Bill Donohue is President and CEO of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights, the nation's largest Catholic civil rights organization. He was awarded his Ph.D. in sociology from New York University and is the author of eight books and many articles.

My Articles

September 22, 2017, 3:40 PM EDT
We are told ad nauseam that education empowers women, and that they have a right to know everything and anything about their bodies. We are also told that women have a right to safe medical care, and are entitled to competent service by well-trained physicians.
September 14, 2017, 11:19 AM EDT
New York City's left-wing mayor Bill de Blasio has selected his left-wing friend Harry Belafonte to advise him on which New York City monuments are so hateful that they should be removed. The singer is one of 18 persons selected to be on the panel which will render an opinion.
September 11, 2017, 4:14 PM EDT
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has empaneled 18 persons to assess which monuments and other markers should be removed from city property. He said the panel will "develop guidelines on how the City should address monuments seen as oppressive and inconsistent with the values of New York City."
September 7, 2017, 9:11 AM EDT
Given the normalization of hysteria in America, it was predictable that hyperbole would govern much of the discussion—if we can call it that—over the so-called Dreamers, the almost 800,000 young people who were brought to the United States illegally, mostly from Latin America. It's time to see through the Dreamers maze.
August 24, 2017, 3:29 PM EDT
On August 22, former President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle helped their daughter, Malia, move into a dorm at Harvard University.
August 21, 2017, 11:55 AM EDT
Who is the real Minister of Hate? Tony Perkins or Al Sharpton? Both are ordained ministers—Sharpton was ordained at the age of 9—and both have addressed the controversy over Charlottesville.
August 16, 2017, 3:57 PM EDT
President Trump was right to call out the extremists on both sides of the Charlottesville tragedy, but more needs to be said about those on the left who helped to bring it about.
August 14, 2017, 4:21 PM EDT
"Respecting Rights? Measuring the World's Blasphemy Laws" is a comprehensive report on the status of religious liberty throughout the world. Issued by the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, its findings are illuminating on several counts.
August 11, 2017, 4:08 PM EDT
Hillary Clinton is back in the news, but for reasons that are confounding her supporters and her detractors alike. She is reportedly weighing a decision to become a Methodist lay preacher.
August 8, 2017, 2:10 PM EDT
It continues to confound liberals and conservatives alike: Why would the left defend Islamists?
August 4, 2017, 3:37 PM EDT
Michelle Carter has been sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison for encouraging her boyfriend, Conrad Roy III, to kill himself. Her lawyer argued this was, at least in part, a free speech case, but Judge Lawrence Moniz was not persuaded: he ruled she was guilty of involuntary manslaughter after texting dozens of messages beckoning Roy to commit suicide.
August 3, 2017, 4:12 PM EDT
“Simply put, America can’t be the way it once was.” (Original italic.) This is not so much a lament as it is a reality check: Catholics upset with the culture can work to change it, but they cannot expect a return to more placid times. That is one of the most defining conclusions in this intellectually rich volume.
August 2, 2017, 11:28 AM EDT
Rep. Ben Ray Luján, chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, told The Hill on July 31 that when it comes to abortion, "There is not a litmus test for Democratic candidates." He made it clear that when it comes to funding, candidates who are not champions of abortion rights could still qualify.  
July 27, 2017, 4:03 PM EDT
President Trump's decision to ban so-called transgender persons from the military makes perfect sense: the armed forces exist to win wars—they are not a laboratory for social or sexual engineers.
July 25, 2017, 2:07 PM EDT
Whenever I write about Richard Dawkins, it is to criticize some anti-Catholic remark he has made. I have written a fair amount about him. Today, I am on his side.
July 19, 2017, 2:43 PM EDT
Premier Christian Communications has released the results of a survey of 12,000 Christians in the U.K. assessing prejudice and discrimination against them. The findings are disturbing.
July 17, 2017, 2:53 PM EDT
Traditional Catholics and evangelical Christians have much in common, the latest example of which happened last week.
July 13, 2017, 2:11 PM EDT
Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) does some of the best legal work in the United States defending religious liberty. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke at one of its meetings on July 11, and some in the media treated it as if he spoke before the Klan.
June 28, 2017, 12:04 PM EDT
Can students selected for a publicly funded school choice scholarship elect to attend a Catholic school?
June 26, 2017, 2:35 PM EDT
The U.S. Supreme Court handed down its ruling in Trinity Lutheran Church v. Comer today.