Uruguay: Violation of the secularity (laicity) of President Lacalle Pou by participating in a religious ceremony

PUBLIC STATEMENT Montevido, 2020 March 5. On 2 March, one day after taking office, the President of the Republic Luis Alberto Lacalle Pou participated in a religious ceremony in the cathedral of Montevideo convened by the Episcopal Conference of Uruguay (Catholic Church) and five other religious organizations. The Secretary to Read more…

The Secular Movement of Québec, known as Mouvement Laïque Québecois (MLQ Québec / Canada) and The National Federation of Free Thought (FNLP France) address the international secular movement

common struggle  : In Quebec as in France, secularity needs you: – In Quebec to institute it – In France to defend it. The more countries that establish secularity in their institutions, the more secularism in France will be protected. Our secular friends in Quebec are facing an unprecedented offensive Read more…

Belgium and France: A joint statement by the CLP/KVD (Belgium) and The FNLP (France)

The Circle of Free Thought


The National Federation of Free thought

Constitution, secularism and public funding of religions

An international call by personalities has been published for the fiftieth anniversary of the Belgian Center of Secular Action, which was born in 1969. The congress was held in Liège, a traditional fiefdom of Free Thought, then here is “the call from Liège, for a universal secularity”.

Both our associations (CLP/KVD and FNLP) have read about this call in the press and have studied it with interest. French Free Thinkers expressed some surprise when they noticed the presentation of the call was sponsored by Mr. François Hollande, the former president of the French Republic. Belgian Free Thinkers had the same surprise when they understood that one of the distinguished signatories was Mr. Elio di Rupo who was the Prime Minister of the Belgian Monarchy for several years. (more…)