On 23 Oct 2013, the UCD Literary and Historical Society debated: “That this house would believe in a god.” The motion was defeated.

 

Jane Donnelly argues that opposition to RTE changing the daily Angelus broadcast reflects the privilege that the religious majority currently have. Extract from RTE’s Beyond Belief on 14 October 2013 discussing RTE’s daily broadcasting of the Angelus. Also in this clip is Roger Childs, head of religious programming on RTE.

 

Jane Donnelly and Dil Wickremasinghe argue that RTE should replace its daily Angelus with a moment of reflection for all, and Jane Donnelly argues for wider change towards a secular Ireland. Extract from RTE’s Beyond Belief on 14 October 2013 discussing RTE’s daily broadcasting of the Angelus.

 

Jane Donnelly of Atheist Ireland was on RTE’s BEyond Belief on 14 October 2013 discussing RTE’s daily broadcasting of the Angelus. In this extract she rejects RTE’s claim that the broadcast is a moment of reflection for everyone, arguing that if it looks like the Angelus, sounds like the Angelus and is called the Angelus, then it is the Angelus.

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