Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Stanford University's decision to rename sites that honor Father Serra: Stanford University has decided to rename many places on campus that give tribute to Father Junipero Serra, the 18th century Spanish missionary who was canonized in 2015. A total of 21 missions were established by the missionaries, nine of [...]
Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on media coverage of Bishop Kevin Rhoades' exoneration: Every time there is a story about a priest accused of wrongdoing, it makes its way into the newspaper. If the accused is a bishop, it merits coverage by all the big media: print, digital, radio, and television. But when a bishop [...]
Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on last night's edition of Samantha Bee's TV show: Looks like our campaign against Samantha Bee's TBS show, "Full Frontal," is paying dividends. In the August 15 edition of her show (reruns were aired over the past few weeks), Bee ran 23 advertisements; on September 12, there were 19. We [...]
Several states have pledged to open a grand jury investigation of Catholic dioceses. Catholic League president Bill Donohue has written to all 50 state attorneys general, sending a copy to every state legislator in the nation. To read it, click here.
Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio violated the United States Constitution yesterday when he held political rallies in four Brooklyn churches. According to the New York Post, he went to the churches "to stump for Zellnor Myrie, who's running against state [...]
Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a new Rasmussen poll: Almost three in four Americans, 73%, think the Catholic Church has a serious problem with sexual predators among its clergy; most Catholics feel the same way. That is the central finding of a new Rasmussen survey. Also, only 15% think the media are overhyping the [...]
New York State Attorney General Barbara Underwood announced today that she will launch a statewide investigation of Catholic dioceses into allegations of the sexual abuse of minors. To read Catholic League president Bill Donohue's open letter to her, click here.
Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how CBS is dealing with its CEO, Les Moonves: Demands for the mass resignation of bishops are commonplace, but over at CBS the big question is how much money should they pay their alleged predator-in-chief, Les Moonves, on his way out the door. Moonves has been accused of sexually [...]
Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the reaction to Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh: Most critics of Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh are not anti-Catholic, but some are. We know this because both political parties have had their fair share of anti-Catholics—at every level of government—and they are not shy about flaunting their [...]
Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the reaction of the Catholic Church's foes to news reports of priestly sexual abuse: Scandal brings out the worst in some friends, as well as many foes. Some of those organizations associated with the "pro-Church" side are using news reports of clergy sexual abuse as a pretext to raise [...]