separation between churches and state in the world

This section's articles

Tuesday 10 March 2009

£600,000 of public money for religious groups

In response to a parliamentary question, the Government revealed that it will give £600,000 to "faith groups" in 2009–10 for activities and websites that promote "understanding and dialogue". The total amount available for the "Faiths in Action" fund over the next few years is £4 million. Terry (...)
Tuesday 3 February 2009

The Cross And The Constitution

Frederick Lane is an author and professional lecturer on civil liberties issues. His recent book, The Court and the Cross: The Religious Right’s Crusade to Reshape the Supreme Court, examines efforts by fundamentalist Christian political groups to persuade the courts to lower the church-state (...)
Tuesday 3 February 2009

Church, State And President Obama

With ‘9 in ‘09’ Project, Americans United Presses New Administration To Repair Bush Damage To Church-State Wall By Rob Boston

Tuesday 3 February 2009

Cross Purposes

In A Bid To Keep Religious Symbols On Public Land, Anti-Separationist Forces Have Declared The Christian Cross To Be Secular By Sandhya Bathija

jeudi 4 décembre 2008

‘Faith-Based’ Flare Up

By Rob Boston Church & State september 2008 Soaring energy prices, an uncertain economy and the ongoing war in Iraq have dominated the 2008 presidential campaign. But for a few days this summer, a controversial church-state issue – the “faith-based” initiative – managed to grab the national (...)


“Secular views in bioethics” Review and Prospects


Friday, September 30th 2011

Saturday, October 1st , 2011

Campus Universitat de Barcelona

Facultat de Dret de la Universitat de Barcelona

Avda. Diagonal, 684


Under the auspices of the Observatori de Bioetica i dret and of the Faculte de Droit, universitat de Barcelona (Prof. Maria Casado and Albert Royes)

- Registration form and support – Barcelona symposium

- Registration form and payment (at the order of Libre Pensée) send to : Libre Pensée 10/12 rue des Fossés St Jacques 75005 Paris, France

- Symposium registration + proceedings : 20 €
- Support (50 € and more)

See all the informations in English, French, Spanish, Catalan, Portugais, Neerlandais, Greek

News items

6 October 2010 - NSS Bulletin autumn 2010

NSS Bulletin

7 September 2010 - Number of Catholic weddings falls dramatically

The number of Catholic weddings in the (US) Archdiocese of Boston – where the extent of the (...)

7 September 2010 - Armed forces consider deploying "humanist chaplains"

The Scotsman reports "military sources" as being "sympathetic" to the idea of establishing an (...)

7 September 2010 - Coming out as atheist – John McCrirrick

The barmy betting guru John McCrirrick tells us on Channels Four’s own "Thought for the Day" (...)

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

Charles Darwin’s home, Down House in Kent, and the surrounding landscape where he carried out (...)