Posts Tagged ‘big bang theory’

Vatican – science, faith and the big bang

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

A conference themed around the big bang is being held at the Vatican Observatory this week in honour of Monsignor George Lemaitre SJ who came up with the theory in 1927. Pope Francis called for the conference. The agenda the world leading scientists, astrophysicists, cosmologists and other experts are discussing includes “black holes, gravitational waves Read more

Pope says evolution, Big Bang, fit with Catholic teaching

Friday, October 31st, 2014

Pope Francis has said that both the Big Bang theory, about the start of the universe, and the theory of evolution do not conflict with Catholic teaching. Speaking to the Pontifical Academy of Sciences on Monday, Pope Francis said scientific explanations for the world did not exclude the role of God in creation. “The beginning Read more