Articles on this issue "atheism"
"We are built for worship, and therefore in the absence of God, we will make some other value our ultimate concern. Wealth, power, pleasure, and honor have all played the role of false gods over the course of the human drama, but today especially, freedom itself has emerged as the ultimate good, as the object of worship"
It was revealed this week that, for the first time in its history, Harvard University, which had been founded for religious purposes and named for a minister of the Gospel, has admitted a …read more
"For the past two hundred years, atheists have been loudly asserting that the dismissal of God will lead to human liberation. I would strenuously argue precisely the contrary."
I am sure by now that many of you have seen the appalling hidden-camera videos of two Planned Parenthood physicians bantering cheerfully with interlocutors posing as prospective buyers of the …read more
Current events in the Middle East have drawn attention to the plight of Christians and other groups but there are many other countries in the world where religious freedom is sorely lacking. …read more
Here is a translation of the address Pope Francis gave this morning during the general audience. * * * Dear Brothers and Sisters, good morning. Today I would like to speak about the Apostolic …read more
Atheism is "a creed that needs the same religious protections of Christianity and Islam," stated a headline in the National Post newspaper on Aug. 27. Canada’s human rights tribunals and …read more
Catholics are too prone to live in a bubble, says Brandon Vogt, the founder of a new Catholic-atheist dialogue site. And the problem with the bubble-abode, he suggests, is that Our Lord is …read more
Prominent atheists such as Richard Dawkins have consistently chastised religion for thwarting scientific research. But Professor Dominique Lambert, a respected expert in theoretical physics …read more
As part of a new initiative to promote dialogue between believers and nonbelievers, thePontifical Council for Culture is planning three colloquia and a youth party in Paris. A Vatican …read more
This is a bizarre idea to say the least," said Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi, the Vatican press office director, when questioned on a plan hatched by atheists to arrest the Pope. "It looks …read more
The Catholic Church is one of the greatest forces for evil in the world, at least according to atheist Richard Dawkins. This is just the latest of many volleys by him against religion and God. …read more
In a packed Sydney Opera House studio Sunday evening, Cardinal George Pell confronted the myth of modern atheism in the first ever Festival of Dangerous Ideas. The archbishop of Sydney gave a …read more
The first ever Festival of Dangerous Ideas will pit Sydney's archbishop, Cardinal George Pell, against one of the most prominent exponents of modern atheism, British journalist Christopher …read more
Public spaces should not be used to offend citizens, say Spanish bishops in response to an agnostic ad campaign that is touring the world. With precedents in Great Britain and the United …read more
A Christian group in Great Britain is claiming that advertising standards have been breached by an agnostic ad campaign there, and they want authorities to put a stop to it. An ad appearing on …read more