Past Projects Archive

The Shroud of Turin in the Light of Faith and Science
  • 29 September, 2021

The Shroud of Turin in the Light of Faith and Science The Shroud of Turin is the most controversial relic of all time. Christian tradition has recognized it to be the linen that wrapped the body of Jesus Christ. Some have claimed that the Shroud is a medieval fake. Others staunchly contest that claim based [...]

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The Vatican Observatory: 400+ Years of Science and Faith by Fr Paul Mueller
  • 29 September, 2021

The Vatican Observatory: 400+ Years of Science and Faith by Fr Paul Mueller The Vatican Observatory is an astronomical research and education institution originally founded in 1582 to explain and defend the new Gregorian calendar. The Church has had a long-standing interest in astronomy, due to the astronomical basis by which holy days and Easter [...]

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Transhumanism: The Imperfect Scientific Quest for Human Perfection
  • 29 September, 2021

Transhumanism: The Imperfect Scientific Quest for Human Perfection The transhumanist movement thinks that it is time to use biotechnology to radically enhance human intelligence, strength, mood, memory, lifespan, and even romantic love, well beyond what medicine considers healthy. Father Baggot explored how the ancient wisdom of the Church responds to the questions about human happiness [...]

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Catholic Cosmologies: From St. Paul to the Big Bang
  • 20 August, 2021

Catholic Cosmologies: From St. Paul to the Big Bang Man has always been curious about how the universe works and has been proposing cosmological theories, from angels and demons to photons and quarks. Every cosmology, from materialism to Catholicism, is based on assuming things that we may not even realize we are assuming, things we [...]

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The Mystery of Eucharistic Miracles
  • 19 August, 2021

The Mystery of Eucharistic Miracles Catholics understand that Jesus is perfectly present in the Eucharist because they recall the words recited by Jesus over bread and wine at his Last Supper: “This is my body. This is my blood.” Using beautiful artistic images, Father Collins traced the Jewish origins of the Eucharist and spoke of [...]

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Faith, Science and the Unity of Truth
  • 19 August, 2021

Faith, Science and the Unity of Truth Many assume that a choice must be made between faith and science, since the two seem naturally incompatible. Dr Williams made the case that not only are faith and science natural allies, they are also two complementary ways of knowing truth, and that for many centuries, people of [...]

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