12-Year-Old Boy Burns Cross Into His Back (Graphic Image in Post)

In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, an unnamed boy participated in what is evidently a growing trend among young people called the “Salt and Ice Challenge.” It has apparently become so wide-spread that officials at a Philadelphia middle school sent out notices to parents warning them about the activity. Here’s how it works: Participants wet their skin, cover it with table salt, and [Read More...]

Congrats to Teresa MacBain!

Former pastor Teresa MacBain has been hired as the Public Relations Director for American Atheists! MacBain formerly served as the Executive Director of The Clergy Project and as a pastor and educator in the religious non-profit sector. American Atheists president David Silverman says: It is an honor to have Teresa on our team. Since coming [Read More...]

Catholic Priest Sexually Abuses a Woman During Exorcism

An unnamed woman from Virginia was sexually assaulted by a Catholic priest who was performing an “exorcism” on her years ago… but she’s fighting back. Jane Doe (as she is named in the law suit) is suing the Catholic Diocese of Arlington, its bishop Paul Loverde (who is not being accused of sexual assault), and pro-life group Human Life International (which [Read More...]

A Catholic Election Ad… with Fire

Catholics Called to Witness (“Inspiring Catholics to Live Their Faith”) released an extremely dramatic video about the upcoming presidential elections: The text reads as follows (emphasis theirs, and also note that their text is all in caps lock.  I wouldn’t subject you to that, though): In generations past, the church has always been able to [Read More...]

The Future Is Ours

If you’re feeling a little pessimistic about the world, watch this video. Trust me, you’ll feel better. The Future is Ours from Michael Marantz on Vimeo. [Read more...]


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