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BBC, CATHOLIC CHURCH, AND SEXUAL ABUSE

By |2016-07-08T05:23:59+00:00March 30th, 2016|Categories: Special Reports|

Bill Donohue has written an in-depth analysis of sexual abuse at the BBC, and the BBC’s coverage of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church. He explains the similarities and dissimilarities, focusing on why the scandals occurred and how the top brass in each institution reacted. He concludes that while the BBC got off easy in a [...]

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When the Pope Tried to Kill Hitler

By |2017-03-20T17:47:27+00:00November 16th, 2015|Categories: Pope Pius XII and the Holocaust, Special Reports, The Church and the Holocaust, White Papers and Essays|

Church of Spies: The Pope’s Secret War Against Hitler by Mark Riebling Basic Books, New York, 2015 375 pages, $29.99. Ronald J. Rychlak Pope Pius XII and the Nazis: far too many writers have wandered into this fascinating subject without bringing anything new to the table. Many of the late pope’s critics have simply repeated information [...]

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SHINING THE LIGHT ON “SPOTLIGHT”

By |2017-03-20T17:47:28+00:00November 2nd, 2015|Categories: Special Reports|

Bill Donohue The movie "Spotlight" is bound to spark more conversation about the sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic Church. Unfortunately, much of what the American public knows about this issue is derived from the popular culture, something this film will only abet. Therefore, the time is ripe to revisit what the actual data on this [...]

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POPE FRANCIS QUOTES ON KEY ISSUES

By |2017-09-08T20:28:34+00:00September 14th, 2015|Categories: Special Reports|

Abortion "It is God who gives life. Let us respect and love human life, especially vulnerable life in a mother's womb." "A pregnant woman isn't carrying a toothbrush in her belly, or a tumor…We are in the presence of a human being." "The right to life is the first human right. Abortion is killing someone that [...]

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CATHOLIC LEAGUE SURVEY OF CATHOLICS

By |2017-03-20T17:47:38+00:00August 31st, 2015|Categories: Special Reports|

Bill Donohue Editor's note: Survey research is an area of study pioneered by sociologists. This explains why Bill Donohue made recommendations and crafted some of the questions. He has a Ph.D. in sociology from New York University. Introduction Over the summer, the Catholic League commissioned a survey of Catholics. It was undertaken in anticipation of the [...]

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Bill Maher’s History of Anti-Catholicism, 1998-2017

By |2017-11-20T19:39:12+00:00June 5th, 2015|Categories: Special Reports|

Bill Maher's History of Anti-Catholicism, 1998-2017 CATHOLIC LEAGUE
 For Religious and Civil Rights November 17, 2017, “Real Time with Bill Maher,” [HBO] Maher: Bill Maher proved once again what a coward he is. He had ample opportunity to discuss the pathologically sick acts of Louis C.K., but just like the week before, he never addressed him by [...]

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DISSIDENTS TARGET BISHOP DEWANE

By |2017-03-20T17:49:55+00:00September 25th, 2014|Categories: Special Reports|

Dissident lay Catholics in Southwest Florida, along with some priests, have declared war on Bishop Frank Dewane. He is the Bishop of Venice and is by all accounts a loyal son of the Church. Which is why they are out to get him. The pattern is a familiar one—we've seen it played out across the nation, [...]

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THE QUEST TO SCALP A BISHOP

By |2017-03-20T17:49:56+00:00September 18th, 2014|Categories: Catalyst, Special Reports|Tags: |

This is a special report which was originally published in the September 2014 issue of Catalyst.  The Catholic Church has many enemies these days, some of whom are ex-Catholics who left the Church a long time ago. They are joined by the disaffected, those who pretend (even convincing themselves) that they are Catholics in good standing. [...]

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