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  • POPE PRAISES CARDINAL WUERL

    Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on remarks made by Pope Francis on the resignation of Cardinal Donald Wuerl: Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the Archbishop of Washington. Ever since a Pennsylvania grand jury report was released in August, Wuerl [...]

  • IS WASHINGTON STATE PRO-LIFE?

    Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on life and death policies in the state of Washington: On October 11, Washington State's Supreme Court unanimously declared that the death penalty was unconstitutional. It cited the "arbitrary and racially based" manner in which the death penalty was [...]

  • MEDIA OMIT POPE’S ABORTION REMARKS

    Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how the media covered Pope Francis' comments on abortion this week: On October 10, in his weekly address before the general audience at St. Peter's Square, Pope Francis spoke about the evil of abortion. Going off script, he [...]

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POPE PRAISES CARDINAL WUERL

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on remarks made by Pope Francis on the resignation of Cardinal Donald Wuerl: Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the Archbishop of Washington. Ever since [...]

October 12th, 2018|Tags: |

IS WASHINGTON STATE PRO-LIFE?

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on life and death policies in the state of Washington: On October 11, Washington State's Supreme Court unanimously declared that the death penalty was unconstitutional. It cited the "arbitrary [...]

October 11th, 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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POPE PRAISES CARDINAL WUERL

October 12th, 2018|Comments Off on POPE PRAISES CARDINAL WUERL

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on remarks made by Pope Francis on the resignation of Cardinal Donald Wuerl: Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Donald Wuerl, the [...]

IS WASHINGTON STATE PRO-LIFE?

October 11th, 2018|Comments Off on IS WASHINGTON STATE PRO-LIFE?

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on life and death policies in the state of Washington: On October 11, Washington State's Supreme Court unanimously declared that the death penalty was [...]

MEDIA OMIT POPE’S ABORTION REMARKS

October 11th, 2018|Comments Off on MEDIA OMIT POPE’S ABORTION REMARKS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how the media covered Pope Francis' comments on abortion this week: On October 10, in his weekly address before the general audience at [...]

RANK-AND-FILE CATHOLICS HOLD THE LINE

October 10th, 2018|Comments Off on RANK-AND-FILE CATHOLICS HOLD THE LINE

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a Pew report on Catholics released October 10: A report by the Pew Research Center, "7 Facts about American Catholics," restates data from [...]

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