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Mendel: the father of genetics

Meet five Catholic heroes of science

It’s not just the big bang theory that we owe to a Catholic priest. Many clergy have made enormous contributions to science

A police officer waits outside the offices of the Archdiocese of Mechelen in Mechelen, Belgium, in June (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 10/09/10

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