Many people argue today that faith and science are in conflict, and therefore one should accept science and reject faith, along with the ethical stance taken by people of faith towards human life. This presentation, by a priest and former particle physicist at CERN, will provide basic materials for listeners to respond to this false 'conflict metaphor', revealing a much richer story of the relationship of faith and science. The presentation will then explore the deeper questions that regarding a living faith, more properly called the 'life of grace'.
Adam and Eve through the eyes of the Mystical & Doctors of the Church Hugh Owen is the convert son of Sir David Owen, former secretary general of International Planned Parenthood Federation. Hugh directs the Kolbe Center for the Study of Creation which provides a forum for Catholic theologians, philosophers, and natural scientists throughout the world who are dedicated to making sure that the evidence for and against the theory of evolution is made available to Church leaders and to the lay faithful.
Climate change, over population and other urban myths Steven W. Mosher is a Convert to Catholicism and an internationally recognized authority on China and population issues, as well as an acclaimed author and speaker. As president of the Population Research Institute, he has worked tirelessly since 1979 to fight coercive population control programs and has helped ten of thousands of women and families worldwide over the years.
Nazareth and Social Chaos: what the faithful should do when the family is abolished The passing of the 'Same-Sex marriage Bill' by the British Parliament in 2013 was an attempt by the state to abolish the family. It is contrary to reason and revelation alike, and can be seen as a 'nuclear explosion' at the heart of the country, with incalculable effects. The faithful must strive to keep the true idea of the family alive in their hearts and minds, even at the cost of marginalization or persecution. The Holy Family of Nazareth must be our guiding light amid the present social
Your children's primary educators: parents or the state? Home education in England An estimated 50000 school-aged children in England and Wales are home educated. For many Catholic families, home education offers the chance to give their children an authentically Catholic education and enhance their family life. But how do you start? What are the benefits and pitfalls? What does the law say about it? What about exams? And how does home education in the UK compare with the US "homeschool" phenomenon?