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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 […]

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Shock: “Bigot of the Year” acted “inappropriately”!

Cardinal Keith O’Brien resigns

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Atheism

Recovering From Religion comes to Scotland

We are please to announce a new chapter of Recovering from Religion

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Cardinal Snubs Gay Marriage Talks

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

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Cardinal Just Doesn’t Get It!

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 […]

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…and so the breakup begins!

A church in Scotland has broken away from the Church of Scotland over (can you guess?

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News

Catholic midwives have abortion objection rejected

Another blow for the irrationality of religious faith.

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News

Criticism at Easter? What a Shocker!

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 […]

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Council Pays Out Over School Religion Row

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 […]

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Sabbath Opening Battle in Outer Hebrides

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 […]