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TIME TO ACT ON NOMINEE TO FEDERAL BENCH

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the status of a nominee to the federal bench: Over four months ago, President Trump nominated Wisconsin attorney Gordon Giampietro to a seat on the federal district court. It is being held up because Wisconsin Senator Tammy Baldwin has failed to turn in her blue slip on his nomination. Giampietro has unfairly come under fire for simply voicing the Catholic understanding of marriage and the family. I am [...]

ARE RELIGIOUS GAYS SUICIDAL?

Catholic League president Bill Donohue, who holds a Ph.D. in sociology, comments on an article on gays, religion, and suicide: Four researchers with Ph.D.s have published an article in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine [...]

April 25th, 2018|Tags: |

CHRISTOPHOBES ATTACK CHICK-FIL-A

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the latest example of Christophobia: It is the fastest growing phobia in the nation. Christophobia. To be sure, the fear of Christians is not overcoming America, but it [...]

April 18th, 2018|Tags: |

CARDINAL PELL’S ORDEAL CONTINUES

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the latest court proceedings against Cardinal George Pell: On April 17, Magistrate Belinda Wallington listened to the prosecutor and defense attorney make their final statements on allegations against [...]

April 17th, 2018|Tags: |

GAY MARRIAGE DEFENDERS GETTING CRAZY

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the intolerance that marks many gay marriage proponents: Until yesterday morning, historically speaking, virtually every person in the world believed that marriage was a union between people of [...]

April 13th, 2018|Tags: |
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LYING BY THE NUMBERS

Whenever there is a serious social problem, the media turn to experts to diagnose it and provide data. As it turns out, many of these persons are not experts at all—they are activists seeking to [...]

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HAPPINESS ELUDES COLLEGE STUDENTS

William A. Donohue The most popular course at Yale these days—enrolling 1,200 students (they had to move the class to a huge building)—is called Psychology and the Good Life. It's not just Yale where courses [...]

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NUDGING THE NEW YORK TIMES

William A. Donohue When the Catholic League objects to anti-Catholic art, we are routinely labeled censors by the artistic community, but when some of their liberal colleagues object to art that offends them—such as treating [...]

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MONUMENT MADNESS

William A. Donohue We live in strange times. Never before in American history have there been fewer victims of oppression, yet never before have more Americans laid claim to victim status. This is especially true [...]

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MAINSTREAMING MEANNESS

William A. Donohue Tony Alamo died on May 2nd. Stephen Colbert made headline news on May 3rd. Bill Maher made headline news on May 5th. Dan Savage was back in the news at the same [...]

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VETTING CATHERINE CORLESS

William A. Donohue To the media in Ireland and England, and to some outlets in the United States, Catherine Corless is an Irish hero, a brave woman who uncovered a "mass grave" outside a Mother [...]

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Christians wage war against Sweet Jesus

Bill In the News (New York Post): Sweet Jesus’ defense of itself has fueled more outrage. Catholic League President Bill Donohue last week ordered a boycott. “I would obviously encourage a boycott of the company,” [...]

March 31st, 2018|

GOP mum on Andrew McDonald nomination to Supreme Court chief

Bill In the News (Connecticut Post): On Friday, Bill Donohue, president of the Catholic League of Connecticut, charged McDonald with “anti-Catholic bigotry” — referring to when, as chairman of the Judiciary Committee, McDonald allowed legislation [...]

March 27th, 2018|

CNN’s ‘Pope’ Series Could Have Been So Much Better

Bill In the News (National Catholic Register): Bill Donohue, the feisty president of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, was critical of CNN's selection of Liam Neeson, a self-described former Catholic, to host [...]

March 27th, 2018|

Report: Europe’s Youth Abandoning Christianity

Bill in the news: CNSNews.com: Bill Donohue, president of the Catholic League, said that Pope Benedict saw all of this coming. "He saw the effects of multiculturalism as clearly as anyone, showing how a contempt [...]

March 23rd, 2018|
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THE FLAWS IN CNN’S EPISODE ON PIUS XII

University of Mississippi professor Ronald Rychlak, one of the world's foremost scholars of the Catholic [...]

CATHOLIC CHURCH ATTENDANCE DROPS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a new Gallup poll of Catholics: We knew [...]

STD RATES HIT RECORD HIGH

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the latest data on sexually transmitted diseases (STDs): [...]

PLANNED PARENTHOOD’S ABORTION FIXATION

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards: In her recently [...]

RELIGIOUS SCHOOLS IN NYS MERIT EQUAL TREATMENT

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on New York State's handling of private schools: Earlier [...]

Catholic Employers Win Lawsuit Against HHS Birth Control Mandate; Avoid $6.9 Million in Fines

Bill In the News (Christian Post): "Catholic employers who belong to the CBA are now [...]

BIAS PERVADES SOUTHERN POVERTY LAW CENTER

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on how bias affects decision making at the Southern [...]

NYPD sex crimes chief donated thousands to Trump after video scandal on grabbing women ‘by the p—y’

Bill In the News (Daily News): On Aug. 31, Bill Donohue of the Catholic League [...]

Christian groups boycott ‘satanic’ Sweet Jesus ice cream; only U.S. location is at BWI

Bill In the News (Baltimore Sun): It wasn't until Donohue was made aware of the [...]

EASTER SPARKED A RASH OF OFFENSES

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on some anti-Easter fare disseminated over the past few [...]

CHILD VICTIMS ACT FAILS AGAIN

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on New York's Child Victims Act: New York Governor [...]

Christians wage war against Sweet Jesus

Bill In the News (New York Post): Sweet Jesus’ defense of itself has fueled more [...]

NBC’S “JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR” IS FINE

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the NBC Easter Sunday broadcast of "Jesus Christ [...]

Obama HHS Abortion Mandate Suffers Massive Defeat, Can’t Force Catholic Employers to Fund Abortions

Bill In the News (LifeNews.com): Catholic League president Bill Donohue also commented on the pro-life [...]

OBAMA’S HHS MANDATE SUFFERS MAJOR DEFEAT

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a very important federal court ruling on religious [...]

CULT GURU BUSTED DURING HOLY WEEK

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the arrest of Keith Raniere: Holy Week is [...]

VICTORY IN CONNECTICUT—MCDONALD LOSES

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the Connecticut Senate vote on Justice Andrew McDonald: [...]

GOP mum on Andrew McDonald nomination to Supreme Court chief

Bill In the News (Connecticut Post): On Friday, Bill Donohue, president of the Catholic League [...]

CNN’s ‘Pope’ Series Could Have Been So Much Better

Bill In the News (National Catholic Register): Bill Donohue, the feisty president of the Catholic [...]

SATANIC ICE CREAM HITS USA

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the latest commercial assault on Christianity: When a [...]

WHAT GOV. CUOMO MEANS BY CHILD WELFARE

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo: Gov. Andrew Cuomo [...]

ABORTION IS NOT TORTURE—NOT HAVING ONE IS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an editorial in the New York Times on [...]

CONGRESS RESPONSIBLE FOR NEA FUNDING

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the Omnibus spending bill signed by President Trump: [...]

“SPRINGER OPERA” DRAWS FIRE; TRUMP ASKED TO ACT

On the day that "Jerry Springer: The Opera" debuted in New York, the Catholic League [...]

“Magdalene” Update

The Weinstein Company movie, "Mary Magdalene," will not open on Good Friday. It is being [...]

HAPPINESS ELUDES COLLEGE STUDENTS

William A. Donohue The most popular course at Yale these days—enrolling 1,200 students (they had [...]

PRESS CONFERENCE ON “SPRINGER OPERA”

From top to bottom: Bill Donohue, Ralph Reed, Deal Hudson and Brent Bozell.

DONOHUE’S LETTER RE: FUNDING HOST OF “SPRINGER OPERA” TO THE NEA CHAIRMAN

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DONOHUE’S LETTER TO CONGRESS REQUESTING PROBE INTO NEA

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Special Reports

NYS CHILD VICTIMS ACT IS FLAWED

Catholic League president Bill Donohue explains the flaws in the Child Victims Act, a measure included in this year's budget by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. It is being widely distributed to lawmakers, bishops, and [...]

SEXUAL DEVIANTS AND ENABLERS – PARTS I & II

PART I MEN ACCUSED OF SEXUAL MISCONDUCT WHO HAVE A RECORD OF ANTI-CATHOLIC OFFENSES   ENTERTAINMENT:   Ben Affleck—After speaking out against Weinstein, the Oscar winner became the subject of his own sex assault narrative [...]

THE WAR AGAINST CARDINAL PELL

Bill Donohue, Ph.D. President Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights July 20, 2017 Meet the Accusers Cardinal George Pell's appearance before a Melbourne court on July 26 will be watched carefully all over the [...]

SNAP IMPLODES

Bill Donohue The Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) has been sued before, and while it has been hurt by those filings, the latest one suggests the end is near. It can't come [...]

DONOHUE’S ROLE IN FBI-WEINER PROBE

Bill Donohue comments on his role in the FBI probe of Anthony Weiner: Two months ago to the day, I asked for an investigation of Anthony Weiner on suspicion of sexually abusing his four-year-old child, [...]

MOTHER TERESA EARNED SAINTHOOD

Bill Donohue explains why Mother Teresa deserves sainthood: On September 4, Blessed Mother Teresa will forever be known as Saint Mother Teresa. I know of no one in my lifetime, save for Saint John Paul [...]

BBC, CATHOLIC CHURCH, AND SEXUAL ABUSE

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 [...]

When the Pope Tried to Kill Hitler

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 [...]

SHINING THE LIGHT ON “SPOTLIGHT”

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 [...]

POPE FRANCIS QUOTES ON KEY ISSUES

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 [...]

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Annual Reports

CATHOLIC LEAGUE FOR RELIGIOUS AND CIVIL RIGHTS 2016 YEAR IN REVIEW

 Bill Donohue Twenty years ago, I wrote that "the most invidious form of anti-Catholicism is that which emanates from elite circles." I also noted that "there is also a brand of anti-Catholicism that comes from [...]

PREFACE

By any index, we had a very good year in 2015. That is largely due to our employees, and to our members who make it happen. We are fortunate to have a very competent staff. [...]

Executive Summary

The Catholic event of the year—at least for Americans—was also the Catholic League event of the year, namely, the pope's historic visit to Washington, D.C., New York City, and Philadelphia. Pope Francis electrified the nation, [...]

Activist Organizations

January In 2013, Rebecca Randles, an attorney who works with supreme Catholic-suing lawyer Jeffrey Anderson, sued Bill Donohue and the Catholic League for allegedly libeling a man who had made accusations against a priest in [...]

The Arts

March Grants Pass, OR – Jim Ingraham's picture was selected as the Caveman Camera Club's image of the month for March. Given the theme of "contradiction,'' Ingraham shot a photograph he titled "Bad Nun." The [...]

Charlie Hebdo Controversy

A week into the new year saw the horrible death of 12 people, most of whom worked at the Paris office of Charlie Hebdo; a police officer was among the dead. The weekly publication is [...]

Education

February 9 Yulee, FL – A student at Yulee High School ended the school's morning announcement with "God Bless America." This caused the American Humanist Association to contact the school and the Nassau County School [...]

Government

February 3 Gresham, OR – The Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries found Aaron and Melissa Klein, who run a bakery, guilty of discrimination for refusing to bake a wedding cake for a lesbian couple [...]

Media

October 2 Roseburg, OR – Here is what Chris Harper-Mercer said to his victims just before he killed them at Umpqua Community College: "Are you Christian?" After they stood up he said, "Good, because you're [...]

Papal Visit

The most historic Catholic event of the year was Pope Francis' visit to the United States. While it occasioned much goodwill, and overall very fair media coverage, there were some notable exceptions. A selection will be [...]

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TIME TO ACT ON NOMINEE TO FEDERAL BENCH

April 26th, 2018|Comments Off on TIME TO ACT ON NOMINEE TO FEDERAL BENCH

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the status of a nominee to the federal bench: Over four months ago, President Trump nominated Wisconsin attorney Gordon Giampietro to a seat [...]

ARE RELIGIOUS GAYS SUICIDAL?

April 25th, 2018|Comments Off on ARE RELIGIOUS GAYS SUICIDAL?

Catholic League president Bill Donohue, who holds a Ph.D. in sociology, comments on an article on gays, religion, and suicide: Four researchers with Ph.D.s have published an article in the [...]

CARDINAL PELL’S HEARINGS WERE AN EYE-OPENER

April 24th, 2018|Comments Off on CARDINAL PELL’S HEARINGS WERE AN EYE-OPENER

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on what happened at the recent judicial hearings of Cardinal George Pell: One week from today, Australian Magistrate Belinda Wallington will decide whether the [...]

RELIGIOUS LIBERTY AGAIN UNDER ATTACK IN CALIF.

April 24th, 2018|Comments Off on RELIGIOUS LIBERTY AGAIN UNDER ATTACK IN CALIF.

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the latest assault on religious freedom in California: California State Assembly lawmakers are at it again. No legislative session is complete, it seems, [...]

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