The Vatican has invited leading scientists to discuss cosmology

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2017-05-10 11:00:04

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The Vatican has invited leading scientists to discuss cosmology

Time passes and attitudes change along with it. Once for talking about space and the round shape of the Earth, you were severely punished, but in our days mind the scientific facts to go becomes more difficult. And it understands officials , especially after the Roman Catholic Church recognized the reality of the Big Bang. Now the clergy have a difficult task: to strengthen the relationship of religion and science. That is why the Vatican were invited leading scientists studying astronomy .

Pope Francis hopes that the luminaries of world science to try to understand the essence of the Big Bang and to understand a number of interesting questions. Astrophysicists from around the world will gather at the Vatican Observatory, to discuss black holes, gravitational waves and space-time singularity. The conference will last for one week and will be the first step of the Catholic Church to get closer to the world of science.

We will Remind you that even in 2014, Pope Francis stated that "God is not some magician with a magic wand", but evolution and the Big Bang is real. During the conference will honor the memory of Belgian Catholic priest and astronomer Georges Lemaitre, who made a huge contribution to the rapprochement between the Church and science in the middle of the last century. The Vatican Observatory was founded by Pope Leo XIII in 1891 to correct people's view of what the Church is hostile to science.

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