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  • SUE-HAPPY GAYS TARGET CATHOLIC ENTITIES

    Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the latest attacks on Catholic organizations: We were told that once the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed marriage between two people of the same sex that it wouldn't create new problems for religious institutions. It was a lie. In [...]

  • DANA NESSEL OVERRIDES RELIGIOUS FREEDOM LAW

    Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel's attack on religious freedom: Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is keeping her campaign promise to put her radical agenda ahead of the best interests of children. In 2015, Michigan's legislature passed a law [...]

  • ASSESSING THE ABUSE REPORT ON ILLINOIS PRIESTS

    Catholic League president Bill Donohue assesses a report on alleged sexual abusers in the Illinois dioceses that was released on March 20: There are many news stories about the 395 priests in Illinois who have been named in a report on clergy sexual abuse, but [...]

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SUE-HAPPY GAYS TARGET CATHOLIC ENTITIES

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the latest attacks on Catholic organizations: We were told that once the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed marriage between two people of the same sex that it wouldn't create [...]

March 26th, 2019|

CRIMINALIZING PRONOUNS IN THE U.K.

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on criminalizing speech in the United Kingdom: A sexually confused teenage English boy, Jackie Green, now 25, decided when he was 15 to "transition" to a girl. Never mind [...]

March 20th, 2019|

SALUTE TO ST. PATRICK

Bill Donohue The heroics of St. Patrick are not appreciated as much as they should be. He is the first person in history to publicly condemn slavery, and one of the first leaders to champion [...]

March 15th, 2019|Tags: |

SOME CATHOLICS QUESTION THEIR STATUS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a recent survey of Catholics: A recent Gallup survey shows that news stories about clergy sexual abuse have Catholics questioning their affiliation with the Church. Before examining why, [...]

March 14th, 2019|Tags: |
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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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FIDELITY AND COURAGE NEEDED NOW

"Fidelity, fidelity, fidelity." That was Father Richard John Neuhaus' answer to the clergy sexual abuse crisis that exploded in 2002. It still is a great tonic, but it is incomplete: courage is also needed. Priests [...]

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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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Abortion always can be dangerous

Bill In The News (Northwest Florida Daily News): Very good letter,“Battling Infanticide,” from Charles Minter. Also, it is rarely, if ever, publicized that there are serious complications from abortions. Dr. W.Matt Zban, a well-respected emergency [...]

February 25th, 2019|

Oxford Union ‘no platforms’ Right-winger

Bill In The News (The Telegraph): The Oxford Union has been accused of “no platforming” the head of a prominent right-wing Catholic organisation. William Donohue, President of the Catholic League, an American civil rights group, [...]

January 13th, 2019|

Oxford Union ‘Disinvites’ Conservative Catholic

Bill In The News (Breitbart): The Oxford Union has disinvited William Donohue, President of the Catholic League, an American civil rights group, to speak at an upcoming debate. The debate, titled “This House Believes the [...]

January 13th, 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 [...]

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 [...]

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SUE-HAPPY GAYS TARGET CATHOLIC ENTITIES

March 26th, 2019|Comments Off on SUE-HAPPY GAYS TARGET CATHOLIC ENTITIES

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the latest attacks on Catholic organizations: We were told that once the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed marriage between two people of the same [...]

DANA NESSEL OVERRIDES RELIGIOUS FREEDOM LAW

March 25th, 2019|Comments Off on DANA NESSEL OVERRIDES RELIGIOUS FREEDOM LAW

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel's attack on religious freedom: Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is keeping her campaign promise to put her radical [...]

ASSESSING THE ABUSE REPORT ON ILLINOIS PRIESTS

March 22nd, 2019|Comments Off on ASSESSING THE ABUSE REPORT ON ILLINOIS PRIESTS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue assesses a report on alleged sexual abusers in the Illinois dioceses that was released on March 20: There are many news stories about the 395 [...]

KUDOS TO DISLOYALTY, ANTI-SEMITISM, AND OBSCENITY

March 22nd, 2019|Comments Off on KUDOS TO DISLOYALTY, ANTI-SEMITISM, AND OBSCENITY

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an editorial page column in today's New York Times: A good index of how sick our culture has become can be found in [...]

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