Robert W. Wilson gave New York City Catholic schools $2.7 million in 2008, and has now given another $5.6 million. But it's not just his generosity that is so remarkable: Wilson is not Catholic. Indeed, he is an atheist. So why does he give? Because Catholic schools do a better job than "the union-controlled inner-city schools," [...]
Another example of our cultural implosion is the decision of New Haven high schools to offer diplomas without the phrase "in the year of our Lord." Bill Donohue offered this thoughts on the matter as follows: "The United States was founded by Christians, and approximately 80 percent of Americans remain Christian today. It only makes sense, [...]
Alex Wilhelm has a lengthy article posted on the Huffington Post [click here] today detailing all kinds of reasons why Bill Donohue needs to resign as president of the Catholic League. Donohue said no.
For the 5th consecutive year, a bill that would amend the statute of limitations for sexually abused minors has died in the New York State legislature. Unlike other years, this year's bill covered public institutions, as well as private ones like the Catholic Church. Predictably, it was met with strong opposition from the public school establishment. This [...]
It took courage for the pope to speak out against abortion and gay marriage in a Catholic nation that has lost its moorings. Having legalized the killing of the unborn three years ago, and now having said it is okay for two men to get married, Portugal, like much of Europe, is going down the wrong [...]
The Catholic League is happy to note that New York Assemblyman Richard Brodsky will not seek passage of a bill that would have presumed consent of organ donation. We joined Assemblyman Dov Hikind and several Jewish organizations in fighting this bill.
Last night's "South Park" episode ridiculed Comedy Central for censoring Trey Parker and Matt Stone: the writers panned the station for not allowing them to depict Muhammad the way they do other religious figures. Included in the episode was a character of Catholic League president Bill Donohue; he was previously featured in another show. But in [...]
America magazine blogger Michael Sean Winters warns his fellow Catholic liberals that they ought to think twice about advocating lay leadership in the Catholic Church. He writes that "liberals should be especially aware that if there were elections for lay leaders, it is more likely than not that Bill Donohue and George Weigel and Raymond Arroyo would [...]