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Fr Jaki, probably explaining the way Erathostenes calculated the circumference of the Earth (Antonio Colombo)

Fr Stanley Jaki argued that science is about quantities. Anything immeasurable, including God, it can neither prove nor disprove

US Jesuit Brother Guy Consolmagno has been appointed director of the Vatican Observatory (CNS)

A new book charts the historical relationship between the Church and science

Stanley v O'Neill - the bout that never was

Anyone who truly cares about women’s rights has to be prepared to look again at the evidence of what abortion on demand does to us

Prof Brian Cox (PA)

Unlike Richard Dawkins, the physicist displays a winning humility when discussing God’s existence

A 3 year-old chases bubbles at an event raising money for children with Down's Syndrome (AP/Mindy Schauer)

Dawkins can’t see my sister’s humanity

The biologist’s views on Down’s Syndrome may have sparked outrage, but they are shared by millions of Britons

Richard Dawkins (AP)

If a world cleansed of imperfections is what we wish for then Dawkins, with his Down’s Syndrome outburst, has shown us the way.

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Today’s Catholic must-reads: 30/07/14

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Snow White and Cinderella both feature in Grimms' Fairy Tales (PA)

No matter what Dawkins says, fairy tales contain some valuable life lessons

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