By Kimberly Winston| Religion News Service




Stories by By Kimberly Winston| Religion News Service
Secularists see ‘HumanLight’ as new December holiday

Add another holiday to the December dilemma — HumanLight. In addition to Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa, secular humanists have added … Continued

Newest front in the Christmas wars: billboards

A billboard bearing a positive message about atheism has been vandalized – again. A billboard posted in Chico, Calif., that … Continued

Unbelief is now the world’s third-largest’religion’

A new report on global religious identity shows that while Christians and Muslims make up the two largest groups, those … Continued

Phelps’ son condemns plan to picket Newtown funerals

The estranged son of a Kansas pastor famous for protesting the funerals of soldiers and AIDS victims has condemned his … Continued

Atheists find holiday refuge in Ha Ha Heathens comedy show

SAN FRANCISCO — It’s just another night of stand-up at the Punch Line, the comedy club where Robin Williams, Dana … Continued

Court upholds Indiana’s ban on secular wedding officiants

A federal court in Indiana has rejected atheists’ requests to preside at wedding ceremonies, saying only clergy or public officials … Continued

Campus atheists score big funding from Wisconsin university

An organization of student nonbelievers is likely to receive $69,000 from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the largest grant from an … Continued

Petition fails in support of Indonesian atheist

What was supposed to be a slam dunk for nontheists has become a slap in the face after a petition … Continued

Atheists find a new venue for the godless: on film

SAN FRANCISCO — There were no red carpets, no paparazzi, no celebrities and definitely no God at the recent annual … Continued