Thursday, September 18, 2008

Vatican Evolution Congress to Exclude Intelligent Design and Creationism

The Catholic News Service reports that an evolution-debate sponsored by the Vatican will not include supporters of intelligent design nor creationism. Marc LeClerc, a Jesuit Father and professor of philosophy at the Gregorian said that the organizers "wanted to create a conference that was strictly scientific."

This is interesting because Pope Benedict XVI became famous in the Catholic Church as Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger for his support of intelligent design.

For more information, see the full article here.