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by mike_fernlea
Sat Sep 03, 2011 7:18 pm
Forum: Atheism in the News
Topic: Irish government failed to respect and protect the Vatican
Replies: 1
Views: 2405

Irish government failed to respect and protect the Vatican

In the midst of the sex abuse allegations last year, the Vatican concluded that "the Irish government failed to respect and protect Vatican sovereignty"

http://wikileaks.cabledrum.net/cable/20 ... CAN33.html
by mike_fernlea
Thu Jul 01, 2010 5:39 pm
Forum: Education and Children
Topic: Unable to get non-catholics into a gaelic school
Replies: 1
Views: 2098

Unable to get non-catholics into a gaelic school

Just heard this podcast on RTE that may be of interest

cheers

Mike

http://www.rte.ie/podcasts/2010/pc/pod- ... lscoil.mp3
by mike_fernlea
Tue Jan 12, 2010 6:38 pm
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Atheists Not for Jesus
Replies: 47
Views: 12608

Re: Atheists Not for Jesus

Dear Sirstingray, I am a born again Christian, and I would like to comment on your remarks- . . . The Irish Government are now trying to bring in a blasphemy law to placate maniacal muslims and to protect perverted paedophiles. They hate Jesus with a passion, because Jesus shows them up for what th...
by mike_fernlea
Fri Jan 01, 2010 9:05 pm
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: New blasphemy law
Replies: 27
Views: 9410

Re: New blasphemy law

Hey, I've just had a thought. Given how Monty Python's Life of Brian was banned for eight years in Ireland due to blasphemy, surely all we need to do to test this law is to arrange for a screening of the film.

Who's up for it? Seems like a nice, non-offensive way of testing the law.
by mike_fernlea
Fri Jan 01, 2010 3:17 pm
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: New blasphemy law
Replies: 27
Views: 9410

Re: New blasphemy law

That'd be Robert Briscoe you mean I guess
by mike_fernlea
Fri Jan 01, 2010 10:47 am
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: New blasphemy law
Replies: 27
Views: 9410

New blasphemy law

All Just a thought, but isn't the new blasphemy law against article 10 of the European Convention on Human Rights: "Everyone has the right to freedom of expression. this right shall include freedom to hold opinions and to receive and impart information and ideas without interference by public author...
by mike_fernlea
Wed Aug 12, 2009 11:55 am
Forum: Atheism, Philosophy and Religion
Topic: Sin is more dangerous than Swine Flu
Replies: 2
Views: 1475

Sin is more dangerous than Swine Flu

Well, according to the Dramore Reformed Presbyterian Church
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