Cardinal Schonborn Statement on Evolution

Cardinal Schonborn Statement on Evolution – July 14, 2005

As most of you know, a major event took place on the origins front last Friday, when the New York Times published a letter by Cardinal Schonborn–with the blessing in advance of Pope Benedict XVI–dismissing as unfounded any and all claims that the Catholic Faith is compatible with Darwinian evolution. This action may be the first positive step by the Vatican leadership on the origins front since the monitum against the writings of Teilhard de Chardin in the 1960’s. But much work remains to be done.

 

Read more in our newsletter:  Newsletter Number 8 – July 2005