All Blog Posts Tagged 'priest' (8)

Do Clergy Believe Their Own Bullshit?

 



According to an article, by Nick Rees, in The Daily Telegraph, the Catholic Church conducted a conference in Rome to combat the dangers of…

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Added by Atheist Exile on April 2, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

The evil of Pope Benedict XVI

In a recent visit to London, the Holy Vicar of Christ continues with the past lies of the Catholic Church, continues to shirk the responsibility of his Church, and continues to spread misconceptions that are obviously false.…

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Added by Eric R. on September 19, 2010 at 8:35pm — 3 Comments

Chewin' the fat over how religion gets started with Tony.

I was chatting earlier with a fellow atheist Tony and we got talking about the origins of religion. We covered quite a swathe of topics, and I thought I'd like to preserve this exchange. It starts with him reply to someone else comment about atheism, communism and Marx.





Travis:

Karl Marx called religion "the opiate…
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Added by Richard Healy on August 12, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Protecting victims not in the name of god, but in the name of justice





I could not believe this headline when I saw it.… Continue

Added by IAmTheBlog on May 18, 2010 at 10:11am — No Comments

The reason behind Catholic Clerical Pedophilia

Why are there so many Catholic priests who molest little children, especially boys, all around the world?


I'll start a list:
1. Their religion forbids them to marry or engage in sexual activity. They are to be celibate for life, or risk losing their careers and livelihood and dignity. Is this not already a sick act? It is unnatural and inhuman to forbid someone from EVER engaging in any sexual activity for fear of burning forever in hell.…
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Added by Eric R. on February 19, 2010 at 6:00pm — 22 Comments

Wild "Community" of Non-Theists: Do Atheists Need a High Priest (Dawkins, Stenger, Harris, Hitchens)?

Since it seems as timely as it did a few months ago, I'm reposting this breakdown of Atheists.

What think ye, freethinkers?



I've been thinking about the many different kinds of freethinkers/atheists/non-theists I run into. Here is my breakdown of the sectarians in the naturalistic "community." I hope this starts a healthy, productive, creative discussion!



A: Angry, aggressive and obsessed with anything anti (a, a, a, non, un. . .)

T: Thoughtful, thinkers and…
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Added by Chris Highland on October 29, 2009 at 7:44pm — 6 Comments

'Take off your hat!'

I shot a wedding in a Catholic church yesterday.



It was at a church in the middle of Delano, California and that church was surrounded by churches of all sorts of denominations. In this town, every street has a church and I can understand why - if you lived in Delano, you'd need religion too.



The lead photographer, our assistant and I arrive at the church and we begin to set up our cameras, getting test shots and figuring out where we can be to get the best shots. In order… Continue

Added by Jenny on July 27, 2008 at 7:32pm — 1 Comment

The Bible vs. Love





Moral dilemmas are our gadflies, the weak spots of any philosophy, and by extension, of any religion. When one highly esteemed virtue battles with another of equal merit, reflective people the world over turn to their philosophy or faith to make peace between the two. But how would your favorite life-enhancing ethic deal with the following:

  • Does your duty to “crown & country” outweigh your…
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Added by NH Baritone on July 26, 2008 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

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