Tag Archives: November 2015 Paris attacks

Jesus and Mo Wednesday and Contest

by | November 25, 2015

Paris Thanks to this week’s guest scriptwriter, The Archbishop of Canterbury. ————— Yesterday was this comic’s 10th birthday, and to celebrate we’re running a little competition (thanks to sparky_shark for the suggestion). To enter, you just have to write a script for the last panel of a J&M “X-factor” strip: The script should a line… Read more »

Aux Armes, Canadiens?

by | November 23, 2015

After the recent Islamic State (also known as ISIL, ISIS and Daesh) attacks in Paris, France’s atheist President François Hollande was quick to vow to destroy the jihadist caliphate (full French transcript here) by forming “une grande et unique coalition”. France also launched heavy air strikes on Raqqa, the capital of the Islamic State, and… Read more »

The Catholic Church Doth Protest Too Much, Methinks.

by | November 20, 2015

A colleague from the Canadian atheist, secular, humanist, freethinking community alerted me to the article “Paris Attacks in God’s Name ‘Blasphemy’” using the subject line “Ironic News article”: The militants behind the Paris attacks that killed at least 129 people are “violating the image of God” by claiming to carry out such acts of violence in… Read more »

What is wrong with Canadian atheists’ priorities?

by | November 17, 2015

On Saturday, sometime before 11 PM, someone set fire to the only mosque in Peterborough. No one was hurt, thankfully, and while the damage was considerable inside, the Masjid Al-Salaam building itself survived. A neighbour noticed the flames and alerted fire services, who managed to quickly confine the flames to the main floor. In the… Read more »