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Archbishop Charles J. Chaput Reflects on Pope Francis' Encyclical 'Laudato Si'
The First World War lingers in the memory as humanity's first encounter with industrialized killing on a mass scale. New weapons of the machine age obliterated forests, villages and fields - an entire way of life. This new type of war also deeply shaped the thinking of men who experienced it firsthand. Among them w...read more
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Research seeking to uncover the secrets of the brain can have positive or negative effects on the protection of human dignity. Elements of that research and its applications to human subjects …read more
The question of genetically modified seeds is, in itself, not a religious matter -- certainly not a matter of faith. Yet, it is nearly a religious matter, because it is intertwined with issues …read more
Biotechnology guided by morality could greatly aid poor countries in Africa, said the former secretary of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace in a congress dedicated to that …read more
Benedict XVI spent a leisurely hour with the Jesuit scientists who staff the Vatican Observatory, giving his papal blessing to their new headquarters, which the director says symbolize the …read more