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Bill Donohue

Catholic League Drops Out of NYC's St. Patrick's Day Parade Over Decision To Include Gay Group

Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 09.11.2014 | Religion

The Catholic League has backed out of the nation’s largest and oldest St. Patrick’s Day Parade, criticizing event organizers for letting an LGBT g...

Dispute Over Decency

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 09.11.2014 | Gay Voices
Richard J. Rosendall

Religious radicals are marketers of mistreatment, and it's time to call them on it. It is amazing what indecent things some people say and do in the name of decency.

Michelangelo Signorile

Catholic League Leader: Gays Must Keep Pants On If Marching In St. Pat's Day Parade

HuffingtonPost.com | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 09.04.2014 | Gay Voices

Responding to the decision by organizers of New York’s St. Patrick's Day Parade ending its ban and allowing for the first time an LGBT group to marc...

Homophobe Won't March In NYC Pride Parade, After All

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 03.26.2014 | Gay Voices

Anti-gay Catholic League president Bill Donohue will not be marching in this year's New York City Gay Pride Parade after all, despite the parade's org...

Why This Homophobic Catholic Leader Has Been Invited To March In NYC Pride Parade

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 03.20.2014 | Gay Voices

Almost no one wanted to march in this year's New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade. Not Mayor Bill de Blasio. Not City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-V...

Let the Catholic League's Bill Donohue March in the Gay Pride Parade!

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 05.20.2014 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

The very first thing we all need to do today is thank the LGBT Pride committee in New York City for letting Bill Donohue march in the parade. And the second thing we all need to do, later on in the day, is buy ourselves or someone else a cold Guinness.

Catholic Activist Makes Ridiculous Assertion About Marriage

CNN | Posted 02.27.2014 | Religion

Catholic League President Bill Donohue debates the merits of gay marriage with CNN's Chris Cuomo....

Bill Donohue Seeks Examples Of Gay People Being Discriminated Against

Posted 02.27.2014 | Religion

Catholic League President Bill Donohue exclaimed "we're being besieged," during an appearance on CNN with Chris Cuomo. The debate took place in the ...

Dan Savage's 'Kiddie-F*cking' Priest Rant Prompts Catholic Backlash

Posted 11.26.2013 | Gay Voices

Outspoken lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights advocate and author Dan Savage is no stranger to courting controversy, and his latest r...

The Significance of the Pope's Interview: Christianity Doesn't Compel Homophobia

Nathaniel Frank | Posted 11.23.2013 | Gay Voices
Nathaniel Frank

What's critical to realize -- lest we believe that Christian doctrine actually compels its adherents to condemn gay people -- is that anti-gay religious sentiment has always been a matter of tone and focus, so a change here is both the best we're likely to get and possibly all that's really needed.

Pope Francis Comes Out of the Closet: 'I Have Never Been a Right-Winger'

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 11.19.2013 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

In saying "I have never been a right-winger" in the same interview in which he's criticizing the church for being too "obsessed" with gay marriage and abortion, Francis is hitting at those Catholic leaders who use gay rights and abortion to wield political power, putting them on notice.

Military Gays Make Strange Bedfellows

Chris Rodda | Posted 09.23.2013 | Politics
Chris Rodda

As the old saying goes, politics makes strange bedfellows, and one of the big political issues currently making these strange bedfellows is the issue of gays in the military.

Who's Really Protecting Religious Freedom for Military Catholics, the Catholic League or MRFF?

Chris Rodda | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Since the repeal of DADT, the stakes in the battle over religious freedom for our men and women in uniform have become much higher, and as the stakes have gotten higher, the lies have gotten bigger.

Anti-Gay Catholic Leader: 'Everyone Knows' Marriage Not About Love

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 04.16.2013 | Religion

An outspoken and controversial Catholic leader claims that procreation, not love, is the reason why two people get married. In an interview on Curr...

Catholic Leader Claims Gay Dogs, Humans Get Special Treatment

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 02.01.2013 | Religion

After the story of a "gay" dog captivated the hearts of animal lovers everywhere this week, the outspoken leader of the conservative Catholic League i...

Catholic League: Obama Should Swear In On The 'Das Kapital'

Posted 01.11.2013 | Religion

Catholic League president Bill Donohue on Friday published a news release, in which he suggested that President Barack Obama should swear in on "Das K...

Polarization: The Problem And Possibility

Rabbi Ted Falcon | Posted 08.28.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Ted Falcon

During the many years that we three faith leaders have worked together, we have realized that simply choosing one side or the other in a polarized situation will never help.

Donohue: 'Obama Has Always Liked The Idea Of Two Men Getting Married'

Posted 05.11.2012 | Religion

Bill Donohue from The Catholic League faced-off with Chad Griffin of the Human Rights Campaign on CNN about President Obama's decision to support gay...

Catholic Group Condemns The Three Stooges, Hollywood For 'Trashing Christianity'

Posted 04.13.2012 | Religion

"The Three Stooges" opens around the country today (April 13th), but there is one group that has already deemed the film a stinker. The Catholic ...

How Progressive Democrats Remain Catholic

Julian Guthrie | Posted 10.12.2011 | Religion
Julian Guthrie

How can liberal politicians remain a part of an institution that labels homosexuality an "intrinsic disorder," refuses to ordain women as priests and calls abortion a "moral evil," even in the case of rape or incest?

Bill Donohue Gets on The Ledge

Matthew Chapman | Posted 09.12.2011 | Home
Matthew Chapman

If Bill Donahue traveled a little more he'd know there are many countries where attempts to censor criticism of religion -- as the Catholic League attempts to do -- are rightly considered archaic and repulsive.

Catholic Political Operatives Follow the Bishops

Barbara Coombs Lee | Posted 08.23.2011 | Politics
Barbara Coombs Lee

As I wrote last week, Compassion & Choices welcomes the affirmation by the United States Council of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) that religious objec...

Justices Sidestep Catholics' Case Against San Francisco

Posted 07.03.2011 | Religion

By Daniel Burke Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) The Supreme Court on Monday (May 2) declined to hear a Catholic group's appeal accusing San Fr...

Critics Wary Of New Smithsonian Review Policy

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Richard Yeakley Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) Critics who raised objections to a video at a Smithsonian exhibit that showed ants crawling...

Bill Donohue Wary Of New Smithsonian Review Policy

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Richard Yeakley Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) Critics who raised objections to a video at a Smithsonian exhibit that showed ants crawling...