This is a really enjoyable report from the Catholic News Service, on dear our Pope Benedict XVI and his personal prayer:
And something to think about on this Sunday:
One should therefore deplore certain attitudes of mind which are sometimes found even among Christians because of a failure to recognize the legitimate autonomy of science. These mental attitudes have given rise to conflict and controversy and led many to assume that faith and science are mutually opposed.
If, on the other hand, the autonomy of the temporal order is understood to mean that created things do no depend on God, and that man may use them without reference to the Creator, all who believe in God will realize how false is this teaching. For creation without the Creator fades into nothingness.
– From the pastoral constitution on the Church in the modern world of the Second Vatican Council, “Man and His Activity”