[extropy-chat] Re: Religion: Subject Change! How can you Trust Anythingfrom the Bible - Wise Maji or Not?

Alfio Puglisi puglisi at arcetri.astro.it
Wed Feb 11 15:46:34 UTC 2004

On Wed, 11 Feb 2004, Christian Weisgerber wrote:

> Usually the Pope takes the blame
>as the most anachronistically conservative religious figure around,
>but he's not a creationist.  In fact, compared to what's coming out
>of the US Bible Belt, the Pope, even in his current most conservative
>incarnation, looks rather progressive.

I read somewhere some years ago that, in a meeting with some scientists,
the Pope pretty much acknowledged the Big Bang as the creation, and that
studying the Universe using science from that moment on was OK. Sorry, but
I don't have specific references.


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