Categories
Catholicism Collective Worship Education

School Children Punished for Not Going to Mass

Story taken from the BBC News Site School children who decided not to attend their Catholic school’s Founders Mass one afternoon are to be subjected to discipline by the school. The school has said that it is ostensibly for “truancy” but as the whole school was expected to attend this service which lasted the whole […]

Categories
Atheism

Atheism UK at the Cambridge Union

Chris Street, one of Atheism UK’s Council Members took part in a debate at The Cambridge Union Society on 25th April 2014. Chris was the first speaker opposing the motion that ‘This House Believes That The Catholic Church Is A Force For Good’ View the debate on youtube in which Chris speaks from 16 minutes. Read the Press Release. […]

Categories
Atheism

The wonderful world of religion: Stories from 2013

Religion continued to wield undue influence in world culture and politics

Categories
Atheism

Book review: ‘Faithless’ by Tony Philpott

Atheism, Catholicism and a good laugh all in one book!

Categories
News

Equality = Inhumanity…

Easter Bunnies – or should that be rabbit, rabbit, rabbit?

Categories
News

Pope’s first Tweet

God’s representative on Earth joins Twittersphere

Categories
News

Monk Wanted for Child Abuse

Laurence Soper, age 68, is wanted by police after going on the run

Categories
News

Cardinal Snubs Gay Marriage Talks

Cardinal Keith O’Brien snubs talks with Scottish Government over marriage equality

Categories
News

The Catholic Church IS Liable

The court of appeal has ruled that the Catholic Church is liable for the wrongdoings of its priests. A case brought by a victim of child rape (now in her forties) has been upheld by the court. Her lawyer stated: “It is hoped that this ruling will now be accepted, and that victims of abuse […]

Categories
News

Catholic midwives have abortion objection rejected

Another blow for the irrationality of religious faith.