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Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
James T. Keane
Science fiction and religion might not seem like the most natural of bedfellows—but religion is usually a prominent theme in most contemporary sci-fi.
Arts & CultureVantage Point
Willis E. McNelly
In 1980, Dr. Willis E. McNelly, a pioneer in the academic study of science fiction as a literary genre, offered his thoughts to 'America' on sci-fi and religion.
sky with clouds with trees surrounding, looking upward
Politics & SocietyTelevision
Joe Lorenz, S.J.
Psychedelics have been seen as far worse than alcohol and cigarettes, but are they really?
Politics & SocietyNews
Margaret Peppiatt - Catholic News Service
An opportunity for more research on ectopic pregnancies cannot be overlooked as controversy over these pregnancies erupted following Roe v. Wade being overturned.
Gabriele Gionti, S.J., an astronomer, points to a 1935 Zeiss telescope during a tour for media representatives of the Vatican Observatory at the papal villa at Castel Gandolfo.
Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service
“Being close to the created world is a way of being close to the creator, and that’s why sciences played such an important role in the apostolates of the Jesuits,” said the director of the Vatican Observatory.
A statue of Charles Darwin at his former school, which is now Shrewsbury Library in the United Kingdom (iStock)
Arts & CultureIdeas
Christopher Sandford
Charles Darwin’s teaching has been misappropriated by generations of intellectually dubious adherents.