Godless Billboard Goes Up on I-35 in Austin

“Don’t believe in God? Join the club.” These words are part of a prominent billboard in Austin, Texas, slated to appear today on the east side of I-35, north of Grand Avenue Parkway, facing north. Being placed by the Austin [...]

Nun Excommunicated For Allowing Abortion

Sister Margaret McBride was excommunicated after allowing an abortion to be performed on a woman who doctors say would otherwise have died. Last November, a 27-year-old woman was admitted to St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in [...]

The burqa is a war on women

A bizarre form of political correctness is preventing us from an open discussion about what is, in fact, female subjugation. It would seem there are some things in Australia we are not allowed to discuss. A ban on the burqa is clearly one of [...]

Does God exist? He certainly gets a lot of complaints

Advertising Standards Authority reports on a big issue: the atheist-versus-Christian bus poster war A “There definitely is a God” poster displayed on buses triggered more complaints than any other in 2009 and the third highest of [...]

Synthetic life form accuses God of ‘playing science’

The world’s first artificially created life form has accused God of ‘playing science’ and ‘meddling with things He cannot possibly understand.’ The single celled organism, created by Dr Craig Venter and his team, was said to be [...]

Why morality doesn’t need God

“If God is not, everything is permitted.” Or so they say. Except they’re wrong. Dangerously so. This dictum – that without some absolute divine authority, then morality is at best arbitrary, at worst, annihilated – [...]

Johann Hari: Islamists, their victims, and hypocrisy

On the day we allowed two al-Qa’ida members to remain, two other young people waited for the police to see them, and hand them over to men who will kill them Should Britain be giving refuge to Islamic fundamentalists, while sending the [...]

A Nigerian Witch-Hunter Defends Herself

At home in Nigeria, the Pentecostal preacher Helen Ukpabio draws thousands to her revival meetings. Last August, when she had herself consecrated Christendom’s first “lady apostle,” Nigerian politicians and Nollywood actors attended the [...]

It takes faith to have a child, faith in mankind’s purpose

The Chief Rabbi, Lord Sacks of Aldgate, warned today that Europe was dying because the growth of secularism had made people too selfish to have children. Its loss of a tolerant religious culture made it vulnerable to the advance of fundamentalism, [...]

Education for Muslim girls important and mandatory: Fatwa

With reference to the earlier article “Stop meddling in our lives and stick to praying“, a new fatwa stating that “Education for Muslim girls important and mandatory” After fatwas by Darul Uloom Deoband that it was un-Islamic [...]