News tagged with church

Researcher uncovers secrets of Kells 'angels'

(PhysOrg.com) -- The Book of Kells and similarly illustrated manuscripts of seventh- and eighth-century England and Ireland are known for their entrancingly intricate artwork -- geometric designs so precise ...

dateSep 02, 2009 in Other
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Scientific Advisors Meet At Vatican

Some of the world's top scientists gathered at the Vatican last weekend to discuss the scientific advances of the 20th century and their compatibility with religion.

dateNov 03, 2010 in Other
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Sympathy for the devil?

Misconceptions about the Church of Satan abound. For many people, anything with the word Satan is synonymous with evil, conjuring up images of gory offerings and babies bred for sacrifice. Nothing could be ...

dateMay 31, 2011 in Social Sciences
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The man who could have been Henry VIII

(PhysOrg.com) -- This year has seen the 500th anniversary of Henry VIII's accession, and the start of the third television series of The Tudors -- yet we might so easily have been celebrating King Arthur I ...

dateSep 17, 2009 in Other
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Revelations about Galileo, Bruno, and aliens

The Catholic Church and scientists have a history of clashing, but according to Vatican astronomers, some of the stories of Church persecution are distortions of the truth – more gossip than Gospel.

dateJan 17, 2011 in Other
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