Recent years have seen so much of unpleasantness between evolutionists and creationists. So Pope Benedict XVI and the Vatican feel that it is incumbent upon them to bring about some clarification.

manup May there be clarity about these matters.

Right now, an important conference is taking place in Rome.

Subject: “Biological Evolution: Facts and Theories. A Critical Appraisal 150 years after ‘The Origin of Species’

Venue: Pontifical Gregorian University
Dates: 3-7 March 2009
Organisers: Jointly organised by two Roman Catholic universities, the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome and the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, U.S.A., under the patronage of the Pontifical Council for Culture
Purpose: According to an official spokesman, “The aim is to generate wide-ranging rational discussion in order to favour fruitful dialogue among scholars from various fields and areas of expertise.”

Wow nice! It was time someone took a bold stand in this matter.

Organizers of the five-day conference at the Pontifical Gregorian University said Thursday that

they barred intelligent design proponents

because      they      wanted

an                intellectually


conference on science,

theology and

philosophy . . .

(, dated March 05, 2009)

mandown(Oh dear!)