science

A Catholic Scientist Explains How God Made Earth Our Home

We are told in the beginning God created everything out of nothing. For thousands of years of the creation story being handed down, retold and finally written by Moses, the people accepted that God created everything. Then, people started questioning and studying the how everything was created. Science thought they had the more scientific answer …

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7 Ridiculous Catholic Facts About the Moon Landing (and Astronomy) that are Totally True

As we arrive at the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing, it’s a good time to take a look at how the part that Catholics have played in learning about outer space! Copernicus dedicated his most famous work to Pope Paul III Born Catholic and raised by his bishop uncle from age twelve on, Copernicus …

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Plastic Womb

New ‘Plastic Womb’ could save premature babies

Philadelphia – Researchers at The Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment at the children’s hospital in Philadelphia have created a plastic womb that was able to keep a premature lamb alive for four weeks after birth. The research involved lambs who were six weeks premature. Their development at this point in gestation is similar to a …

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24 Quotes from “Particles of Faith” that Richard Dawkins Would Never Say

Catholic Author of all things science, Stacy Trasancos has an awesome new book with Ave Maria Press titled Particles of Faith: A Catholic Guide to Navigating Science. It packs a pretty nice mix of theology and science when considering some of today’s toughest questions. It’s a great read that challenges any reader to connecting faith …

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Catholic Leaders Speak Out Against the Brave New World of Human-Animal Chimera Research

On September 2, 2016, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops issued a news release titled “USCCB General Counsel Urges NIH Not to Fund Unethical Human/Animal Chimera Research.” According to the USCCB’s letter to the National Institutes of Health’s Office of Science Policy (linked at the bottom of the news release), “Herein lies the key …

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Katie Couric on the Catholic Church: “progressive” to understand science

Career anchor Katie Couric was recently on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and naturally they got to talking about the Catholic faith. Hilariously, Colbert was upset that Couric had gotten the opportunity to do something he had always dreamed of: meeting the Pope. Couric went on to praise the work and style of Pope Francis …

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