Tag Archives: Religion

Atheism Gets Its Own TV Channel in the USA

For the godless.  

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Sudan Bans Construction of New Churches

Sudan has prohibited the construction of any new church in the country which has been under an Islamic regime since 1989. The Sudanese Minister of Guidance and Religious Endowments Shalil Abdullah announced that the government will henceforth not issue permits … Continue reading

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Is Religion the Primary Cause of War?

Take a look at the data: Atheists and secular humanists consistently make the claim that religion is the #1 cause of violence and war throughout the history of mankind. One of hatetheism’s key cheerleaders, Sam Harris, says in his book … Continue reading

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Islamic Prayers to be Held at Vatican, For the First Time in History

Islamic prayers are to be held at the Vatican this Sunday. Pentecost Sunday. For the first time in history, Islamic prayers and readings from the Quran will be heard at the Vatican on Sunday, in a move by Pope Francis to usher … Continue reading

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‘Jesus Was a Palestinian’: The Return of Christian Anti-Semitism

No, he was not! Over on Melanie’s Blog: Manger Square was bedecked with huge photomontages of classic artworks featuring Christian imagery superimposed with images from the Palestinians’ modern reality. Caravaggio’s “Ecce Homo” merged with a photograph of Palestinians crossing an … Continue reading

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Shavuot 2014

Celebrating the giving of Torah: History Shavuot is a Jewish holiday which celebrates God’s giving of the Torah to the Jewish people at Mount Sinai. It is also known as the “Feast of Weeks.” It has connections to an ancient … Continue reading

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Precarious Monasteries Reveal Faith Close To The Edge

They are not all Christian monasteries, but worth a look. More spectacular photos here.

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George Washington and Army Chaplains

On Fr Peter Preble’s blog, yesterday: On this day, February 7, 1776, General George Washington notifies his troops of a new policy regarding chaplains’ pay. He’d advocated for better treatment of his chaplains, and he’d succeeded!Shortly after Washington assumed command … Continue reading

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Inter-Religious Dialogue

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Beyond Belief: Archaeology and Religion

The BBC: A new series of Beyond Belief begins with a discussion on the impact of archaeological discoveries on religious belief. Listen here (right click & “save target as / link as”). Duration: 28 mins. Features renowned Bible scholar Francesca Stravrakopoulou.  

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