Tag Archives: Secular

Atheist Chaplains Would Call Fallen Soldiers ‘Worm Food’

In the Huffington Post: There are no atheists in foxholes, the saying goes. Republicans in Congress don’t want them in the military chaplain corps, either. That’s after New Jersey Democratic Rep. Rob Andrews offered an amendment to the 2014 National … Continue reading

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Scouts Welcome Atheists a Century after Baden-Powell Demonised Them

To the founder, Lord Baden-Powell, it was as much a peril for a young man to avoid as gambling, drunkenness, swearing or the wiles of the opposite sex. The Telegraph reports: But more than a century after the Scouting movement was … Continue reading

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Archbishop Chaput Discusses Secularism

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Woolworths and Rosaries

I was at Woolies yesterday looking for a new pair of jean (the only pair I had was just too faded) and I saw what I thought to be rosaries! Woolworths selling sacramentals?! Not quite. On closer inspection, they seemed … Continue reading

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‘Secular’ Grounds for Supporting Israel

Kairos Journal From John Hagee to John Piper, Christians are weighing in on whether the promises of God in Genesis warrant special support for the state of Israel. While this is a fascinating discussion with powerful implications, one need not … Continue reading

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Archbishop Vincent Nichols: Secularists are Holding Back the Faithful

We started blogging this morning with the post, Britain has gone from God-fearing to God-jeering (here). Well still with Britain: The Archbishop of Westminster has said that intolerance is preventing believers from making “some of the best contributions” to the common … Continue reading

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Churches of Holy Land Protest New Taxes in Israel

Heads of Christian churches expressed their deep concern on new changes aimed at taxation of churches’ real estate, writes Nouvelles d`Arménie. Although former changes failed to be implemented, the Israel did not hide its intention of taxation on various churches’ … Continue reading

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‘Godless’ West Doomed to Collapse

And Europe leads the way… Russia represents the best hope for Europe’s future, according to a prominent official of the Russian Orthodox Church. “Russia has no future without conscience, morals and normal human relations and without faith,” Archpriest Vsevolod Chaplin … Continue reading

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Schools Ban Gideon Bibles to Avoid Upsetting other Faiths

Ah, let me guess… It can only be in multicultural Britain: Schools have banned Christians from handing out Bibles to avoid angering other faiths. The Gideons have become famed for handing out signature red Bibles to young children during school assemblies. … Continue reading

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Religion May Become Extinct in Nine Nations

The BBC has news on a study that supposedly reveals that religion may become extinct in nine nations: Half-empty church In the UK, Wales has the highest proportion of religiously “non-affiliated” A study using census data from nine countries shows that religion … Continue reading

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