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Bishop calls on Christian MPs to rebel over gay marriage - Telegraph

Bishop calls on Christian MPs to rebel over gay marriage - Telegraph | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

A Roman Catholic Bishop has urged MPs “of Christian conscience” to rebel against their party leaderships and vote down plans to legalise same-sex marriage.

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OSU Football Player Asks Twitter Followers to “Show Some Hate” To An Atheist

Hate, as an emotion, can be a very powerful motivator for both good and bad. The hatred of racism has helped propel civil rights. The hatred of sexism has helped propel women’s suffrage. When one sees hate fuel good things, it is usually hate directed at an unjust or cruel idea or social norm.

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The pope's entire career has the stench of evil about it.

The pope's entire career has the stench of evil about it. | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

Concerning the most recent revelations about the steady complicity of the Vatican in the ongoing—indeed endless—scandal of child rape, a few days later a spokesman for the Holy See made a concession in the guise of a denial. It was clear, said the Rev. Federico Lombardi, that an attempt was being made "to find elements to involve the Holy Father personally in issues of abuse." He stupidly went on to say that "those efforts have failed."

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Justices Recognize ‘Ministerial Exception’ to Job Bias Laws

Justices Recognize ‘Ministerial Exception’ to Job Bias Laws | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
The Supreme Court found a “ministerial exception” to job discrimination laws, saying religious groups must be free to choose leaders without government interference.
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George Michael slams “twisted” prayer for his death

George Michael slams “twisted” prayer for his death | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
Recovering from pneumonia, George Michael has slammed a fundamentalist organisation which told people to pray for his death, but praised the "admirable, generous and loving" Christians in his life.
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George Michael Hospitalized: Christians For A Moral America Calls For Singer's Death In Light Of His 'Satanic Lifestyle'

George Michael Hospitalized: Christians For A Moral America Calls For Singer's Death In Light Of His 'Satanic Lifestyle' | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

After the Daily Mail reported that Michael's family and long-time partner Fadi Fawaz had gathered at his bedside in Vienna, Christians For A Moral America took to Twitter, claiming the singer "has AIDS" and calling for followers to pray for the his demise in light of his "satanic lifestyle."

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Bishop accused of incitement to hatred in homily - National News - Independent.ie

Bishop accused of incitement to hatred in homily - National News - Independent.ie | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
A HOMILY delivered at Knock shrine by the Bishop of Raphoe, Philip Boyce, is being investigated by the Director of Public Prosecutions following a formal complaint by a leading humanist who claims the sermon was an incitement to hatred.
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So This Is Christian Love? | Friendly Atheist

So This Is Christian Love? | Friendly Atheist | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

In the aftermath of Jessica Ahlquist winning her legal battle against Cranston High School West, a number of Christians (and run-of-the-mill trolls) have resorted to threatening her and verbally abusing her on Facebook, Twitter, and even the comment sections of various news sites.

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Nigeria killings called ‘ethnic, religious cleansing’

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The head of Nigeria’s Christians said Saturday the killing of dozens of faithful in attacks blamed on Islamists suggested “ethnic andreligious cleansing” reminiscent of the start of the 1960s civil war.

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Anti-Gay Legal Guns For Hire: How The Right Uses ‘Religious Liberty’ To Fight Discrimination Suits

Anti-Gay Legal Guns For Hire: How The Right Uses ‘Religious Liberty’ To Fight Discrimination Suits | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

Phyllis Young, the owner of the Aloha Bed And Breakfast in Oahu, Hawaii says that being gay is “detestable” and “defiles our land.” That’s why she denied a lesbian couple a reservation in 2007, and that is why the couple filed a discrimination suit against her in December.

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Street preachers target city trains in Adelaide

Street preachers target city trains in Adelaide | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
ADELAIDE'S controversial street preachers are taking their hate messages aboard city trains.
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