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Nerd and geek

Originally posted on There Will Be Bread:
A couple of weeks ago the Albany Times Union, (note: the paper hosts a mirror of this blog on their website)  ran a reprint of an editorial from the Pittsburgh Post Gazette. To…

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Jesuit Guy Consolmagno Wins Carl Sagan Medal from the American Astronomical Society

  As readers know, I am a big fan of astronomer and Jesuit Guy Consolmagno.  I was delighted to learn that he won the prestigious Carl Sagan Medal from the American Astronomical Society this week.  Set forth below is an … Continue reading

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Pope Francis: Church Rejoices at the Progress of Science; Encourages Sharing of Knowledge

  Last week, Pope Francis addressed professors and students at the Vatican Observatory (Thanks to Gaudete Theology for the reference). It is an excellent read on the symbiotic relationship between science and faith in their mutual pursuit of truth. You can read … Continue reading

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Jesuit Professor Devotes His Career to Both Faith and Science

The Jesuits.org site had a great profile on Fr. George Coyne, S.J., former Director of the Vatican Observatory.  You can read the full article here, but set forth below is an excerpt: “As a man of faith, Jesuit Father George … Continue reading

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Thinking Faith and Teilhard de Chardin

  To commemorate the 200th anniversary of the restoration of the Society of Jesus by Pope Pius VII, the Jesuits in Britain have produced a special calendar for 2014. The calendar features illustrations of 12 Jesuits from across the world who have been … Continue reading

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The Continuing Influence of Teilhard de Chardin

The article below appeared in the Independent Catholic News this week: The French philosopher, palaeontologist and geologist, Fr Pierre Teilhard de Chardin SJ is the focus for the Society of Jesus this January, as he features in the commemorative calendar produced … Continue reading

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Vatican Astonomers Contemplate God and Science in Geminid Meteor Shower

Because one can not have too much of Brother Guy Consolmagno, S.J. Set forth below is an excerpt from the Detroit Free Press on the Geminid Meteor Shower that is expected to peak Saturday morning and the role that Detroit native … Continue reading

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