challenging religious privilege in public life

Free Speech


What the dean of investigative reporters thought about the Catholic Church’s influence on the American press

George Seldes was the leading observer and critic of American journalism in this century. Of his 21 books, seven deal with freedom of the press.

When is religious tolerance inappropriate?

As Christopher Hitchens notes in his 2007 book, "God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything", all religions are basically totalitarian.

The Catholic League and Suppression of the Press Today

According to William Donohue, the Catholic League has won the support of all of the U.S. Cardinals and many of the Bishops as well.

Vatican Rejection of Freedom of the Press

The pressure of the Catholic Church on American journalism is one of the most important forces in American life.