Secular Blog

February 22, 2013 - 10:57 am

I have faith that the pope reads my On Faith blogs because he followed my advice in a column in 2010. “Popes sometimes choose the name of a previous pope whose reign they wish to emulate.

February 13, 2013 - 4:42 pm

There are two types of people who sometimes object to participating in interfaith ceremonies: religious and irreligious.

February 6, 2013 - 3:15 pm

February 12, 1809 must have seemed like an ordinary day to those alive at the time, but we now know it to be the birth day of two giants of humanity: Abraham Lincoln and Charles Darwin. Lincoln ended slavery in the United States in the 19th century, and Darwin made one of the greatest scientific discoveries of the 19th century.

January 23, 2013 - 3:25 pm

At Monday’s moving inauguration ceremony, President Barack Obama repeated the constitutionally prescribed oath to “preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the

January 16, 2013 - 2:22 pm

Fads come and go in America, whether we’re talking about consumer products, hairstyles, or social-political ideas, so it's reasonable to wonder whether the secular movement might be just another trendy fashion.

December 19, 2012 - 10:55 am

It is with a heavy (10.5-ounce) heart that I tell my millions of supporters I am ending my campaign to become the first acknowledged atheist to serve as a U.S. senator from South Carolina.

December 18, 2012 - 1:02 pm

Sadly, long time Hawaii Senator, Daniel Inouye, died Monday. Elected in 1962, Inouye was the Senate's most senior member -- the longest current serving senator at the time of his death and the second longest in Senate history.