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  • STANFORD RENAMES FATHER SERRA SITES

    Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Stanford University's decision to rename sites that honor Father Serra: Stanford University has decided to rename many places on campus that give tribute to Father Junipero Serra, the 18th century Spanish missionary who was canonized in 2015. A [...]

  • BIG MEDIA SILENT ON BISHOP RHOADES

    Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on media coverage of Bishop Kevin Rhoades' exoneration: Every time there is a story about a priest accused of wrongdoing, it makes its way into the newspaper. If the accused is a bishop, it merits coverage by all the [...]

  • BEE’S SHOW FEELS THE PINCH

    Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on last night's edition of Samantha Bee's TV show: Looks like our campaign against Samantha Bee's TBS show, "Full Frontal," is paying dividends. In the August 15 edition of her show (reruns were aired over the past few weeks), [...]

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BEE’S SHOW FEELS THE PINCH

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on last night's edition of Samantha Bee's TV show: Looks like our campaign against Samantha Bee's TBS show, "Full Frontal," is paying dividends. In the August 15 edition of [...]

September 13th, 2018|Tags: |

FOES BASH CATHOLIC CHURCH

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the reaction of the Catholic Church's foes to news reports of priestly sexual abuse: Scandal brings out the worst in some friends, as well as many foes. Some [...]

September 4th, 2018|Tags: |
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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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NUDGING THE NEW YORK TIMES

William A. Donohue When the Catholic League objects to anti-Catholic art, we are routinely labeled censors by the artistic community, but when some of their liberal colleagues object to art that offends them—such as treating [...]

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MONUMENT MADNESS

William A. Donohue We live in strange times. Never before in American history have there been fewer victims of oppression, yet never before have more Americans laid claim to victim status. This is especially true [...]

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Catholic League cries foul amid civil church investigation

Bill In The News (Staten Island Advance): The president of the Catholic League accused New York's attorney general of discrimination in a harshly-worded letter Thursday, questioning the fairness of subpoenaing only Catholics as part of [...]

September 7th, 2018|

Accused Priests: Innocent Until Proven Guilty

Bill In The News (The New American): William Donohue, a noted authority on clerical sexual abuse who leads the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, pointed out that "prior to 1985, it was the parents of the abused [...]

September 6th, 2018|
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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 [...]

Media

October 2 Roseburg, OR – Here is what Chris Harper-Mercer said to his victims just before he killed them at Umpqua Community College: "Are you Christian?" After they stood up he said, "Good, because you're [...]

Papal Visit

The most historic Catholic event of the year was Pope Francis' visit to the United States. While it occasioned much goodwill, and overall very fair media coverage, there were some notable exceptions. A selection will be [...]

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STANFORD RENAMES FATHER SERRA SITES

September 17th, 2018|Comments Off on STANFORD RENAMES FATHER SERRA SITES

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Stanford University's decision to rename sites that honor Father Serra: Stanford University has decided to rename many places on campus that give tribute [...]

BIG MEDIA SILENT ON BISHOP RHOADES

September 14th, 2018|Comments Off on BIG MEDIA SILENT ON BISHOP RHOADES

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on media coverage of Bishop Kevin Rhoades' exoneration: Every time there is a story about a priest accused of wrongdoing, it makes its way [...]

Fox News’ “The Story” with Martha McCallum

September 14th, 2018|Comments Off on Fox News’ “The Story” with Martha McCallum

To see Bill Donohue's interview on Fox News' "The Story" with Martha McCallum abuse scandal, click here.

Fox News’ “The Story” with Martha McCallum

September 14th, 2018|Comments Off on Fox News’ “The Story” with Martha McCallum

To see Bill Donohue's interview on Fox News' "The Story" with Martha McCallum abuse scandal, click here.

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