The Catholic Church often gets a reputation as anti-science — especially when it comes to evolution. Is it possible for Catholics to believe in evolution without contradicting Church doctrine?
For more information from Fr. Spitzer on evolution, check out this article that focuses on the bible and evolution and this video which discusses the historical relation between the Church and scientists. Also available is this article, God’s Periodic Table… & Evolution from Dr. Robert Kurland (AKA, Dr. Bob), a retired professor who taught Physics at both Harvard and Carnegie Melon.
Lindsay Rudegeair is Managing Editor of the Magis Center blog.