Tax the Pope? Hey, It Could Happen!

Bloody hell. The European Humanist Federation estimates that the tax advantages of the Catholic Churches costs the Italian government 6 billion euros a year — roughly $7.8 billion US.Could that change? Well ...Italian Catholic Church under pressure to start paying property tax … [Read more...]

Yeah? So What Else is New?

Religious Believers Don’t Trust Atheists, Says New StudyIn other news, the sea is wet, dogs bark, and bears poop in the woods.Love this bit: While atheists may see their disbelief as a private matter on a metaphysical issue, believers may consider atheists’ absence of belief as a public threat ... This following part strikes me as probably a little bit bullshit. If the data is correct, I'll bet they're misinterpreting it. Atheists also tend to trust religious people more than they trust oth … [Read more...]