. [...]

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CHAMPIONS OF THE POOR SINK THE POOR IN NYC

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on why Amazon bolted from New York City: Amazon was ready to provide jobs for 25,000 to 40,000 New Yorkers, bringing in an estimated $27 billion in tax revenue [...]

February 15th, 2019|

PHONY GEORGETOWN SLAVERY DEBATE

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Georgetown's latest debacle over slavery: The idea that Georgetown University should pay reparations for slavery has been kicking around for a few years on the Jesuit campus. In [...]

February 15th, 2019|

CLOSURE FOR COVINGTON CATHOLIC

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the end to the Covington Catholic controversy: The innocent students at Covington Catholic High School have finally achieved closure. An investigative report, conducted by a private detective agency [...]

February 14th, 2019|Tags: |

MEDIA COVER FOR CORY BOOKER

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on media reaction to Sen. Cory Booker's questioning of a Trump judicial nominee: Sen. Cory Booker, like so many Democrats these days, has a problem with religion. But fortunately [...]

February 6th, 2019|Tags: |
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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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LYING BY THE NUMBERS

Whenever there is a serious social problem, the media turn to experts to diagnose it and provide data. As it turns out, many of these persons are not experts at all—they are activists seeking to [...]

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HAPPINESS ELUDES COLLEGE STUDENTS

William A. Donohue The most popular course at Yale these days—enrolling 1,200 students (they had to move the class to a huge building)—is called Psychology and the Good Life. It's not just Yale where courses [...]

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Oxford Union ‘no platforms’ Right-winger

Bill In The News (The Telegraph): The Oxford Union has been accused of “no platforming” the head of a prominent right-wing Catholic organisation. William Donohue, President of the Catholic League, an American civil rights group, [...]

January 13th, 2019|

Oxford Union ‘Disinvites’ Conservative Catholic

Bill In The News (Breitbart): The Oxford Union has disinvited William Donohue, President of the Catholic League, an American civil rights group, to speak at an upcoming debate. The debate, titled “This House Believes the [...]

January 13th, 2019|
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Special Reports

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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CHAMPIONS OF THE POOR SINK THE POOR IN NYC

February 15th, 2019|Comments Off on CHAMPIONS OF THE POOR SINK THE POOR IN NYC

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on why Amazon bolted from New York City: Amazon was ready to provide jobs for 25,000 to 40,000 New Yorkers, bringing in an estimated [...]

PHONY GEORGETOWN SLAVERY DEBATE

February 15th, 2019|Comments Off on PHONY GEORGETOWN SLAVERY DEBATE

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Georgetown's latest debacle over slavery: The idea that Georgetown University should pay reparations for slavery has been kicking around for a few years [...]

CLOSURE FOR COVINGTON CATHOLIC

February 14th, 2019|Comments Off on CLOSURE FOR COVINGTON CATHOLIC

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the end to the Covington Catholic controversy: The innocent students at Covington Catholic High School have finally achieved closure. An investigative report, conducted [...]

CUOMO CAN’T DEFEND HIS ABORTION LAW

February 13th, 2019|Comments Off on CUOMO CAN’T DEFEND HIS ABORTION LAW

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's abortion law: Exactly three weeks after New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed his abortion law, which allows non-physicians [...]

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