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2009-07-03 07:45:00

A Vatican official said on Thursday that the Catholic Church should not fear scientific progress and risk repeating the errors it made in condemning astronomer Galileo in the 17th century.Speaking at a news conference, Monsignor Sergio Pagano, head of the Vatican's secret archives, said the modern Catholic Church can learn from previous mistakes and shed their reticence toward science.Tension between science and religion has existed for centuries. For example, Christian Churches have...

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