Archive for March, 2009

100,000 secular Britons seek ‘de-baptism’ LONDON (AFP) – More than 100,000 Britons have recently downloaded “certificates of de-baptism” from the Internet to renounce their Christian faith. The initiative launched by a group called the National Secular Society (NSS) follows atheist campaigns here and elsewhere, including a London bus poster which triggered protests by proclaiming “There’s […]

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009 at 07:33 | 0 comments

This is a disgrace. U.N. body adopts resolution on religious defamation GENEVA (Reuters) – A United Nations forum on Thursday passed a resolution condemning “defamation of religion” as a human rights violation, despite wide concerns that it could be used to justify curbs on free speech in Muslim countries. The U.N. Human Rights Council adopted […]

Saturday, March 28th, 2009 at 19:05 | 2 comments

See, religion DOES improve our lives. That is, by “improve”, you mean “doesn’t improve”. Pilot who paused to pray in crash-landing sentenced to 10 years in jail A Tunisian pilot who paused to pray instead of taking emergency measures before crash-landing his plane, killing 16 people, has been sentenced to 10 years in jail by […]

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009 at 11:25 | 11 comments
Categories: Bad News, News, Stupidity

A Christian Perspective on the Morality of Punisher Warzone (‘Very Offensive”) vs Milk (“Extremely Offensive”). Apparently being a gay activist is far more offensive than throwing people in glass bottle grinders, decapitating women, shooting people with grenade launchers and blasting people point blank in the face with shotguns.

Monday, March 23rd, 2009 at 15:07 | 6 comments

“Nightline” debate to take on Satan in Ballard church The debate over whether Satan exists is hardly going to be settled in a 30-minute television show. But that’s not stopping a rather curious lineup from debating that question for ABC’s “Nightline.” The debaters: megachurch Pastor Mark Driscoll of Seattle; alternative-medicine author Deepak Chopra; a former […]

Thursday, March 19th, 2009 at 14:17 | 3 comments
Categories: News, Stupidity

Pope rejects condom use in Africa (2009) Pope Benedict XVI has said that handing out condoms is not the answer in the fight against HIV/Aids, as he makes his first visit to Africa as pontiff. Speaking en route to Cameroon, he said distribution of condoms “increases the problem”. The Vatican urges abstinence. The Pope will […]

Tuesday, March 17th, 2009 at 10:27 | 5 comments
Thursday, March 12th, 2009 at 12:50 | 3 comments

Atheist ads can go on buses, council decides OTTAWA — Ottawa Council has voted to allow advertisements on the city’s bus fleet that question the existence of God. Councillors voted 13-7 Wednesday to overrule OC Transpo management, which had not permitted ads that read: “There’s probably no God. Now stop worrying and enjoy your life.” […]

Thursday, March 12th, 2009 at 07:26 | 1 comment
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Tuesday, March 10th, 2009 at 08:27 | 1 comment
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Vatican defends Brazil excommunication A senior Vatican cleric has defended the excommunication of the mother and doctors of a nine-year-old girl who had an abortion in Brazil after being raped. Cardinal Giovanni Battista Re, head of the Catholic church’s Congregation for Bishops, told the daily La Stampa on Saturday that the twins the girl had […]

Sunday, March 8th, 2009 at 20:31 | 3 comments
Categories: Bad News, News, Stupidity