Science and Religion

How Did the Universe Begin? Professor Barth Netterfield’s lifelong journey into faith, physics and astronomy. A comic strip version from a University of Toronto scientist that reconciles his faith with his work.

Faith and Science Matters (Novalis) A consideration of the interrelationship between faith and science that illustrates the potential fruitful partnership between the two on contemporary issues.

Confronting misconceptions surrounding Catholic thought on various scientific developments, this collection of essays by leading scholars and educators helps us to understand Catholic teaching. Clear explanations offer us insights and ways to share the wealth of Church teaching on cosmology, creation, evolution, bioethics, ecology and technology.

The Pontifical Academy of Sciences is distinctive in its kind because it is the only supranational academy of sciences in the world. Founded in Rome on 17 August 1603 as the first exclusively scientific academy in the world by Federico Cesi, Giovanni Heck, Francesco Stelluti and Anastasio de Filiis with the name Linceorum Academia, to which Galileo Galilei was appointed member on 25 August 1610, it was reestablished in 1847 by Pius IX with the name Pontificia Accademia dei Nuovi Lincei. It was moved to its current headquarters in the Casina Pio IV in the Vatican Gardens in 1922, and given its current name and statutes by Pius XI in 1936.

Its mission is to honour pure science wherever it may be found, ensure its freedom and encourage research for the progress of science.

Science and Teachnology in the Catechism of the Catholic Church


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