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  • EPISCOPAL BISHOP SHOULD BUTT OUT

    Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on remarks made by an Episcopal bishop from Olympia, Washington: We would not defend a Catholic bishop who publicly criticized a decision by a high-ranking cleric of another religion about matters that pertain only to the members of that [...]

  • BEHIND THE DIOCESE OF HARRISBURG BANKRUPTCY

    Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the decision of the Diocese of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania to declare bankruptcy: In 2018, Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro unethically released a grand jury report on Catholic priests and lay people who were accused of sexually abusing minors decades [...]

  • BEWARE LAY CLERICALISM

    Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a controversy that has embroiled a Catholic school in Washington state: Two teachers at Kennedy Catholic High School, located in the Seattle area, recently resigned, and although neither school authorities, the Archdiocese of Seattle nor the teachers are [...]

EPISCOPAL BISHOP SHOULD BUTT OUT

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on remarks made by an Episcopal bishop from Olympia, Washington: We would not defend a Catholic bishop who publicly criticized a decision by a high-ranking cleric of another religion [...]

February 21st, 2020|Tags: |

BEWARE LAY CLERICALISM

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a controversy that has embroiled a Catholic school in Washington state: Two teachers at Kennedy Catholic High School, located in the Seattle area, recently resigned, and although neither [...]

February 19th, 2020|Tags: |

THERE ARE ONLY TWO SEXES

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows: There is an op-ed in today's Wall Street Journal that deserves a huge audience, and that is why we have provided a link to it. Two biology [...]

February 14th, 2020|Tags: |

THE END OF PRO-LIFE DEMOCRATS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Democrats and abortion: When I taught in a Catholic elementary school in Spanish Harlem in the 1970s, I quoted to my African American and Puerto Rican students what [...]

February 10th, 2020|Tags: |

WHY ARE DEMOCRATS SO UNHAPPY?

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the results of recent surveys on happiness and life satisfaction: The Democrats are an unhappy people. This has nothing to do with their hatred of President Trump: it's [...]

February 6th, 2020|Tags: |

JOURNALISTIC MALPRACTICE

William A. Donohue In early October, within a period of 24 hours, two prominent secular media outlets, and one prominent religious media outlet, ran stories on the Catholic Church that were classic examples of journalistic [...]

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MISSOURI AG PLAYS POLITICS

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt has issued a 185-page report on sexual abuse in the Catholic Church committed by priests, deacons, seminarians, and nuns. The Attorney General's office reviewed more than 2,000 files on priests [...]

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HOW MUCH DO I OWE OPRAH?

Many Democrats running for president endorse reparations to African Americans because their ancestors were enslaved. Before we go any further, I want to know how much I owe Oprah. The idea of reparations for African [...]

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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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Biggest global threats to Christians identified

Bill In The News (One News Now): In the wake of Open Doors' release of the 2020 World Watch List revealing the 50 countries that are the worst persecutors of Christians, Catholic League president Bill Donohue and the Gatestone Institute both attribute [...]

January 31st, 2020|

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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 [...]

BBC, CATHOLIC CHURCH, AND SEXUAL ABUSE

Bill Donohue has written an in-depth analysis of sexual abuse at the BBC, and the BBC’s coverage of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church. He explains the similarities and dissimilarities, focusing on why the scandals [...]

When the Pope Tried to Kill Hitler

Church of Spies: The Pope’s Secret War Against Hitler by Mark Riebling Basic Books, New York, 2015 375 pages, $29.99. Ronald J. Rychlak Pope Pius XII and the Nazis: far too many writers have wandered [...]

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 [...]

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What Christian conservatives need to know about Mike Bloomberg

February 21st, 2020|Comments Off on What Christian conservatives need to know about Mike Bloomberg

Bill In The News (One News Now): It is ironic that former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg is presenting himself as the balanced alternative to extreme socialists like Senator [...]

EPISCOPAL BISHOP SHOULD BUTT OUT

February 21st, 2020|Comments Off on EPISCOPAL BISHOP SHOULD BUTT OUT

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on remarks made by an Episcopal bishop from Olympia, Washington: We would not defend a Catholic bishop who publicly criticized a decision by a [...]

BEHIND THE DIOCESE OF HARRISBURG BANKRUPTCY

February 20th, 2020|Comments Off on BEHIND THE DIOCESE OF HARRISBURG BANKRUPTCY

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the decision of the Diocese of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania to declare bankruptcy: In 2018, Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro unethically released a grand jury [...]

BEWARE LAY CLERICALISM

February 19th, 2020|Comments Off on BEWARE LAY CLERICALISM

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a controversy that has embroiled a Catholic school in Washington state: Two teachers at Kennedy Catholic High School, located in the Seattle area, [...]

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