Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI has emerged from his self-imposed silence inside the Vatican walls to publish a lengthy letter to one of Italy’s most well-known atheists.
Traditionally, an “interfaith” meeting would mandate that some sort of “faith” be present by all parties, but that is no longer the case with the Obama administration.
Responding to a list of questions published in the paper by Mr Scalfari, who is not a Roman Catholic, Francis wrote: “You ask me if the God of the Christians forgives those who don’t believe and who don’t seek the faith. I start by saying – and this
On today's show we will be discussing conspiracy theories from 911 to space aliens as well as religion and science with Michael Shermer of Skeptic Magazine.
In comments likely to enhance his progressive reputation, Pope Francis wrote a long, open letter to the founder of La Republica newspaper, Eugenio Scalfari, stating that non-believers would be forgiven by God if they followed their consciences.
In this article I will demonstrate that the title question, “Is There A God?” is not, in fact, a “yes or no” question. If you still think it is, I would maintain that you haven’t thought the question through adequately.
An evangelical lawyer and professor from Jerry Falwell’s Liberty University on Wednesday warned that atheists were trying to “finish the job” that terrorists started when they attacked the United States on Sept. 11, 2011.
Atheist author Sam Harris engages Salon.com columnist Glenn Greenwald responding to articles at Salon.com and Al-Jazeera attacking him and other atheists who criticize Islam.
Still way too many people believe someone can be buried for 3 days and come back to life...but at least more people are coming to their senses.
Whereas, the Holy Bible (King James Bible) is the only infallible guide for our churches, and, Whereas .....
Prayer in school is Beelzibub-approved. What's good for the goose is good for the goat.
Victims of clerical sex abuse have reacted furiously to Pope Benedict's claim yesterday that paedophilia wasn't considered an “absolute evil” as recently as the 1970s.
Officially, the United Kingdom is a Christian country, with the Queen as head of the Church of England. However, new census results show a huge number of Brits are leaving Christianity — and the number of citizens who describes their religion as "non
A West Point cadet slated to graduate this year will instead be heading home without a degree after resigning to make a point about religious proselytizing at the acclaimed military academy.
"Constitutional Rights are not awarded to those who ask for them politely or quietly await their arrival, rather to those who passionately demand them en masse."
West Point Cadet, MRFF Client sacrifices career in noble stance defending U.S. Constitution from religious zealots
One can create a prayer that is generalized to ask your god to cause your enemies such grief as to end their attempts to frustrate your own goals. That is an accepted and generally used type of prayer. It doesn't wish specific harm to particular i
Does a Harvard Neuroscientist’s Experience Prove that the Soul Is Real? Or that Even a Scientist Can Fool Himself?
For the first time in its history, the United States does not have a Protestant majority, according to a new study. One reason: The number of Americans with no religious affiliation is on the rise.
As I continue to sacrifice my Fourth Amendment rights while I take off my shoes and subject myself to being x-rayed and illegally molested by TSA officials at the airport, I am constantly reminded of the threat that violent jihadists pose to AmericanEntered By: Dave Hodges
Bill Nye, host of the popular nineties children’s show Bill Nye the Science Guy, is warning parents to not teach their children creationism because, he says, it does them a disservice by undermining their scientific understanding and development.
We've heard an incessant whining from Washington D.C. emanating from so-called "conservative" lawmakers about some fictitious "war on religion" ostensibly being spearheaded by MRFF in conjunction with the current presidential administration.
"Love thy neighbor" is preached from many a pulpit. But new research from the University of California, Berkeley, suggests that the highly religious are less motivated by compassion when helping a stranger than are atheists, agnostics and less religi
Much scientific progress has been made in the 2,000 years since Jesus Christ walked the Earth. In all this time, have scientists managed to replicate his miracles, or does the Son of God still have an edge?
National rally for secularists draws large crowd in US capitol
We hear so often about Muslims as victims of abuse in the West and combatants in the Arab Spring’s fight against tyranny. However, a different kind of war is underway where Christians are being killed in the Islamic world because of their faith.
another letter to the pope on April 4, 2011, Vigano says he discovered the management of some Vatican City investments was entrusted to two funds managed by a committee of Italian bankers "who looked after their own interests more than ours."
I was born an atheist, just as every other person, animal and life form in the universe has been and will forever be.
Christopher Hitchens answers a question posed to him by the Christian-oriented Templeton Foundation on science and the existence of God.
The special meaning of Christmas is not based on a self-sacrificial, pietistic ethic. It is recognizing that (underneath it all) our lives require us to use our ability to think in order to live.