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  • SCORING BIDEN AND TRUMP ON RELIGION

    Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the recent spat over President Trump's criticism of Joe Biden's religious beliefs: On August 6, President Trump accused Joe Biden of being "against God." When I read this on August 7, I released the following tweet: "Trump has [...]

  • KAMALA HARRIS’ CATHOLIC PROBLEM

    Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the problem Sen. Kamala Harris will have with Catholics: Once Catholic voters learn more about Kamala Harris' positions on an array of moral issues, Joe Biden's vice presidential pick will have a hard time winning them over. To [...]

  • BLACK LIVES MATTER ENDANGERS BLACKS

    Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Black Lives Matter: One of the greatest threats to the health and safety of black Americans today is not the police. It is Black Lives Matter. The facts are incontrovertible. Crime is a serious problem in many black [...]

KAMALA HARRIS’ CATHOLIC PROBLEM

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the problem Sen. Kamala Harris will have with Catholics: Once Catholic voters learn more about Kamala Harris' positions on an array of moral issues, Joe Biden's vice presidential [...]

August 12th, 2020|Tags: |

MEDIA FAIL TO REPORT BIBLE BURNING

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Bible burning in Portland: On August 1, sometime after midnight, anarchists in Portland once again burned the American flag. But this time they did something different: they engaged [...]

August 4th, 2020|Tags: |

AOC ATTACKS FR. DAMIEN

Catholic League president Bill Donohue wrote the following letter to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) today: August 3, 2020 Hon. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez 229 Cannon HOB Washington, D.C. 20515 Dear Rep. Ocasio-Cortez: Without provocation, you recently exploded [...]

August 3rd, 2020|Tags: |

CYNICISM GROWING OVER COVID EDICTS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on why people are ignoring Covid-19 health warnings: Ideally, the public should follow the advice of public health experts in times of a pandemic. They should also listen to [...]

July 30th, 2020|Tags: |
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THE BANE OF SELF-RIGHTEOUSNESS

William A. Donohue "Confident of one's own righteousness, especially when smugly moralistic and intolerant of the opinions and behavior of others." That dictionary definition of self-righteousness aptly describes the way so many people have behaved [...]

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THE POWER OF PRAYER

William A. Donohue The coronavirus pandemic led to thousands of deaths, overrun mortuaries, untold suffering, burnt-out hospital staff, economic hardship, and psychological distress. It also gave millions a time to renew their faith, or come [...]

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ABORTION’S SATANIC TOUCH

Animals have no rights—they cannot be held morally responsible for their behavior—but they certainly deserve our respect. Indeed, those who abuse them should be punished: animal cruelty should never be tolerated. It should be axiomatic [...]

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THE REAL WHITE-BLACK DIVIDE

What separates whites and blacks the most these days is not race or class, it's religion. But don't expect to hear this from commentators or scholars. That's because most of them are well-educated white people, [...]

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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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Bill Donohue Calls Out Black Lives Matter

Bill In The News (Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, Philadelphia): Bill Donohue, President of the Catholic League, joins the Dom Giordano Program after making statements pointing out the detrimental effects of the Black Lives Matter organization [...]

August 11th, 2020|

COVID-19 edicts drawing increased cynicism

Bill In The News: (One News Now): Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights president Bill Donohue argues that political bias and wavering laws during the pandemic have warranted American citizens' cynicism about following COVID-19 recommendations [...]

August 4th, 2020|

In defense of Dolan, in praise of Trump

Bill In The News (One News Now): After anti-Trumpers condemned Cardinal Timothy Dolan for praising President Donald Trump for championing the faith of Americans like few presidents have, a Catholic leader has come to the [...]

May 14th, 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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Most Shared Posts

SCORING BIDEN AND TRUMP ON RELIGION

August 13th, 2020|Comments Off on SCORING BIDEN AND TRUMP ON RELIGION

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the recent spat over President Trump's criticism of Joe Biden's religious beliefs: On August 6, President Trump accused Joe Biden of being "against [...]

KAMALA HARRIS’ CATHOLIC PROBLEM

August 12th, 2020|Comments Off on KAMALA HARRIS’ CATHOLIC PROBLEM

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the problem Sen. Kamala Harris will have with Catholics: Once Catholic voters learn more about Kamala Harris' positions on an array of moral [...]

Bill Donohue Calls Out Black Lives Matter

August 11th, 2020|Comments Off on Bill Donohue Calls Out Black Lives Matter

Bill In The News (Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, Philadelphia): Bill Donohue, President of the Catholic League, joins the Dom Giordano Program after making statements pointing out the detrimental effects of [...]

Catholic League: BLM One of the ‘Greatest Threats’ to Black Americans

August 10th, 2020|Comments Off on Catholic League: BLM One of the ‘Greatest Threats’ to Black Americans

Bill In The News (Breitbart): Catholic League President Bill Donohue said Monday that Black Lives Matter (BLM) is “one of the greatest threats to the health and safety of black [...]

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