Tag Archives: Catholic League

Blowhard Bill Donohue: The $26M Man

It turns out that the anti-gay Catholic League, whose leader Bill Donohue was once famously insulted as “one guy with a fax machine,” has assets of over $26M. And Donohue pays himself quite handsomely out of that hate jackpot. Via Catholics United: Controversial Catholic League president William Donohue – whose work has now gained the support of the president of …

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Quote Of The Day – Bill Donohue

“In a large survey of museum-going households released in April, it was found that they are significantly better educated and affluent than the U.S. population; they are also overwhelmingly white. The time has come, then, to stop funding the leisure of rich white people: all public monies for the arts should cease. Quite frankly, to make the working class pay …

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Catholic League Pressures Smithsonian Into Removing Exhibit By Gay Artist

The Catholic League, that one-guy-with-a-computer outfit headed by anti-gay nutjob Bill Donohue, has successfully pressured the Smithsonian into removing an AIDS-themed video exhibit by the late gay artist David Wojnarowicz. Because for eleven seconds, ants can be seen crawling on a crucifix. The Smithsonian acted after incoming GOP House Speaker John Boehner and incoming GOP House Majority Leader Eric Cantor …

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Catholic League Fires Back At Lincoln Tunnel Atheism Billboard

Days after the American Atheists posted their “You Know It’s A Myth” billboard at the New Jersey entrance to the Lincoln Tunnel, the Catholic League has erected an answering billboard at the other end. Bill Donohue, president of the Catholic League, a lay civil rights organization that receives no church financing, said that an anonymous donor in Manhattan came up …

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Catholic League Nutter Bill Donohue: Atheists Should Apologize For Adolf Hitler

“The pope cited Hitler today, asking everyone to ‘reflect on the sobering lessons of atheist extremism of the 20th century.’ Immediately, the British Humanist Association got its back up, accusing the pope of ‘a terrible libel against those who do not believe in God.’ The pope did not go far enough. Radical atheists like the British Humanist Association should apologize …

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Empire State Building Says No To Special Lights To Honor Mother Teresa

Officials at the Empire State Building have turned down a request to light the building in honor of Mother Teresa. And Bill Donohue of the Catholic League is ever so pissed. New York City’s Empire State Building said ”yes” to Mariah Carey, dog shows, cancer charities — and even the 60th anniversary of communist China. But the landmark skyscraper’s owners …

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Bill Donohue: End The Gay Cover-Up

Responding to criticism over his recent declaration that the Catholic Church “doesn’t have a pedophile problem, it has a gay problem,” Catholic League president Bill Donohue digs deeper. “AP stories say the reason why there were so many male victims is because the priests did not have access to girls as altar servers. Nonsense. There have been girl altar servers …

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The Right’s Newest Martyr

As expected, the wingnutosphere is rallying around fired Maine reporter Larry Grard, who was dismissed from the Morning Sentinel after 19 years following his “in your face” email to the Human Rights Campaign on the morning after the vote to repeal same-sex marriage. Catholic League: As a Catholic, Grard has a right to hold, express and defend the teachings of …

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PhoboQuotable – Bill Donohue

“A new homosexual website, ChurchOuting.org, is intent on publicly disclosing who the gay priests are in the Archdiocese of Washington. The goal of this outing is to intimidate gay priests, as well as heterosexual priests who may be “romantically involved,” into voicing objections to the Catholic Church’s opposition to gay marriage. “This initiative is the work of Phil Attey, self-described …

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Catholic League President Bill Donohue: Church Doesn’t Have Pedophile Problem, It’s A Homosexual Problem

Parroting the recent words of Pope Palpatine, Catholic League president Bill Donohue says the Church doesn’t have a problem with pedophiles, it has a problem with homosexuals. Yeeeeeah. He also rails against gay adoption, calling it “against God.” According to Donohue, “sexual libertines” want to destroy the Catholic Church. (Tipped by JMG reader Diane)

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Gay SF Supervisor Bevan Dufty Introduces Resolution Condemning Church Vandalism

Yesterday openly gay San Francisco Supervisor Bevan Dufty introduced a resolution that condemns the vandalism of the Most Holy Redeemer Church. WHEREAS, Most Holy Redeemer Church, a Catholic community established in 1900 and located within the heart of San Francisco’s Castro District, is widely known as a Gay-friendly parish; and WHEREAS, For over 20 years the community of Most Holy …

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Catholic League On Church Defacing

The Catholic League (famously dissed by Kathy Griffin as “one guy with a computer”) has issued a reaction to yesterday’s defacing of a Catholic church in the Castro. Part of the blame for the latest attack goes to San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom and the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. Both Newsom and the Board have shown nothing but contempt …

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Catholic League Defends Sarah Palin’s Church: Witches Are REAL, People!

The Catholic League’s Vice President of Spooky Things, Bill Donahue, rushed out a press release yesterday to defend Sarah Palin’s church after a 2005 video surfaced showing a minister performing an anti-witchcraft incantation over her bowed head. “Witchcraft is a sad reality in many parts of Africa, resulting in scores of deaths in Kenya over the past two decades. Bishop …

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