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# atheist - Monday 29 October, 2018

These are the best and worst countries in the world to be an atheist

The International Humanist and Ethical Union launched its annual Freedom of Thought report this morning.

# atheist - Sunday 28 October, 2018

'We have finally removed a medieval crime': Campaigners hail blasphemy vote

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan said the vote sent a strong message about Irish values.

# atheist - Friday 24 February, 2017

Pope Francis says it's better to be an atheist than a 'hypocritical Catholic'

The pontiff said it is not good enough to merely go to Mass.

# atheist - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Anti-Islamist blogger "hacked with a machete" before being shot dead

The killing of Nazimuddin Samad is the sixth such murder of a secular activist in Bangladesh in the last 15 months.

# atheist - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

This Irish film about an 8-year-old atheist girl is winning lots of awards

The short film is going to be shown on TG4 tonight.

# atheist - Thursday 12 March, 2015

Catholic Church tells Irish schools how they should treat non-Catholics

Atheist Ireland said the proposals do not respect the human rights of atheist or secular families.

# atheist - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Dutch priest to display photos of Church quitters

Many Catholics in the country were shocked by the Pope’s recent call to “fight” gay marriage.

# atheist - Thursday 1 November, 2012

Column: Religion should be taken out of schools. Leave it at home.

Most schools in Ireland are far from inclusive to non-Catholics, writes Jane Donnelly – and this needs to change.

# atheist - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Big drop in number of Irish people who describe themselves as religious

Less than half of the Irish population say that they are religious.