272 Die. 1 Lives. God Gets Credit for…

A deadly earthquake hit Italy this past week. In the aftermath, 272 people have been confirmed dead. 20-year-old Giulio Colangeli was thankfully pulled from the rubble and survived. One headline about this: Divine intervention helped Antonello Colangeli find his son The grateful dad comments: The Times found Dr Colangeli, a lung specialist at San Salvatore [Read More...]

Rick Warren Explains the New Atheism

Pastor Rick Warren is already trying to put out the flames that arose when his hypocrisy was pointed out a few days ago. He canceled his appearance today on This Week citing “exhaustion.” George Stephanopoulos: Happy Easter and Happy Passover. For those of you tuning in this morning expecting to hear from Pastor Rick Warren, [Read More...]

A Decline in Passion Plays This Year?

Kate wanted to go see a re-enactment of the Crucifixion of Christ the other day (why, Kate, why?) — That shouldn’t have been tough since many churches stage a production of it over the Easter weekend. She couldn’t find any churches near her putting them on, though: … [the man outside the church] apologized that [Read More...]

American Atheists Will Finally Apply to Join the Secular Coalition for America

The Secular Coalition for America — the group in Washington D.C. that lobbies on behalf of the non-religious — currently consists of nine member organizations: American Ethical Union American Humanist Association Atheist Alliance International Camp Quest Freedom From Religion Foundation Institute for Humanist Studies Military Association of Atheists and Freethinkers Secular Student Alliance Society for [Read More...]

Atheist Bus Campaign in… Ireland!

The Humanist Association of Ireland has put up this ada inside of Dublin Area Rapid Transit (DART) buses trains: It reads: UNBELIEVABLE Did you know that you must take a religious oath in order to become a judge — or the President — in Ireland? In effect, this rule disbars up to 250,000 Irish citizens [Read More...]