Tag Archives: Christopher Hitchens

The case for arresting the Pope

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(Updated) Richard Dawkins, the atheist campaigner, is planning a legal ambush to have the Pope arrested during his state visit to Britain “for crimes against humanity”. Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens, the atheist author, have asked human rights lawyers to produce a case for charging Pope Benedict XVI over his alleged cover-up of sexual abuse in [...]

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Australia celebrates dangerous ideas

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I’m currently in Sydney, Australia to attend the Festival of Dangerous Ideas, a weekend festival hosted by the Sydney Opera House. More than 50 speakers and performers will participate in panel discussions and debates in a public forum to discuss issues that are considered “dangerous,” or controversial in modern society. Speakers include Christopher Hitchens, Catholic [...]

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