Catholic Group’s Easter Display in Downtown Chicago Vandalized

Dammit… I *really* hope no atheist is responsible for this…

Last week, in downtown Chicago’s Daley Plaza, the (Catholic) Thomas More Society put up a display of a giant 14-foot cross and image of Jesus.

They requested and received permission to do it — and the Metropolitan Chicago chapter of the Freedom From Religion Foundation were soon to follow with a display of its own promoting separation of church and state.

Last night, the image of Jesus was vandalized:

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Annaka Harris’ Children’s Book About the Virtues of Saying “I Don’t Know” is Free to Download Through Mother’s Day

Last year, Annaka Harris published a children’s book that was ideal for atheist parents. It was called I Wonder and it was about a little girl who learned that it was perfectly fine to say “I don’t know” regarding the mysteries of the universe.

Well, here’s some exciting news:

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I Know What All Atheists Are Getting for Their Birthdays…

The series isn’t even over yet, but the Blu-ray version of Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey is already available for pre-order:

Neil deGrasse Tyson in HiDef? Yes, please.

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Despite Living in Another Country, This Bangladeshi Atheist Blogger’s Life is Still in Constant Jeopardy

Last year, Asif Mohiuddin, a 29-year-old from Bangladesh, was violently attacked for being an outspoken atheist blogger in his country.

Asif is living in Germany now (on a scholarship) and, in an English-language interview with Deutsche Welle, his bravery still comes through loud and clear:

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Son of “Fitna” Collaborator, Like His Drug-Dealer Dad, Embraces Islam

It was one of the strangest religion stories of 2013. A year ago, Arnoud van Doorn, who came to modest prominence as a Dutch politician for the anti-immigration/anti-Islam PVV party, had a change of heart. After a period of reflection, he finally saw the light, the truth, and the way — and it was Islam. In other words, the Dutchman became a convert to the very religion he justifiably made a career out of criticizing and lampooning.

Formerly a close associate of PVV head honcho Geert Wilders, in whose 16-minute anti-Islamic movie Fitna (below) he participated as a producer or a distributor (depending upon whom you believe), van Doorn disavowed Wilders, the PVV, and Fitna.



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