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Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 31-Dec-2016 to 6-Jan-2017.

Catholic School Funding (Again)

The letter below written by Al Ward and submitted to the Hamilton Spectator clears up (again) the misunderstanding about publicly-funded Catholic schools: It seems whenever this issue pops up there is some Roman Catholic School supporter who claims indignantly that since their taxes are directed to the Roman Catholic board … Continue reading

Election Dos and Don’ts for Churches

The Church for Vancouver has published “Guidelines for Church Engagement in Elections” on its website. The guidelines are a shorter version of the 25 page Election Kit prepared by the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada (EFC). While the EFC Election Kit  includes A Call to Prayer; Understanding Canadian Elections; and Tips … Continue reading

John Oliver Deliciously Excoriates Televangelists

John Oliver spends 20 glorious minutes excoriating televangelists in his latest Last Week Tonight segment. I expected him to highlight the obvious lavish lifestyles of televangelists and Oliver did so wonderfully by showing clips of the likes of  Robert Tilton, Creflo Dollar (the guy who started a fund for a 65 … Continue reading

If Only It Were True

The headline for Hans Rollmann’s July 25th article for his column “To Each Their Own” in the The Independent promises “Harper Government to Revoke Charitable Status of Catholic Church.” If only it were true, this would be a fitting punishment for an organization that is politically active across Canada in … Continue reading

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