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#PugadBaboy: Atheist Hater

Nov 24, 2017 - 11:00 AM

Mencintai tuhan lain setelah perjalanan panjang

Sep 25, 2016 - 2:32 PM

Perjalanan mencari iman adalah perjalanan terpanjang dalam hidup

Ilustrasi oleh Adhitya Pattisahusiwa

A look at religion in Indonesia 71 years since independence

Aug 17, 2016 - 6:15 PM

Indonesia is religiously tolerant relative to other countries but it has its own challenges to achieving religious harmony

RELIGIOUS HARMONY. Indonesia faces its own challenges in achieving religious harmony. File photo by EPA/MAST IRHAM

Pope, patriarch urge Christian unity at historic talks

Feb 13, 2016 - 8:18 AM

The Orthodox Church s refusal to accept the primacy of the Roman pontiff has long been the primary barrier to a rapprochement between the Roman Catholic and Orthodox churches

CHRISTIAN UNITY. Pope Francis (L) and the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill (R), held a historic meeting in Havana's international airport. The two leaders signed a memorandum, which focused on ecumenism, or efforts to reunite Christian churches, common Christian values, and the persecution of Christians in the Middle East and Africa. Photo by Alejandro Ernesto/EPA

What Christmas is like for an atheist

Dec 26, 2015 - 3:07 PM

I wish there was a holiday for atheists but there isn’t

ISRAEL. The Temple Mount of Jerusalem plus Santa and a Christmas tree

How to deal with Islamophobia when traveling abroad

Dec 03, 2015 - 3:07 PM

Did you know that research shows Americans view Muslims as the least liked people below atheists? Here s how to deal with Islamophobe

Leaving Islam: How I became an atheist

Sep 24, 2015 - 3:40 PM

No matter how many good things you have done before you kick the bucket if you are not a Muslim then bad news for you Even back then I had a problem accepting that part of the religious teaching

ISLAM. An Indonesian Muslim woman takes a picture of her fellows during a mass prayer marking the Eid Al-Adha celebrations in Banda Aceh, Indonesia. File photo from EPA

On being godless and good: Irreligious Pinoys speak out

Jun 04, 2015 - 12:56 PM

God is not necessary to be a good human says the Philippine Atheists and Agnostic Society

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

PATASCON2015: Breaking through with reason and humanism

Apr 24, 2015 - 11:54 AM

Are you irreligious? Check out this convention for Filipino atheists agnostics and irreligious individuals

Bangladeshis pay tribute to US blogger killed in machete attack

Mar 01, 2015 - 10:45 PM

More than 1 000 mourners gathered to pay respects and lay wreaths on murdered atheist blogger Avijit Roy

TRIBUTE. Bangladeshi mourners pay their last respects to US blogger of Bangladeshi origin and founder of the Mukto-Mona (Free-mind) blog site Avijit Roy in Dhaka on March 1, 2015. Photo by MUNIR UZ ZAMAN / AFP

Facebook users of all faiths love Pope Francis

Jan 20, 2015 - 7:38 PM

Facebook users of all faiths share their love for Pope Francis

#PugadBaboy: Atheist bandwagon

Jan 16, 2015 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: An Atheist in Church

Dec 27, 2014 - 5:00 AM

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: First timer punchline 3

Sep 27, 2014 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: First timer

Sep 27, 2014 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: First timer punchline 2

Sep 27, 2014 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Ang Punyal ni Devlino 48

Mar 22, 2014 - 5:00 AM

#PugadBaboy: Science vs. Mystic Healing

Oct 05, 2013 - 5:00 AM

What heals more effectively

#PugadBaboy: Science vs. Mystic Healing punchline 2

Oct 05, 2013 - 5:00 AM

What healing process is more effective

#PugadBaboy: Science vs. Mystic Healing punchline 3

Oct 05, 2013 - 5:00 AM

What heals more effectively

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

Pope to 'intolerant' Catholics: Good atheists exist

May 23, 2013 - 11:04 AM

Pope Francis criticizes intolerant believers who think atheists among other non Catholics cannot do good

SYMBOL OF SERVICE. This handout picture released by the Vatican press office shows Pope Francis (R) kissing the feet of a young offender after washing them during a Mass at the church of the Casal del Marmo youth prison on the outskirts of Rome as part of Holy Thursday. Photo by AFP/Osservatore Romano

Bangladesh police arrests another atheist blogger

Apr 03, 2013 - 9:55 PM

The arrest of Asif Mohiuddin 29 comes a day after the detention of three other bloggers

PROTESTS. Bangladesh has started a crackdown on 'online atheists.' Photo by AFP

3 atheist bloggers arrested

Apr 02, 2013 - 6:44 PM

The arrests came after pressure from Islamists who have organized a protest march to demand death penalty for the 3

Record decline in Brazilian Catholics: census

Jun 30, 2012 - 10:40 AM

Latest figures show a record decline in Catholics in what is considered the world s largest Catholic country