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VICTIMS’ LAWYERS LOVE TO SUE CATHOLIC CHURCH

By |2019-10-16T16:04:46+00:00October 8th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how law firms are reacting to changes in New York State law affecting the statute of limitations: The Catholic League has been fighting discriminatory state legislation for many years, particularly when it entails the suspension of the statute of limitations for crimes involving the sexual abuse of minors. Typically, [...]

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AP STUDY OF ACCUSED PRIESTS DESERVES AN “F”

By |2019-10-07T12:38:14+00:00October 4th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an Associated Press (AP) study of accused priests who are no longer in ministry: The AP study of former priests who were credibly accused of sexual misconduct reeks of duplicity, and worse. The nine-month investigation found nearly 1,700 "priests and other clergy members that the Roman Catholic Church considers [...]

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LOUSY PIECE OF JOURNALISM FROM CRUX

By |2019-10-07T12:38:09+00:00October 4th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue calls out the Catholic news media outlet Crux: Christopher White, a Crux correspondent, can't even spell my name right, but his more serious delinquencies entail what he wrote about me in a news story on the Amazon synod. He correctly says that I pointed out that the bishops have a dilemma [...]

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USA TODAY SLAMS CHURCH FOR DEFENDING ITSELF

By |2019-10-04T12:55:44+00:00October 3rd, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an article posted October 2 on the website of USA TODAY on priestly sexual abuse: Marisa Kwiatkowski is a young reporter for USA TODAY. Her colleague, John Kelly, is a middle-age reporter. For the sake of argument, let's say they are both much older, in their late sixties. Let's [...]

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AMAZON SYNOD FACES REAL DILEMMAS

By |2019-10-16T20:12:13+00:00October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the upcoming Amazon synod: The upcoming Amazon Synod of Bishops, October 6-27, has generated a lot of controversy, much of it dealing with the prospect of "married men of virtue" in the Amazon region being ordained as priests. That, and much more, is discussed in the synod's working document. [...]

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USA Today buries lede (here we go again) in big report on sexual-abuse ‘window’ laws

By |2019-10-04T14:08:21+00:00October 2nd, 2019|Categories: In the News|

Bill In The News (GetReligion): When it comes to criticizing the press, William Donohue is what he is. The president of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights has never used a flyswatter when a baseball bat will do. This time, Donohue has released a statement about a USA Today story that had already caught [...]

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Pope Francis and liberal bishops could decide on future Catholic priests

By |2019-10-02T18:04:39+00:00October 1st, 2019|Categories: In the News|

Bill In The News (KPRC Radio, Houston): Starting Sunday through October 26, Pope Francis and a handful of some of the most liberal U.S. bishops, are meeting in Rome about needs of the Amazon, like when Catholics need to be buried, married, baptized or even go to confession and receive communion. The Catholic League President Bill Donohue said [...]

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CARDINAL PELL AND BRETT KAVANAUGH; TWO DEFAMED CATHOLICS

By |2019-09-30T16:29:24+00:00September 30th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the defamation of two prominent Catholics: In some quarters, George Cardinal Pell and Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh are both seen as sexual predators, deserving of imprisonment and impeachment, respectively. The Catholic League stands behind both the Australian cleric and the American judge: they have been maliciously defamed and [...]

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MICHIGAN AG NESSEL SLAPPED DOWN BY JUDGE

By |2019-09-30T12:35:15+00:00September 27th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a federal court ruling in Michigan: A federal district court judge in Michigan has upheld the religious freedom of a Catholic foster care and adoption agency, while calling out the "religious targeting" engaged in by Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel. At issue is whether faith-based foster care and adoption [...]

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DUKE-UNC MIDDLE EAST COURSE UNDER FIRE

By |2019-09-27T12:31:52+00:00September 26th, 2019|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on why the Trump administration is on the offensive over a college course: Duke University and the University of North Carolina receive federal funding for a joint Middle East studies course. The Trump administration has threatened to withdraw the grant because the universities have violated the rules of the agreement. [...]

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