27Jan Is ‘secularism’ just another ‘religion’?

Sean O'Conaill raises some very relevant questions about "the dichotomy of 'secular and 'religious' ".
"In Ireland a militant secularism is obviously bent on 'binding' together all those alienated from the remnants of the 'Catholic state' into a significant political constituency."
But Sean asks "How exactly can something so obviously evangelical, pacifically inclined, moralistic, charismatic, 'binding' - and salvational - not qualify as a 'religion'? "

27Jan 27/01. Wednesday, Week 3

Saint Angela de Merici, optional memorial

1st Reading: 2 Samuel 7:4-17

Samuel hears God’s promise to build up the house of David

That very night the word of the Lord came to Nathan: Go and tell my servant David: Thus … Read the rest