The popes and evolution, part I

Editor's note: The first of two columns.Vatican watchers pay close attention to the sermons a pope preaches during the historic rites that immediately follow his election.Yet few flinched when Pope Benedict XVI made the following comment on the origin of human life during the Mass marking the inauguration of his pontificate."The purpose of our lives is to reveal God to men," he said, in St. Peter's Square. "And only where God is seen does life truly begin. ... We are not some casual and … [Read more...]


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