Loading
Conference on Faith and Evolution to be officially announced at the Vatican

.- On February 10, the Vatican will officially announce the details of the international conference called “Biological Evolution: Facts and Theories. A critical appraisal 150 years after ‘The Origin of Species’," which will take place from March 3-7, 2009.

The conference, organized by the Pontifical Gregorian University and the University of Notre Dame (Indiana, USA) and sponsored by the Pontifical Council for Culture, will be presented  by Archbishop Gianfranco Ravasi, President of the Pontifical Council for Culture;  Prof. P. Marc Leclerc S.J. of the Pontifical Gregorian University, who is also the Director of the event;  Prof.  Giuseppe Tanzella-Nitti of the Pontifical University of the Santa Croce; and  Dr. Saverio Forestiero, Professor of Zoology at the Roman University of  Tor Vergata, and member of the organizing committee.

The event, which is part of the Vatican-sponsored "Science, Theology and the Ontological Quest" (STOQ) project, will explore the commonalities between a moderate Evolutionism and Faith.

Some American academics have complained that renowned scientists from the "Intelligent Design" school of thought have not been invited to participate.


Ads by AdsLiveMedia(What's this?)

* The number of messages that can be online is limited. CNA reserves the right to edit messages for content and tone. Comments and opinions expressed by users do not necessarily reflect the opinions or beliefs of CNA. CNA will not publish comments with abusive language, insults or links to other pages

RESOURCES »

Ads by Google (What's this?)

Featured Videos

Pilgrimage from Czech Republic to Assisi and Rome for intentions
Pilgrimage from Czech Republic to Assisi and Rome for intentions
Testimony of young Indian who met Pope in Korea
Preparations of the Closing Mass of 6th Asian Youth Day
Missionary of Charity, Korea
Testimony of Christian Love during Pope's Visit to Korea
Religious Sisters in South Korea react to Pope Francis kissing a baby
Warm atmosphere during Holy Mass at Daejeon World Cup Stadium
Images inside Pope Francis flight to South Korea
The tombs of the early Christians
Missionaries of Africa, called "the White Fathers"
Italian youth give testimony after mission to Peru
Interview with Iraqi Ambassador to the Holy See on the persecution of Christians
New book 'The Vatican unknown'
A Look at India from Rome
3D Church mapping
#PAUSEforPeace Initiative
Dedicating art to San Juan de la Cruz
A state without territory elects new government
The renewal of the Legionaries of Christ
Presentation of the book "The Pastor"
Sep
2

Liturgical Calendar

September 2, 2014

Tuesday of the Twenty-Second Week in Ordinary Time

All readings:
Today »
This year »

Catholic Daily

Gospel of the Day

Lk 4:31-37

Gospel
Date
09/02/14
09/01/14
08/31/14

Daily Readings


First Reading:: 1 Cor 2:10B-16
Gospel:: Lk 4:31-37

Saint of the Day

Martyrs of September »

Saint
Date
08/31/14

Homily of the Day

Lk 4:31-37

Homily
Date
09/02/14
09/01/14
08/31/14

Ads by AdsLiveMedia.com

Ads by AdsLiveMedia.com
     HTML
Text only
Headlines
  

Follow us: