challenging religious privilege in public life



How Europe was overrun by Christians

Christianity prevailed over European heathenism because Christians resorted to torture, murder, and other clear breaches of the law.

When Did the Catholic Church Decide Priests Should Be Celibate?

The Church was a thousand years old before it definitively took a stand in favor of celibacy in the 12th century at the Second Lateran…

Holy Horrors: Killing Heretics

In 1208, Pope Innocent III declared a major crusade to destroy the Albigenses. Some 20,000 knights and peasants answered the call.

Dishonest to God: On Keeping Religion Out of Politics

Excerpt from Baroness Professor Mary Warnock's book, "Dishonest to God: On Keeping Religion Out of Politics". Where does morality come from?