Blake N Ross' Blog

Blake N Ross

I am a 31 year old former Catholic. I have lived in Canada most of my life and a couple of years in Asia. I began to doubt my faith at the age 12. I have never self identified as an Atheist, but I accept the label for the sake of functionality. Most of my family, both immediate and extended, no longer regularly attend church services, largely due to the sexual abuse scandals. I am a political junky and I plan to combine that tendency with my commitment to freeing people from blind faith. Religion and politics are often much too closely associated, and I believe this should not be the case; I intend to shine a light on this relationship.

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Mon, 02/10/2014 - 18:05

We sometimes hear about cases of religious freedom trumping the rights of women and other groups. This should never be the case.

Fri, 01/17/2014 - 20:36

It is a common refrain among European politicians in recent years that multiculturalism has failed, but it has not failed; freedom of religion has failed.

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 14:14

The sexual abuse scandals of the Catholic Church are so pervasive that sometimes we overlook the impact they have on local communities.