Ask Richard: My Parents Expect Me to Sponsor My Sister’s Confirmation

Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Dear Richard, I was a Catholic, but when I made my confirmation last year I was already an atheist. That felt extremely wrong to me; the other teenagers that were making theirs believed and it was a big deal to them, but to me it [Read More…]

Ask Richard: Atheist Discovers She’s Working in a Christian Company

Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Hi Richard! My husband and I have recently moved from a small town in the bible belt famous for its wholesome, christian values to probably the most liberal college town in the state, which isn’t saying much. Before we moved I made sure I had [Read More…]

Ask Richard: Young Atheist Feels Trapped in Religion

Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Richard I recently came out to my mam as an athiest. You see im 15 and at first my mam brushed off my ideas as “teenage hormones”, but when I pushed further saying that I have already decided to be athiest she said that as [Read More…]

Ask Richard: Atheist Couple Invited to Christian Discussion Group

Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Richard, My wife and I are atheists. Some of our close friends are non-denominational Christians, and are very involved in their church and have active spiritual lives. I’m writing because they (our friends) hold regular discussion/bible study groups in their home, and we have been [Read More…]

Ask Richard: Call-Out: Atheist Needs a Forum Specifically for Ex-Catholics

Hi Richard; I recently decided that it was okay to share with people that I’m just not that into church. I was raised Irish Catholic and it’s going to take a few more years of therapy to undo all the bullshit that goes along with that. I haven’t come out to my family because there [Read More…]


CLOSE | X

HIDE | X