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DE BLASIO FEARS “CHRISTIAN VIRUS”

By |2020-04-03T15:12:27+00:00April 3rd, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the growing tide of criticism directed at Rev. Franklin Graham's assistance to New Yorkers: Rev. Franklin Graham could have chosen to simply ask his people to pray for New Yorkers hit hard with coronavirus. But instead he recruited 72 doctors, nurses and other medical personnel from Samaritan's Purse, an [...]

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CARDINAL PELL TARGETED AGAIN

By |2020-04-02T18:13:44+00:00April 2nd, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on new charges against Cardinal George Pell: No Catholic figure has been more victimized by bogus charges of sexual abuse than Cardinal George Pell. Now two other accusers have come forward, and their stories don't pass the smell test any more than the others did. Pell is in prison awaiting [...]

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THE PLIGHT OF FALSELY ACCUSED PRIESTS

By |2020-04-01T15:07:01+00:00April 1st, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on priests who recently had accusations made against them dropped: In 1987, Raymond Donovan, former Secretary of Labor under President Ronald Reagan, was acquitted of charges that he conspired with the mafia for a business transaction. When he walked out of court a free man, he was asked by the [...]

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TRUMP WARNS OF DRUGS, DEPRESSION, SUICIDES

By |2020-03-30T18:01:57+00:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on remarks made by President Trump on the social effects of coronavirus: In his March 29 briefing on coronavirus, President Donald Trump alluded to the social consequences of not taking seriously the threat it poses. He mentioned the "massive" rates of drug use, depression, and suicide that might happen if [...]

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BLAMING CHRISTIANS FOR THE VIRUS IS PARANOID

By |2020-03-30T12:19:29+00:00March 27th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an article blaming Christians for the coronavirus: It is not unusual for authors of a new book to seize opportunities to plug their work. But the March 27 op-ed in the New York Times by Katherine Stewart breaks new ground. After inventing a bogey man—"Christian Nationalists"—she then blames them [...]

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ARE BANS ON CHURCH GATHERINGS KOSHER?

By |2020-03-30T12:19:19+00:00March 27th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the religious liberty issues involved in coronavirus restrictions: In Michigan, New York, and Ohio, churches are exempt from bans on large gatherings at this time due to the coronavirus. Indiana, Louisiana, and Virginia have decided to extend the ban to churches. This is definitely a state issue: the Trump [...]

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DOJ DEFENDS WOMEN AGAINST TRANSGENDER SCHEME

By |2020-03-30T12:19:05+00:00March 26th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the Trump administration weighing in on an important transgender case: Title IX is a federal law that bars discrimination on the basis of sex; it was written to protect the rights of women. Yet it has been hijacked by left-wing activists pushing transgender politics, one of the consequences of [...]

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ABORTION ACTIVISTS ENDANGER PUBLIC HEALTH

By |2020-03-26T12:53:51+00:00March 25th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on why pro-abortion activists are a threat to public health: Should abortions be considered elective surgery and therefore not be permitted during the coronavirus pandemic, or are they an essential healthcare issue that should be permitted? Predictably, in pro-life states like Ohio and Texas officials are saying abortions constitute elective [...]

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TERRENCE McNALLY DIES AT 81

By |2020-03-24T21:37:34+00:00March 24th, 2020|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the passing of Terrence McNally: Playwright Terrence McNally has died as a result of complications from coronavirus; he was 81. The four-time Tony award winner came to the attention of the Catholic League when his play, "Corpus Christi," was performed at the Manhattan Theatre Club. The play featured Christ [...]

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