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 […]
Cardinal Keith O’Brien resigns
We are please to announce a new chapter of Recovering from Religion
Cardinal Keith O’Brien snubs talks with Scottish Government over marriage equality
Cardinal Keith O’Brien, Britain’s most senior Roman Catholic has called for the Scottish Government to hold a referendum on the legalisation of Gay Marriage (or as I call it, on Marriage Equality). His reasoning (such as it is) is that more people responded to the consultation on Marriage Equality than did on Scottish Independence and […]
A church in Scotland has broken away from the Church of Scotland over (can you guess?
Another blow for the irrationality of religious faith.
The head of the catholic Church in Scotland, Cardinal Keith O’Brien, will use his Easter sermon to criticize “aggresive secularism” according to the BBC. Full story here. Let’s examine: Firstly, the Pope said a similar thing last year. OK so these complaints are showing that those of us who don’t believe and reject their barbaric […]
Full story from the Herald Scotland. An atheist living on a Scottish island has been awarded £1000 compensation from his local council after a protracted wrangle over religious education at his eight-year-old son’s primary school. Apparently he was concerend over religious elements in lessons, so he decided to withdraw his son from the RE lessons […]
Full story (and video report) from the BBC A battle is looming over proposals to open sports facilities on Sundays in the Outer Hebrides in Scotland. The arguments against the proposals are effectively threefold: 1. The council does not want to force people to work on Sunday 2. The area traditionally closes down on a […]