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Vatican gets behind adult stem cell research

VATICAN CITY — Wading into one of the most controversial fields of modern medicine, the Vatican is pushing adult stem … Continued

On Feb. 12, should Darwin get his day?

Michele Westmorland ILCP.COM Moon Jellies Schools of floating, pulsing mastigias and moon jellyfish. Trapped in this plankton-rich inland lake eons … Continued

Tennessee’s science law: Academic freedom or monkey business?

AP Evangelist T.T. Martin’s books against the theory of evolution are sold at an outdoor stand in Dayton, Tenn., 1925, … Continued

Science, civil dialogue, and religion

By Alan I. Leshnerchief executive officer American Association for the Advancement of Science I was not surprised by the news … Continued

Believers in denial

The polar ice caps are melting before our very eyes, low-lying land is already being reclaimed by the rising seas, … Continued

Defending Darwin’s science by taming social Darwinism

By Gregory Paulresearcher, author One hundred and fifty years after Charles Darwin’s world changing “On the Origin of the Species” … Continued

Influence on equal terms

Q: U.S. Catholic bishops are defending their direct involvement in congressional deliberations over health-care reform, saying that church leaders have … Continued

The Happiness Revolution

By Howard C. Cutlerpsychiatrist, author A piece on the subject of compassion would seem to be a natural fit for … Continued

Weapons of Mass Demonization

Q: Reacting in part to recent missile tests by Iran and North Korea, President Obama and a unanimous UN Security … Continued

Can’t Ignore the Fourth ‘R’ — Religion

The Texas Board of Education, the nation’s second largest purchaser of public school textbooks, is revising its K-12 social studies … Continued

Francis Collins’ Christianity Raises Hackles

By Jacqueline L. Salmon Francis Collins, the evangelical Christian/geneticist nominated to head the National Institutes of Health, may not experience … Continued

A “Slippery Slope” Only If We’re Stupid

I am of course pleased with President Obama’s decision to end the near-total ban on federal funding for embryonic stem … Continued

Moving Pro-Life Forward

You know, it isn’t a stretch for us all to estimate that 2009 is going to be a monumental year. … Continued

Faith at Home in America

Einstein has been quoted as saying,” science without religion is lame, and religion without science is blind.” If these words … Continued

Both Sides Need Help with Facts, Truth

E. O. Wilson is, I believe, right and wise to engage in this conversation about protecting life on earth. The … Continued

Dissent is Not Discrimination

In a word, No! That, however, does not mean that some Roman Catholics do not think that discrimination still exists. … Continued

In Cathedral or Laboratory, It’s the Same God, National Prayer Breakfast Told

President Bush, First Lady, heads of state, Members of Congress, distinguished guests… I am deeply honored to be speaking with … Continued