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  • ‘Nones’ want to join Evangelicals with seat at Trump’s table

    ‘Nones’ want to join Evangelicals with seat at Trump’s table

    On July 28, four secularist organizations – American Atheists, the American Humanist Association, the Center for Inquiry and the Secular Coalition for America – issued a joint statement calling for “dialogue with the Trump administration.” The four signatory organizations urged Trump to call upon them as a resource, so they can work together to “ensure religious freedom and inclusion for all Americans throughout your tenure as President of the United States.”

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  • Italian atheists vow to fight pro-crucifix court ruling

    Italian atheists vow to fight pro-crucifix court ruling

    After a regional court on the Italian island of Sardinia refused to strike down an order by the mayor of a small town requiring crucifixes to be displayed in all government offices, the advocacy group for atheists and agnostics that brought the case is vowing to fighting on, taking it to a higher Italian court or perhaps the European Court of Human Rights.

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  • Saint’s relics are a miraculous must-see in secular Russia

    Saint’s relics are a miraculous must-see in secular Russia

    Xenia Loutchenko, a Moscow-based commentator on church affairs, said, “The thing is, people don’t have much to hope for with the current state of our health care, what people hear from doctors and bureaucrats: They have nothing else to rely on, other than to go and pray.”

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  • Fatima and the Atheists

    Fatima and the Atheists

    Fr. Dwight Longenecker says the Miracle of the Sun happened in Fatima on October 13, 1917. We have documentary, eyewitness, and photographic evidence that 70,000 people ‘saw’ the sun spin, felt it was yanked from the sky and that it plunged to earth. Everyone said they saw the same thing. Everyone was so frightened they screamed and ran for their lives. Clearly something happened, what was it? The answer given by believers is more rational than the answer given by atheists.

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  • New study shows number of American atheists underreported

    New study shows number of American atheists underreported

    According to a new study by psychologists Will Gervais and Maxine Najle the number of atheists living in the United States may be as high as 26 percent, contrary to most reports that put the number between 3 and 10 percent. The psychologists estimated that about 1 in 3 atheists don’t feel comfortable disclosing their lack of belief.

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  • New atheist group offers Sunday church-like gathering

    New atheist group offers Sunday church-like gathering

    Well-known Utah atheist Gregory Arthur Clark said the Sunday Assembly in Salt Lake City offers social and emotional connections for people without religions to help them through life’s trial and tragedies. Abandoning a religion can be “psychologically wrenching,” Clark said.

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