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  • MEASURE OF JUSTICE FOR CARDINAL PELL

    Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the latest news regarding Cardinal George Pell's ordeal: Australia's highest court has given Cardinal George Pell a measure of justice by agreeing to hear his appeal. Convicted in December of molesting two choirboys in the 1990s, his case [...]

  • USA TODAY TRACKS FORMER PRIESTS

    Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a lengthy story in USA Today about accused priests who are no longer in ministry: USA Today is on a tear against the Catholic Church. Last month it published a 3700-word-story on efforts by the bishops to fight [...]

  • GEORGETOWN’S PITIFUL CONFERENCE ON ABUSE

    Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a report released this week on a conference on clergy sexual abuse: On June 14-15, over 50 persons, most of whom were Catholic, assembled at Georgetown University for an event titled, "National Convening on Lay Leadership for a [...]

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MEASURE OF JUSTICE FOR CARDINAL PELL

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the latest news regarding Cardinal George Pell's ordeal: Australia's highest court has given Cardinal George Pell a measure of justice by agreeing to hear his appeal. Convicted in [...]

November 13th, 2019|

DEFINING RACISM DOWN

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the way racism has been politicized: Racism, true racism, is being devalued, and nothing contributes to its dumbing-down more than its promiscuous invocation. Being called a racist is [...]

November 6th, 2019|Tags: |

ATHEISTS WHO ARE HATERS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the work of the Freedom From Religion Foundation: When I studied at New York University for my undergraduate degree, no one had a greater influence on me than [...]

November 5th, 2019|Tags: |

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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“EWTN LIVE”

Bill Donohue discusses his new book, Common Sense Catholicism, with Fr. Mitch Pacwa on "EWTN Live."

September 20th, 2019|

“EWTN Bookmark”

Bill Donohue discusses his new book Common Sense Catholicism with Doug Keck on “EWTN Bookmark.”

September 3rd, 2019|

When Catholics Fight Back

Bill In The News (Crisis): SB 360, also known as Senate Bill 360, a proposal requiring priests in California to break the sacramental seal of confession, was placed on hold by its sponsor, State Senator Jerry [...]

August 16th, 2019|

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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 [...]

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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MEASURE OF JUSTICE FOR CARDINAL PELL

November 13th, 2019|Comments Off on MEASURE OF JUSTICE FOR CARDINAL PELL

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the latest news regarding Cardinal George Pell's ordeal: Australia's highest court has given Cardinal George Pell a measure of justice by agreeing to [...]

USA TODAY TRACKS FORMER PRIESTS

November 12th, 2019|Comments Off on USA TODAY TRACKS FORMER PRIESTS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a lengthy story in USA Today about accused priests who are no longer in ministry: USA Today is on a tear against the [...]

GEORGETOWN’S PITIFUL CONFERENCE ON ABUSE

November 8th, 2019|Comments Off on GEORGETOWN’S PITIFUL CONFERENCE ON ABUSE

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a report released this week on a conference on clergy sexual abuse: On June 14-15, over 50 persons, most of whom were Catholic, [...]

DEFINING RACISM DOWN

November 6th, 2019|Comments Off on DEFINING RACISM DOWN

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the way racism has been politicized: Racism, true racism, is being devalued, and nothing contributes to its dumbing-down more than its promiscuous invocation. [...]

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