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PRESS CONFERENCE ON “JERRY SPRINGER: THE OPERA”

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an anti-Christian play that previews on January 23: On January 23, "Jerry Springer: The Opera," a New Group production, will preview at the Pershing Square Signature Center, an off-Broadway venue. That morning, at 9:30 a.m., I will hold a press conference at the National Press Club in Washington D.C., raising objections to the play and the source of funding for the New Group. Regarding the latter, the New [...]

HBO REFUSES TO SANCTION MAHER

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Bill Maher's Friday night show: HBO chief Richard Plepler refuses to sanction Bill Maher, even though he was deluged with a petition in November by outraged Catholics protesting [...]

January 22nd, 2018|

NYC MONUMENTS STAY, SAVE ONE

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a report that made recommendations on what to do about certain New York City monuments: The New York City commission empowered to assess the propriety of having controversial [...]

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CBS SHOW GIVES MUSLIMS A PASS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue addresses last night's episode of "Young Sheldon" on CBS: The January 11 episode of the CBS show, "Young Sheldon," mildly lambasted Buddhism, Judaism, Hinduism, Protestantism (Baptists), Zoroastrianism, the Church of [...]

January 12th, 2018|Tags: |
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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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THOSE “EVIL” IRISH NUNS

William A. Donohue When it comes to women, men have learned to be careful not to sound sexist or condescending. If they are perceived as such, they will be stigmatized. There is one exception: they [...]

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POLITICIZING THE CULTURE

William A Donohue Politics is everywhere, and it's getting out of control. We now have the likes of LeBron James and Serena Williams, two talented athletes, publicly taking up the cause of Black Lives Matter, [...]

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TRUMP WILL BE RELIGION-FRIENDLY

From The President's Desk William A. Donohue January/February 2017 Issue of Catalyst None of the three biggest vote getters in the primaries—Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and Bernie Sanders—are known for their deeply rooted religious convictions. [...]

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Calling Out Hollywood’s Phony #MeToo Crusade

Bill in the news: CNSNews.com: All the Hollywood gals, and many of the guys, are desperate to show how protective they are of women being exploited by men, but few of them mean it. If [...]

January 11th, 2018|

No, Catholicism Is Not Inclusive

Bill in the news: CNSNews.com: When the pastor of a rural Minnesota Catholic church learned that three male musicians each claimed to be married to a man, he dismissed them. When officials at a suburban [...]

January 10th, 2018|
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PELOSI SEEKS TO RESTORE HHS MANDATE

Rep. Nancy Pelosi spoke at the Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus on October 26 urging her colleagues [...]

“SPOTLIGHT” CREW GIVES WEINSTEIN A PASS

The following article written by Bill Donohue was recently published by CNSNews.com. "Spotlight" won an [...]

ATTACK ON BISHOP MORLINO IS SCURRILOUS

Catholics in the Diocese of Madison are very fortunate to have such a brilliant and [...]

LAURA INGRAHAM’S CATHOLICISM UNDER FIRE

It is hardly a secret that many on the Left are militant secularists who hate [...]

MEDIA LOWBALL KILLER’S ATHEISM

The media have had plenty of time to discuss Devin Kelley's atheism and the role [...]

PAUL RYAN’S LAME CRITICS

The secular left is more terrified of religion than it is STDs, and indeed it [...]

LAWRENCE O’DONNELL RIPS IRISH CATHOLICS

When a person makes a mean-spirited bigoted comment, he is not exculpated if he is [...]

NEW YORK TIMES’ FLAWED REPORT ON IRISH HOMES

In a recent New York Times piece, "The Lost Children of Tuam," about an Irish [...]

“CRUCIFIED SANTA” ARTIST EXPLOITS CHRISTMAS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a portrait of Santa crucified that was shown [...]

POLANSKI HONORED BY HIS OWN—AGAIN

Roman Polanski is a child rapist beloved by Hollywood and the entertainment industry worldwide. On [...]

NEW RELEASE OF DYLAN’S CHRISTIAN MUSIC

"Trouble No More—The Bootleg Series Vol. 13, 1979-1981," is now available. It contains eight CDs [...]

CHRISTIAN PERSECUTION SPIKES

All across the nation, students are learning about genocide committed in the twentieth century, yet [...]

NUNS GET TRASHED IN “NOVITIATE”

There is a reason why "Novitiate" opened in only two cities recently, New York and [...]

CELEBRATING THEIR FIRST WHITE HOUSE CHRISTMAS: OBAMA AND TRUMP

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on White House celebrations: There could not be a [...]

NEW YORK TIMES’ DUPLICITOUS SEX ABUSE POLICY

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the sexual abuse policy of the New York [...]

“WAR ON CHRISTMAS” DOES NOT LACK FOR EVIDENCE

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on various aspects of the "War on Christmas": The [...]

CARDINAL LAW R.I.P.

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the death of Cardinal Bernard Law: Cardinal Law [...]

Double Standard When It Comes to Sexual Harassment Reporting

Bill in the news: LifeZette: "The Ingraham Angle" on Monday night took the Globe to [...]

CRUCIFIED SANTA BACK IN NYC GALLERY

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a window display at the Central Park Fine [...]

Boston Globe refuses to name its own sexual abusers

Bill in the news: "The Ingraham Angle": video  The publication declines to name a reporter [...]

Catholic League: Boston Globe Refuses to Name Its Own Abusers

Bill in the news: CNSNews.com: The Boston Globe, which has turned stories about child sexual abuse [...]

BOSTON GLOBE REFUSES TO NAME ABUSERS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the Boston Globe's practice of keeping confidential the [...]

NEW YORK TIMES HIRES NEW FACT CHECKER

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on fact-checking at the New York Times: The New [...]

IS AUSTRALIAN REPORT INDICTING GAY PRIESTS?

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the findings of an Australian commission report on [...]

NEW YORK TIMES RULING CLASS CONTINUES

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the new publisher at the New York Times: [...]

Bill Donohue: Another Liberal Chef Predator Reportedly Exposed

Bill in the news: CNSNews.com: On election night 2012, New York City restaurant icon Ken [...]

Catholic League: ‘No Women Were Interviewed’ for ‘Top Spot’ at NYT — It’s an ‘Old-Boys Club’

Bill in the news: CNSNews.com: Commenting on the appointment of 37-year-old Arthur Gregg Sulzberger to [...]

Catholic watchdog group exposes Hollywood sex abusers who also bashed Catholicism

Catholic League in the news: LIFE SITE:  In the wake of the ongoing sexual abuse [...]

SCHUMER NAILS FEDERAL BUREAU OF PRISONS

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on efforts by New York Senator Chuck Schumer to [...]

ANOTHER LIBERAL CHEF PREDATOR EXPOSED

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Ken Friedman, a prominent New York City chef [...]

Special Reports

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 [...]

MEDIA GUIDE TO PHONY CATHOLIC GROUPS

To read how these 15 dissident organizations are falsely marketing themselves as truly Catholic entities, click here.

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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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PRESS CONFERENCE ON “JERRY SPRINGER: THE OPERA”

January 22nd, 2018|Comments Off on PRESS CONFERENCE ON “JERRY SPRINGER: THE OPERA”

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on an anti-Christian play that previews on January 23: On January 23, "Jerry Springer: The Opera," a New Group production, will preview at the [...]

HBO REFUSES TO SANCTION MAHER

January 22nd, 2018|Comments Off on HBO REFUSES TO SANCTION MAHER

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Bill Maher's Friday night show: HBO chief Richard Plepler refuses to sanction Bill Maher, even though he was deluged with a petition in [...]

POPE ACCUSES ALLEGED VICTIMS OF SLANDER

January 19th, 2018|Comments Off on POPE ACCUSES ALLEGED VICTIMS OF SLANDER

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on remarks made by Pope Francis in Chile: "The day someone brings me proof against Bishop Barros, then I will talk," Pope Francis told [...]

SOCIAL JUSTICE CATHOLICS AND THE MARCH FOR LIFE

January 19th, 2018|Comments Off on SOCIAL JUSTICE CATHOLICS AND THE MARCH FOR LIFE

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the March for Life and the social justice agenda: There is no annual demonstration that draws more Catholics than the March for Life. [...]


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