For whom does the bell toll?

One million demonstrators in Paris on January 11, 2015, chanted the slogan, “Je suis Charlie,”—“I am Charlie,” while brandishing a pen, which has become the symbol of assassinated freedom of expression; this is the official, unanimously agreed-on version of the media outlets and the political parties. But in reality, when you know what the... 


Switzerland: A constant increase in the numbers of the a-confessional

The Institute of Pastoral Sociology in Saint-Gall (IPS) published on December 3, 2014, Switzerland’s religious and ecclesial statistics. These show that contrary to what the Swiss-German newspaper Blick had declared in its October 20, 2013 edition, only six months after the election of the new pope, there has been no “Francis effect”. In fact,... 


Canada: Fewer than 1 out of 2 weddings in Quebec are religious

For the first time, fewer than one wedding out of two are religious in Quebec (48.8%), according to the numbers assembled by Quebec statistics institution (ISQ) and published by Quebec media group Radio Ville-Marie (RVM) on December 18th. In 2012, 51.6% of weddings were still celebrated in church, 70.6% in 2002 and 97.8% in 1969. The ISQ emphasized... 


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