This is part 3/9 of a three-way debate on the Catholic Church, Islam and secularism, held on 20 February 2012, at University College Cork in Ireland.
Religion v Secularism 3/9 Michael Nugent of Atheist Ireland speaking at UCC debate
Brendan O'Neill, editor of Spiked magazine, defends the Catholic Church against modern secularists; Adnan Rashid, of the Islamic Education and Research Academy, promotes Islam; and Michael Nugent, chairperson of Atheist Ireland, promotes secularism.
The debate was jointly organised by the UCC Philosophical, Atheist and Muslim Societies.
1/9 Brendan O'Neill of Spiked opening speech