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Tuesday 27 May 2008
by  cilalp_france

A Brief Contribution to the History of International FreeThought

We don’t have to deal with the reasons why the Libre Pensée is an organization which fights international dogmatism and therefore an international reflection and organization. It is also clearly understood that we cannot write a complete history of the International Free Thought in this brief (...)
Tuesday 13 May 2008
by  cilalp_france

We will meet on June 4, 2008, in Washington DC

On July 4, 2005, in Paris, during the «World Congress of the Freethought, for Atheism, and the Freethought» we jointly founded the International Liaison Committee of Atheists and Freethinkers (ILCAF/CILALP). What have we seen in the last three years? On the one hand, Western societies have (...)
Sunday 20 January 2008
by  cilalp_france

On the occasion of the Pope’s visit to France

The undersigned of this Appeal - Fédération nationale de la Libre pensée, Ligue de l’enseignement, Union rationaliste, Europe et Laïcité (CAEDEL) – are French Member Organizations of IHEU (International Humanist and Ethical Union). This Non Governmental Organization was founded in Amsterdam in 1952. (...)
Friday 21 September 2007
by  cilalp_france

Lecture given at All Ireland Humanist Summer School Carlingford, 18th August 2007

From the beginning, the founding fathers of European union, deeply rooted in the Catholic Church Social teaching, De Gasperi, Adenauer, R.Schuman, Delors, Prodi, Juncker and, now, Durao Barroso were or are «fathers» in the Christian sense of the word. In 1980, the French Catholic Bishops (...)
Saturday 15 September 2007
by  cilalp_france

It’s still worth standing up for your rights – Deutsche Bahn withdraw censorship after protests!

A state of law and order is a sine qua non – but it’s telling that that there is only anything to be perceived of it at all when the general public doggedly and clearly insist on their rights. Here’s an example from the manual – for democrats and anyone who wants to become one: In July 2007, (...)


“Secular views in bioethics” Review and Prospects


Friday, September 30th 2011

Saturday, October 1st , 2011

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7 September 2010 - Darwin’s house and laboratory denied world heritage status – for now

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