“PISS CHRIST” AUCTIONED BY SOTHEBY’S

By |2017-03-20T17:50:30-04:00May 13th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on Thursday's auction of "Piss Christ": On May 15, Sotheby's will auction the Andres Serrano masterpiece, "Piss Christ," at 9:30 a.m. The taxpayers were forced to fund this "art" in 1987 to the tune of $15,000; it was supported by the National Endowment for the Arts. "Piss Christ" is Serrano's primary contribution to [...]

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HARVARD PRESIDENT ADDRESSES “BLACK MASS”

By |2019-09-19T18:20:48-04:00May 12th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the response of the Harvard president to the Satanic staging of a "Black Mass" on campus tonight: After allowing a week to pass without a responsible rejoinder to the "Black Mass" on the Harvard campus, President Drew Faust issued a morally defensible letter today. She stated that students have freedom of speech, [...]

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THE POLITICS OF “JESUS’ WIFE”

By |2017-03-20T17:50:30-04:00May 12th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the politics of "Jesus' wife": In 2007, the media were agog over the claim by "Titanic" director James Cameron and TV-director Simcha Jacobovici that the Jesus family tomb had been found. Cameron declared that it had been determined "beyond any reasonable doubt" that the tomb of Jesus and his family had been [...]

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POPE TIES LIFE ISSUES TO JUSTICE

By |2017-03-20T17:50:30-04:00May 9th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on today's remarks by Pope Francis to U.N. officials, led by Secretary General Ban Ki-moon: The media are already gushing over the pope's call for a redistribution of wealth, but they are downplaying his remarks on abortion and euthanasia. And what he said about the economic responsibilities of wealthy nations is, quite frankly, [...]

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HAWAII GOV. WEIGHS SEX ABUSE BILL

By |2017-03-20T17:50:31-04:00May 8th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue wrote to Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie today urging him to veto S.B. 2687, a bill that would suspend the statute of limitations for cases involving the sexual abuse of minors. To read it, click here. Please contact the governor's office: click here

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LONG ISLAND, ALBANY AND NEW JERSEY PUBS CONTACTED

By |2017-03-20T17:50:31-04:00May 8th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the latest developments in the Catholic League's boycott of Guinness: We are contacting over 250 more Irish pubs across Long Island, New Jersey and in Albany to ask them to join our boycott of Guinness. In the upcoming weeks, we will continue to announce additional cities where the pub owners will be [...]

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HARVARD’S OFFENSE BY OMISSION

By |2017-03-20T17:50:31-04:00May 7th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on Harvard's response to the antics of a student club: When it was brought to our attention that the Harvard University Extension Cultural Studies Club was planning a campus event featuring a performance by the Satanic Temple, we sought to establish the connection that this student group has with the university. We were [...]

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PASADENA’S PR PROBLEM

By |2017-03-20T17:50:31-04:00May 7th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on some disturbing events in Pasadena, California: I visited Pasadena in the 1990s and found it to be a great city. Unfortunately, its reputation has been tarnished by a series of blunders, all made by public institutions. Filmmaker Dustin Lance Black contends he was invited to give this year's commencement address at Pasadena [...]

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U.N., ABORTION AND TORTURE

By |2017-03-20T17:50:31-04:00May 6th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue released the following remarks today: Yesterday in Geneva, the Catholic Church's opposition to abortion was branded "psychological torture" by a member of the U.N. Committee Against Torture. It would be instructive to know why this committee contends that those who are against abortion are guilty of promoting "psychological torture," but not those who like [...]

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PRAYER AT COUNCIL MEETINGS AFFIRMED

By |2017-03-20T17:50:31-04:00May 5th, 2014|Categories: Latest News Releases|Tags: |

Bill Donohue comments on the U.S. Supreme Court decision affirming the right of town council meetings to open their session with a prayer: The U.S. Supreme Court's 5-4 ruling quite properly considered, and rejected, a challenge to the customary prayers that are said at town council meetings across the nation. These prayers are ceremonial in nature, [...]

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