Skip to content

Jan 19th/2016

January 19, 2016
by

CFI-Canada-logo

CFI Canada’s mission is to provide education and training to the public in the application of skeptical, secular, rational and humanistic inquiry through conferences, symposia, lectures, published works and the maintenance of a library.

Front Page

A Muslim cleric has been arrested in Pakistan on terror charges after a teenage boy he accused of blasphemy responded by sawing off his own hand. Anwar Ali, 15, performed the act of self-amputation with a scythe after attending a religious gathering in his local mosque last Monday. The cleric challenged anyone who did not love the prophet Muhammad to raise their hand. The boy misunderstood the question and put his hand up. Shabir Ahmed, the cleric at the mosque, denounced the boy as a “blasphemer who was liable to be killed”. An emotional Ali rushed home and returned with his severed hand on a plate, which he presented to the mullah.

——————————————————————————————————————————

Upcoming Events

Did you know the best place to find out about CFI Calgary events is on Meetup.com? It’s free to join and you will never miss hearing about a local Calgary event. Join over 1000 Calgarians who use Meetup to hear about, RSVP and comment on our events.

——–

          Let us know if you have an activity you’d like to share!

Faith-Based Violence and Bigotry

CFIC continues to monitor, document and condemn faith based violence and bigotry around the world.

Science, Medicine, and Ethics News

Wishful Thinking and Superstition/Religion

——-

Calendar of upcoming scientific conferences

—-

CALLING ALL NON-BELIEVERS . . . COME OUT OF THE CLOSET!

——–

Karla’s Atheist Breast Cancer Support Facebook group is now available. It’s private so you have to ask to join. Say you are an atheist with breast cancer and Karla will approve your request.

—-

Online Tools for Skeptical Fact Checking

—-

Critical Links is published every Tuesday And Friday

Please support the Centre For Inquiry Canada by joining as a member or donating today

No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: