Milwaukee’s Mexican Fiesta Festival Will No Longer Offer Discounts to Catholics

Last fall, I posted about an event in Milwaukee called Mexican Fiesta, a celebration that’s taken place for over 30 years and was occurring that weekend on public grounds.

The promoters of the event had said that the cost to enter was $13/person… unless you attend Mass, in which case it was only $5: [Read more...]

A Pastor Who Is Secretly an Atheist Is Getting a Grant to Help Him Leave the Ministry for Good

Earlier this month, the Stiefel Freethought Foundation made a huge contribution to The Clergy Project to the tune of $100,000. The purpose: To help pastors-turned-atheists leave the ministry for good and learn skills that will help them transition into a secular career:

The first recipient of an “Employment Transition Assistance Grant” has now been announced on the Clergy Project’s website: It’s “Adam,” a closeted atheist and current pastor: [Read more...]

At a High School Basketball Game, Students Hold Up Sign Saying Jesus Doesn’t Love the Other Team

Here’s the setup: Patterson High School (a public school) was playing Parkview Baptist School in a division 3A second-round playoff basketball game in Louisiana. Obviously, both teams have a lot of pressure on them and fans on both sides want their schools to win. Lots of energy and tension in the air.

As you might expect, some of the fans from Patterson made signs to support their team. But the one that’s getting all the attention seems to be this one:

Where do you even start with a sign like that…? [Read more...]

Does Hell Exist? (Apparently, This is an Unsettled Question…)

The Big Questions is a BBC show that tackles you-know-what. The most recent episode asked “Does Hell Exist?

You can watch the show below: [Read more...]

Living Deeper Without God

The Skeptic and Atheists of Durango (in Colorado) along with the Fort Lewis College Philosophy Club recently hosted Dr. Dugald Owen who gave a talk about “Living Deeper Without God.”

They did what I would hope any local/college group does and videotaped the lecture so that the rest of us could experience it, too: [Read more...]


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