St. Thomas and the Sciences

In which we learn why science was born in medieval Latin Europe and stillborn everywhere else. [Read more…]

Everybody Knows About the Catholic Church’s Ancient War with Science

Well, everybody’s wrong. But what about Galileo and… oh, you know, everybody? About Galileo, go here. Read the whole thing. ┬áBecome educated. Then ask yourself, “What do I mean by everybody?” Realize that you have no idea what you are talking about and are passing on urban legend. If you feel compelled to say, “Oh [Read More…]

Br. Guy Consolmagno, Vatican Astronomy, Wins Carl Sagan Medal

…because Catholics like Albert the Great, Copernicus, Louis Pasteur, Gregor Mendel and Fr. George Lemaitre hate and fear Science. [Read more…]

Cosmos in the Lost on the “eclipse of science”…

during those terrible Middle Ages. It’s amazing how much intellect worshippers fail to *use* the object of their adoration when it comes to the regurgitation of memes that have been exploded countless times. The War of the Church against Science is, quite simply, a creation myth promulgated in order to shove the Catholic tradition out [Read More…]