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Science

4 Catholic attitudes toward extraterrestrials

With help from Holmes and Hamlet, Francis and L'Engle.

This is the actual tunic worn by St. Francis of Assisi

Scientific testing appears to prove that a garment found in Cortona, Italy, belonged to the saint.

Gold dust may prove Shroud of Turin existed before carbon-date of 14th century

Italian researchers suggest the fought-over relic was in the Byzantine Empire as early as the 600s.

Groundbreaking research discovers how to put cancerous cells to “sleep,” for good

A team of Australian scientists developed a new anti-cancer drug which could prevent relapse in cancer patients.

Isaac Newton’s rediscovered papers reveal religious side to scientist

It is often overlooked that the father of modern science also wrote on the topic of theology.

Jesuits on the Moon: Why so many craters are named for them

From the order's founding, the Society of Jesus has taken a reverent and scientific view of the universe.

Researchers attempt to prove the presence of the soul scientifically

A team of modern day scholars believe the works of the ancient philosophers may hold water.

Scientist believes she’s found the recipe for ancient Roman concrete used 2,000 years ago

The concrete of ancient Rome was stronger, longer lasting, and more environmentally friendly than the mix we use today.

Archaeologists discover biblical town where David found shelter before he was king

The archaeological evidence supports the biblical records of a great fire in Ziklag.

How a Catholic priest was the first to discover dinosaur eggs

Amateur naturalist Father Jean-Jacques Pouech published his ground-breaking findings in 1859.

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