Pinoy atheists and agnostics to have 'coming out' event

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Mar 19 2011 12:32 PM | Updated as of Mar 19 2011 08:32 PM

MANILA, Philippines - For the very first time, atheists and agnostics in the Philippines will be "coming out".

A "Coming Out Event" has been organized by the Philippine Atheists and Agnostics Society (PATAS) from 3 p.m. of March 19 to 9 p.m. of March 20 at the Rizal Park in Manila.

"Sa kauna-unahang pagkakataon, lalabas ang mga nagtatagong atheist at agnostic sa Pilipinas, sa paniniwalang kaya namin maging mabuti at kapaki-pakinabang na nilalang kahit walang relihiyon," said Steve Gelano, PATAS convenor.

Interested parties may contact Levi Monton, PATAS corporate secretary, at 0915-489-4847 for more details.