Evolving debate

September 2005
U.S. Catholic;Sep2005, Vol. 70 Issue 9, p11
Reports on the argument made by Archbishop Christoph Schönborn of Vienna in a July 7, 2005 op-ed piece in "The New York Times," suggesting that Catholics do not believe in evolution, at least as proposed by some scientists.


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