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[OPINION] I was an atheist, then a Christian, and now an agnostic

Mar 08, 2020 - 3:00 PM

'No matter which side you're on, it's wrong to make people feel unsafe for believing in the things they do, or feel that they are lesser than you for not believing in what you believe'

[OPINION] Walking away from the golden calf

Feb 16, 2020 - 11:00 AM

'I could no longer claim membership in the Catholic Church in good faith – not just because of the hypocrites in her, but because of the inherent hypocrisy in her system'

[PODCAST] I've Got An Opinion: I don't believe in god

Jan 22, 2020 - 8:18 PM

What led our podcast guest David Ong to his atheism? What values does he hold? Would he raise his child godless or marry a staunch Catholic? Let's find out!

[OPINYON] Ikinasal ako sa isang atheist

Aug 24, 2019 - 10:00 AM

Akala ko noong una 'pag atheist, barumbado, matapang, siga, pero nagkamali ako. Sila pa 'yung mas nakakaunawa, sila pa 'yung mas gumagalang ng paniniwala ng iba.

[OPINION] One woman's journey from Christianity to agnosticism

Aug 04, 2019 - 9:17 AM

My departure from Christianity does not mean that I will cling to the arms of blasphemy

[OPINYON] Hindi ko kailangan ng relihiyon upang maging mabuting tao

Jul 27, 2019 - 1:00 PM

Ayaw kong mabuhay sa takot. Ayaw kong isipin na dapat ganito, ganiyan ang gawin ko upang 'maligtas' ako sa kung anong katapusang mangyayari.

Adventures in non-faith

Aug 07, 2017 - 3:02 PM

We are now witnessing Catholicism at its best Those from the faith would do well to reconnect with their faith today and join their Church as it tells those who suffer that they too may partake of the kingdom of God – distant but ever present

China's president stresses Communist leadership over religion

Apr 24, 2016 - 11:54 AM

But President Xi Jinping stresses that party members must be unyielding Marxist atheists

NO RELIGION. Since Chinese President Xi Jinping came to power in 2012, Communist officials have taken a harder line towards civil and religious society. File photo by Fred Dufour/EPA

#PugadBaboy: Ulan punchline 2

Aug 21, 2015 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Ulan punchline 3

Aug 21, 2015 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Ulan

Aug 21, 2015 - 5:00 AM

Vague laws force Indonesia’s atheists to lay low

May 28, 2015 - 4:07 PM

Indonesia s religious affairs minister says atheism isn t illegal but spreading the belief is

LEGAL? An Indonesian man views the Facebook page of Atheist Minang, operated by a group of Indonesian atheists, at an internet shop in Jakarta. Photo by AFP/Romeo Gacad

Pope Francis: A symbol of hope and contradiction

Jan 19, 2015 - 2:55 PM

Pope Francis represents the best and the worst of Catholic faithful He is after all every Catholic combined

#PugadBaboy: Atheist bandwagon

Jan 16, 2015 - 5:00 AM

A Filipino atheist's letter to Pope Francis

Jan 06, 2015 - 10:30 AM

Should Pope Francis s visit affect a non believer? One writer thinks it definitely should

Atheists more active on Twitter than believers – study

Oct 26, 2014 - 9:14 AM

The words most commonly tweeted across all groups are love life work and happy which goes to show that no matter what you believe in – or even if you don t believe in the first place – people tend to value a lot of the same things in the end

#PugadBaboy: Belief punchline 2

Jul 12, 2014 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Belief punchline 3

Jul 12, 2014 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Belief

Jul 12, 2014 - 5:00 AM

My long-overdue apostasy

Jul 01, 2014 - 3:40 PM

I used to dole out Bible verses as if they were freshly baked cookies I apologize to those who had to endure this

#PugadBaboy: Holy conspiracy

Jun 23, 2014 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Religion vs. Superstition punchline 3

Oct 30, 2013 - 5:00 AM

Atheism religion superstition and the pork barrel scam

#PugadBaboy: Religion vs. Superstition

Oct 30, 2013 - 5:00 AM

Atheism religion and superstition

#PugadBaboy: Religion vs. Superstition punchline 2

Oct 30, 2013 - 5:00 AM

Atheism religion and superstition

Pope Francis: Atheists can be moral

Sep 11, 2013 - 10:50 PM

The question for people who do not believe in God is to listen to their consciences

REDEMPTION FOR ALL. Pope Francis reaches out to non-believers by saying God's mercy is also for atheists. Photo from EPA/Luca Zennaro/Pool

Breaking Glass: Red Tani vs the 'noisy majority'

Jun 26, 2012 - 7:46 AM

The founder of the Filipino Freethinkers made the transition from agnostic to atheist to humanist