Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 1-Jul-2017 to 7-Jul-2017.
On Wednesday, the Conference Interview Committee of the Toronto Conference of the United Church of Canada released its report on atheist minister Rev. Gretta Vosper. They ruled that she is not suitable to continue as a minister in the United Church.
I’ve been wanting to set up recurring updates about topics of interest to Canadian atheists for years now. I was quite enthused when Secular Lynx started doing it a year or so back. But Secular Lynx seems to have died, so I thought it was finally time to step up.
Gretta Vosper made a huge splash in 2008 when she came out as atheist, despite being an ordained minister of the United Church of Canada. Clergy coming out atheist is hardly news, but what made Vosper stand out was that she insisted on continuing as a minister of the UCC … Continue reading