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Pope Francis has said that theories of evolution and the Big Bang are real (PA)

The Church has a centuries-long history of promoting scientific inquiry

Richard Dawkins (AP)

Belief in the theory of evolution is no reason for atheism as Dawkins supposes: Darwin himself insisted that the had never been an atheist

Cardinal Godfried Danneels (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 31/08/10

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