Catholic university engages atheism h...

Catholic university engages atheism head-on

There are 5 comments on the www.religionnews.com story from Jan 25, 2013, titled Catholic university engages atheism head-on. In it, www.religionnews.com reports that:

Talk about an unlikely course in an unlikely place.

The main chapel at Jesuit-run Regis College at the University of Toronto is adorned with stained glass windows, icons of Mary and Joseph, and the Stations of the Cross. The eight-week course, which meets every Wednesday afternoon, is on atheism. Or more precisely, “Responding to 21st-Century Atheism.”

It’s an attempt, says the Rev. Scott Lewis, for people of faith to understand and come to terms with the increasingly muscular secularism and atheism that has arisen in Western societies over the past generation.

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“It's just a box of rain...”

Since: May 07

Knoxville, TN

#1 Jan 25, 2013
Another article on the Catholic response to atheism: http://www.monstersandcritics.com/smallscreen...

“Reason's Greetings!”

Since: Feb 11

Pale Blue Dot

#2 Jan 25, 2013
I remember that it was just a year ago that the Nazi in the fabulously adorned smock wanted to reach out to non-believers.

Vatican To Reach Out To Atheists

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/01/28/vati...

I guess it was just another catlick failure.
Thinking

Leighton Buzzard, UK

#3 Jan 27, 2013
Any gay priests in?

www.youtube.com/watch...

Since: Aug 12

Location hidden

#4 Jan 29, 2013
Hitler worked CLOSELY with Pope Pius in converting Germanic society and supporting the church. The Church absorbed Nazi ideals and preached them as part of their sermons in turn Hitler placed Catholic teachings in public education. This photo depicts Hitler with Archbishop Cesare Orsenigo, the papal nuncio in Berlin
EdSed

Hamilton, UK

#5 Jan 29, 2013
"Atheism “has become militant, aggressive and proselytizing,” said Lewis"
Atheism isn't becoming anything except more common as religion declines. That's all.

The Catholic Church isn't 'confronting atheism head-on', it is simply that Catholicism is essentially sectarian nonsense based on superstitions like the three-for-one god offer.

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