Catholicism is the most intransigent of the world’s religions on the subject of contraception, alone in denying its use even to married couples.
The banning of the burka or the niqab can be argued from two angles, 1) the societal right and 2) the women’s right.
Religion provides no real answers. It will excuse the existence of the Universe with "God made it, because everything must be made."
Hitler was a Roman Catholic, baptized into that religio-political institution as an infant in Austria. Its worst doctrines never left him.
The principal deterrent to a possible takeover of this democracy by a fanatic adversarial power – a free and vigilant press – no longer exists…
It is the lack of a traditional religious world-view that helps create the most benign societal conditions yet seen.
All measures to thwart the degradation and destruction of our ecosystem will be useless if we do not cut population growth.
Since the second world war, there has been a convention that the Nazis were driven either by atheism or by all sorts of sinister occult…
In Germany fascists promoted what they called “true Christianity”, which was essentially Christian fundamentalism.
For thinking people, there's only one possible answer to the age-old problem of evil: The all-loving Father proclaimed by many faiths cannot exist.