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From a footnote of Fr. Garrigou-Lagrange's Essence & Topicality of Thomism: Some teach more or less explicitly that the material world would naturally evolve toward the spiritual, or that likewise the spiritual world would evolve naturally or quasi-naturally toward the supernatural order, as if Baius had been right. The world would be thereby in ...


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From this @AthanasiusOfAlex's answer to What would happen if the Pope were to abuse his power? | ShemSeger, the Church's 'expertise' is Divine Revelation and the binding she binds her Children is in matters of faith or morals. True science - for example true science as regards the theories of Evolution and the Big Bang - does not fall under the authority of ...


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In his 22 October 1996 Address to the Plenary Session on the Subject ‘The Origins and Early Evolution of Life’ Pope St. John Paul II [the Great] said , 'he wanted to remind [those addressed] that the Magisterium of the Church has already made pronouncements on these matters within the framework of her own competence.' The Pope went on to cite two ...


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A quick Google search provides a link indicating there is (perhaps intentionally) no official authoritative declaration on the subject, leaving "no burden upon conscience". To quote, [The advantage of Catholics] lies in the simple fact that they do not have to decide either for Evolution or against it. Authority has not spoken on the subject; hence it ...


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There is no official Church teaching on evolution, but this wikipedia article has a very nice summary of the Catholic Church and evolution and provides a history of statements from Church leaders and some theologians. [cf. Catholic Church and evolution | Wikiwand.] It should be realized that the dedication of a bust is not an occasion where some new ...



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