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ozatheist on December 4th, 2008

Bad Ass Popes – the six most awful Popes, via Five Public Opinions Soft toys for boys – teach your child how to conduct Mass, via Nullifidian Proposition 8 the Musical – satirical look at Prop 8, via Matt’s Notepad, via Pharyngula Tim Minchin is funny – and doesn’t mind saying what he thinks about [...]

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ozatheist on November 27th, 2008

A couple of days ago it came to my attention that the AFA’s Atheist Bus Campaign has hit another snag. From the transcript of the Religion Report radio broadcast the other day: … the Atheist Foundation of Australia, who have been refused permission to buy advertising space on public transport. You might have read in [...]

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ozatheist on November 24th, 2008

The Vatican has semi-officially forgiven John Lennon for his remark that “the Beatles were bigger than Jesus”. As Tony Eastley on ABC’s AM show said today: John Lennon’s old comment that the Beatles were more popular than Jesus caused such a stir at the time that some religious leaders called for the group’s albums to [...]

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ozatheist on October 5th, 2008

Image by Getty Images via Daylife For the first time ever the NSW Government is assisting in funding the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras! I heard this piece of news on Friday then promptly forgot about it, fortunately a new reader, Jimmy, reminded me about the funding of the Catholic World Youth Day, which [...]

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ozatheist on September 23rd, 2008

Image via Wikipedia Abortion prevents emergency care.   That’s right you heard it here first, if the Victorian government legalises abortion (hopefully the Upper house will pass the bill soon) then Catholic hospitals could be forced to close emergency departments. So says Melbourne’s Catholic Archbishop Denis Hart, who also says relaxed abortion laws amount to [...]

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ozatheist on August 27th, 2008

More allegations of sexual abuse by a catholic priest, this time at a prestigious Catholic boys boarding college in Bathurst (NSW Australia). These allegations go back some years, and the priest was arrested some months back, but, for whatever reason, the story is all over the media today. Police are appealing for anyone with information [...]

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ozatheist on August 20th, 2008

Yep, see the logic there…. NOT Fr. Jeremy Davies – an Exorcist, and Oxford graduate who is also a qualified physician, (You’d think that an Oxford graduate and physician would know better) has written that promiscuity, whether homosexual or heterosexual, can lead to dire spiritual consequences. Hmmm, lets see what sort of hole the Fr. [...]

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ozatheist on June 27th, 2008

In answer to a question on another forum I stated that one of the reasons Catholics are being ‘picked on’ lately is because they are making themselves such easy targets. What with Catholic World Youth Day (C-WYD)  and all the apologetics saying how wonderful it’s going to be.  Not to mention they are an out-dated, [...]

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ozatheist on June 22nd, 2008

subtitled: Does Catholic World Youth Day = Tolerance? So how do you get 1,000+ comments? Write an article expounding how wonderful the Catholic World Youth Day (C-WYD) is going to be, or tell everyone you are an angry atheist, e.g. Greta Christina’s post Atheists and Anger. This post won’t be either. Thanks to CASE, I’ve [...]

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ozatheist on June 17th, 2008

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