“Fides et Ratio” – 20 years – Premonitory Encyclical.

On September 14th, the Church celebrates the twentieth anniversary of the publication of the encyclical “Fides and Ratio” of Saint John Paul II.

St. John Paul II invites all men, mainly women and men of thought, to the audacious and rigorous exercise of the constitutive reason of their being, beyond their differences; in order to reach the truth.

He insists on the nobility and the decisive importance of what he indifferently calls “reason”, “philosophical reason”, “right reason”, or “philosophical-religious reason” common to all human beings.

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The Culture of Life in Your Vocation

Dr. Derek Doroski, Associate Professor of Biology at Franciscan University of Steubenville, delivers his talk entitled “The Culture of Life in Your Vocation.” Dr. Doroski’s talk was sponsored by the Students for Life Club at Franciscan University of Steubenville.
Dec. 8th 2016

Hechos Científicos Sobre la Marihuana

MarijEl Instituto Nacional sobre el Abuso de Drogas (National Institute on Drug Abuse—NIDA), se complace en ofrecer estos dos folletos para informar a padres e hijos acerca de los hechos científicos sobre la marihuana: (1) Marihuana: Hechos que los padres deben saber y (2) Hechos sobre la marihuana para adolescentes. Aunque es mejor hablar sobre las drogas cuando los hijos son jóvenes—ya que a menudo es en esta etapa cuando comienzan a consumirlas—nunca es demasiado tarde para tener esta conversación.

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The Atom of the Universe. The Life and Work of Georges Lemaître

www.ccpressThis book, written by professor Dominique Lambert, member of the chair of the Bioethics Committee of the FIAMC, takes us from the early childhood to the last days of George Lemaître, the man behind the theory of the primeval atom, now better known as Big Bang theory. But who was George Lemaître? A clergyman, a genius astronomer, an audacious cosmologist, a computer enthusiast ahead of his time, a professor with his head in the clouds, a bon vivant mathematician and gourmand?

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