Centre for Secular Space Director Gita Sahgal: Who’s afraid of Secularism (Secular Conference 2014)


The archbishop of York enabled child molestation for a decade (The Infidel 2014-11-24)

November 24, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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Today’s news:

* Singapore Slings and Arrows
More info:
http://www.christianpost.com/news/thousands-from-singapore-megachurch-counter-lgbt-day-by-wearing-white-122470/
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/06/23/us-singapore-protests-idUSKBN0EY0SB20140623
https://ca.news.yahoo.com/thousands-of-singaporean-christians-wear-white-to-protest-pink-dot-gay-rally-143235694.html

* Ex-archbishop quits over Church of England child sex abuse revelations
More info:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/religion/11199651/Ex-Archbishop-quits-over-Church-of-England-child-sex-abuse-revelations.html

* Former Marine banned from daughter’s school after dispute over Islam lesson
More info:
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2014/10/30/marine-dad-upset-with-assignment-on-islam-banned-from-daughters-high-school/


Turkish MP Safak Pavey on Turkish Experience (Secular Conference 2014)


Profile – Jamila Bey

November 22, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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Some christians are blaming the ebola outbreak on gays (The Infidel 2014-11-21)

November 21, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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Today’s news:

* The Love of Liberty Brought Us … Not So Fast, Gays
More info:
http://www.foodworldnews.com/articles/7396/20141023/ebola-gay-homophobia-liberia-outbreak-west-africa-religion-lgbt.htm
http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2014/10/24/liberian-gay-groups-under-attack-over-ebola-outbreak/
http://uk.reuters.com/article/2014/10/23/us-foundation-ebola-liberia-gay-idUKKCN0IC1GV20141023

* From Skopes to Popes
More info:
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/pope-francis-declares-evolution-and-big-bang-theory-are-right-and-god-isnt-a-magician-with-a-magic-wand-9822514.html
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/the-pope/11192802/Pope-Francis-says-Big-Bang-theory-and-evolution-compatible-with-divine-Creator.html
http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2014/10/28/pope-francis-evolution-big-bang/18053509/

* Breaking All Ten Commandments Simultaneously
More info:
http://blogs.wsj.com/law/2014/10/24/driver-destroys-disputed-oklahoma-ten-commandments-statue/
http://time.com/3537158/oklahoma-ten-commandments-statue-smashed-secret-service-arrest/
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/10/27/man-who-crashed-into-oklahomas-ten-commandments-monument-was-diagnosed-with-bipolar-disorder-and-off-his-meds/


Breaking All Ten Commandments Simultaneously (The Infidel 2014-11-18)

November 18, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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Today’s news:

* Israel raises the dead
More info:
http://wwrn.org/articles/43546/?&place=asia-pacific

* New figures reveal massive decline in religious affiliation
More info:
http://wwrn.org/articles/43551/?&place=europe

* Breaking All Ten Commandments Simultaneously
More info:
http://blogs.wsj.com/law/2014/10/24/driver-destroys-disputed-oklahoma-ten-commandments-statue/
http://time.com/3537158/oklahoma-ten-commandments-statue-smashed-secret-service-arrest/
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/10/27/man-who-crashed-into-oklahomas-ten-commandments-monument-was-diagnosed-with-bipolar-disorder-and-off-his-meds/


Witchcraft-related child abuse on the rise in Britain (The Infidel 2014-11-17)

November 17, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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Today’s news:

* Families torn apart as young Western women join jihadist cause
More info:
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2014/10/10/families-torn-apart-as-young-western-women-join-jihadist-cause/
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-29507410

* Malala Yousafzai honours Hindu and Muslim in common struggle to protect children
More info:
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2014/10/10/nobel-peace-prize-honours-hindu-and-muslim-in-common-struggle-to-protect-children/

* Witchcraft-related child abuse on the rise in Britain
More info:
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2014/10/09/witchcraft-related-child-abuse-on-the-rise-in-britain-say-police/
http://english.alarabiya.net/en/News/world/2014/10/10/Witchcraft-related-child-abuse-on-the-rise-in-Britain-police-say.html


Author Caroline Fourest on Secularism against Fanaticism (Secular Conference)


Hamid Taqvaee on the Rise and Fall of Secularism (Secular Conference)

November 12, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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Jailed Atheist awarded a $2 million indemnity (The Infidel 2014-11-11)

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Today’s news:

* Drop Dead, Federico
More info:
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2014/10/17/day-of-the-dead-comes-alive-in-colorful-mexican-tale-book-of-life/

http://www.thestar.com/entertainment/movies/2014/10/16/the_book_of_life_is_inventive_storytelling_with_a_mexican_flair_review.html

* My Name is Barry, and I’m a Skeptic
More info:
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2014/10/17/california-atheist-jailed-over-objections-to-faith-based-recovery-gets-2-million-settlement/

* The Sistine Chapel: there is no substitute
More info:
http://hyperallergic.com/156856/vatican-rents-out-sistine-chapel-as-new-visitor-limits-are-announced

http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1618655/pope-rents-out-sistine-chapel-porsche-limit-set-tourists

http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2014/10/17/vatican-to-limit-sistine-chapel-visitors-to-protect-fragile-frescoes/

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The vatican flip-flops over role of gays in the church (The Infidel 2014-11-10)

November 11, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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Today’s news:

* Building with Leggos in Lagos
More info:
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2014/10/15/nigerias-megachurches-a-hidden-pillar-of-africas-top-economy/

* Conservative Catholics force changes to Vatican document on family and gays
More info:
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2014/10/15/conservative-catholics-want-changes-to-vatican-document-on-family-and-gays/
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/vatican-backtracks-on-gay-tolerance-comments-after-angry-reaction-from-bishops-9795072.html
http://www.cleveland.com/world/index.ssf/2014/10/vatican_backtracks_on_policy_o.html

* Stewart Smalley Saves His Middle School
More info:
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2014/10/23/middle-school-survey-on-character-strength-includes-questions-about-how-much-religious-faith-students-have/?utm_source=SilverpopMailing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=friendlyatheist_102314UTC061044_daily&utm_content=&spMailingID=47256250&spUserID=MTEyMDU4MjYyMjQyS0&spJobID=543035416&spReportId=NTQzMDM1NDE2S0
http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Faith-questions-concern-parents-5825903.php


Maryam Namazie: Secularism is our response to the Religious-Right (Secular Conference)


Algerian sociologist Marieme Helie Lucas: “Attacks on Secularism” (Secular Conference 2014)


The Catholic church takes measures to prevent spread of ebola (The Infidel 2014-11-04)

November 4, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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Today’s news:

* A sinking ark!
More info:
https://arkencounter.com/
http://aattp.org/beautiful-irony-noahs-ark-theme-park-loses-18-million-in-tax-breaks-unless-they-hire-atheists/
http://www.chronicle-independent.com/section/104/article/34032/ and http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/09/noahs-ark-theme-park-bible-hire_n_5955900.html
http://www.charismanews.com/us/45719-noah-s-ark-theme-park-wants-bible-believing-employees-kentucky-makes-threats

* Say Jibn
More info:
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2014/10/06/mecca-pilgrims-snap-selfies-between-prayers-some-saudi-clerics-frown/

* Communion rites put Nigerians at risk for ebola
More info:
http://wwrn.org/articles/43424/?&place=africa


Secularism is our challenge to Islamism and the religious Right (Bread and Roses)


Against acid attacks on women in Iran and in solidarity with protests (Bread and Roses)


A new bible museum in Washington, DC (The Infidel 2014-10-31)

October 31, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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Today’s news:

* If Ya Can’t Beat ‘Em, Loogie on ‘Em
More info:
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2014/10/08/pakistan-based-indian-jihadist-group-calls-for-attacks-on-non-muslims/
http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/indian-jihadist-group-calls-for-attacks-on-western-nationals/

* From Scrap-booking to Scraps of Books
More info:
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2014/10/07/hobby-lobby-executives-bible-museum-priceless-artifacts-and-scholarly-doubts/

* A Wink is as Good as a Synod to a Blind Priest
More info:
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2014/10/07/pope-francis-ditches-latin-as-official-language-of-vatican-synod/
http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/pope-francis-turns-up-the-heat-on-church-s-future-behind-closed-doors-1.2789292
http://www.nbcnews.com/news/pope-francis/can-they-say-vatican-pope-francis-promotes-sex-talk-n221081
http://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/life/australian-couple-explains-the-joy-of-sex-to-pope-francis-20141008-113553.html


Tribute by Karima Bennoune to those Fallen Fighting the Religious Right (Secular Conference 2014)

October 30, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
Filed under: Islam & the qur'an, Secular Conference 


Death sentence for blaspheming against Jonah by saying it’s only symbolic (The Infidel 2014-10-28)

October 28, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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Today’s news:

* Repeal law punishing gay sex
More info:
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2014/09/29/repeal-law-punishing-gay-sex-adultery-with-lashes-in-indonesias-aceh-says-amnesty/

* Two popes attend same gathering
More info:
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2014/09/29/two-popes-attend-gathering-of-the-wise-and-wrinkled-at-the-vatican/

* Iran Tells a Fish Tale
More info:
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/sep/29/iran-executes-man-heresy-mohsen-amir-aslani


Hindus and muslims clashes in India: 140 arrested (The Infidel 2014-10-27)

October 27, 2014 by · Leave a Comment
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Today’s news:

* Pamela, There is No Second Second Chance
More info:
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2014/09/29/james-foley-photo-removed-from-anti-islamic-bus-ads-in-new-york/

* India arrests 140 for Hindu-Muslim clashes
More info:
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2014/09/29/india-arrests-140-for-hindu-muslim-clashes-as-pm-modi-tours-u-s/
http://www.ibtimes.com/race-riots-western-indian-city-vadodara-lead-police-arrest-140-people-1696257
http://www.worldbulletin.net/headlines/145337/india-arrests-140-for-religious-clashes-in-gujarat-updated

* Radical Myanmar monk joins hands with Sri Lankan Buddhists
More info:
http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2014/09/29/radical-myanmar-monk-joins-hands-with-sri-lankan-buddhists/
http://www.dailymirror.lk/news/53056-ashin-wirathu-thera-of-myanmar-to-work-with-bbs.html
http://www.lankaweb.com/news/items/2014/09/28/ven-ashin-wirathu-welcome-to-sri-lanka/comment-page-1/


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