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Asteroid named for Jesuit priest to honor life’s work

The honor came as a surprise to the Vatican astronomer.

NIH director Francis Collins awarded Templeton Prize for integrating faith and reason

Templeton Prize for 2020 goes to man who led mapping of the human genome.

Modern technology reveals hidden text on Dead Sea Scroll fragment

Researchers had considered the fragments to be blank scraps of paper.

How to make room for science in your faith: A guide for Catholics

Revisiting an illuminating book by a Stacy Trasancos, a scientist whose discovery of the limits of science provoked her leap of faith.

Advances in carbon dating could help solidify biblical timeline

Fine-tuning our methods for dating artifacts could lead to greater accuracy.

C.S. Lewis ponders big questions in newly published letters

Author of the Narnia Chronicles had late-in-life correspondence with American scientist.

10 Saints who were leading scientists

There are plenty of Catholics who have contributed greatly to science; some of them are canonized or on their way.

7 Technological innovations to preserve the environment

The ecological crisis doesn't stand a chance in the 2020s.

They thought da Vinci was wrong, but science proved him right

"Salvator Mundi" was long thought to contain an error of physics, but now Leonardo's know-how is vindicated.

Catholic stem-cell research firm producing ethical cures

Iowa-based John Paul II Medical Research Institute has helped prevent dementia, death.

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