Bill Donohue comments on Newsweek's cover story by Kurt Eichenwald, "The Bible: So Misunderstood It's a Sin": In 2005, Newsweek wondered whether anyone would "pull the plug" on Pope John Paul II; he was accused of "stubbornly" imposing his will on the faithful. In 2007, it lied about obscene anti-Catholic comments made by staffers for presidential [...]
To read Bill Donohue's latest Newsmax article, "De Blasio Suffers From Leadership Problems," about New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's first year in office, click here.
The following is a joint statement by Dr. William A. Donohue, President, Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights and Rabbi Aryeh Spero, President, Caucus For America (Rabbi Spero can be reached at 212-252-6861): We extend our heartfelt condolences to the grieving families of Officer Wenjian Liu and Officer Rafael Ramos, and express our continued support [...]
Bill Donohue comments on the normalization of relations between the United States and Cuba: President Obama made the right decision on Cuba. Kudos also to Pope Francis for working to break the stalemate between the United States and Cuba. While a lot of foolish things have been said by those on both sides of this issue, [...]
Bill Donohue comments on what an innocent priest had to endure: Fr. Ronald Domhoff is not known outside the Archdiocese of Louisville, but he should be known by every Catholic, and non-Catholic, in the nation. He is the latest priest to have his good name dragged through the mud by vicious accusers and their rapacious lawyers. [...]
Bill Donohue comments on the way secular activists are reacting to Christmas: It never ceases to amaze me how down-right scared some secularists are of Christmas. Here are a few recent examples. The University of Maine was forced to come to its senses only because it was too embarrassed to explain its hypersensitivity; it now allows [...]
In the finale of the HBO show, "The Newsroom," which aired Sunday night, there is an exchange between Will McAvoy, the anchor/news director (played by Jeff Daniels), and Charlie Skinner, the network president (played by Sam Waterston). The subject of discussion is Pope Benedict XVI. Skinner takes McAvoy to task for going soft on the pope [...]
Bill Donohue comments on the annual "War on Christmas": Who is winning the 2014 Christmas wars? Neither the pro-Christmas nor the anti-Christmas side can claim victory—so far it looks like a draw. When it comes to erecting a nativity scene on public property, the pro-Christmas side can claim victories in Grand Haven, Michigan; Cherokee County, Texas; [...]
Bill Donohue comments on a cross-shaped penis necklace made available for Christmas by designer Tom Ford: When we learned of this item, I said to the staff that I bet this guy Tom Ford is a homosexual. I was right. He even thinks he's married.
The Catholic League's annual nativity scene in New York City's Central Park was erected today in a spot just south of the Park: It is on 5th Avenue, between 58th and 59th Street, in front of the Plaza Hotel. Tourists are showing up in droves for pictures. We deliberately put it in this spot so that [...]