Cardinal Schönborn's Creation Catechesis

Cardinal Schönborn’s July 7 2005 article in the New York Times caused a stir last year (“Finding Design in Nature”) especially in the context of the Intelligent Design debate. While the debate rages across the world (and you can read some very considered Australian essays on the subject in the latest edition of Ethics Education), the editor of the Catechism of the Catholic Church has begun a series of catechetical lectures on the subject of Creation in his archdiocese of Vienna (that’s something you don’t see every day, a bishop, ordained to teach, actually teaching!). So far he has produced three such addresses, and they have all been “provisionally” translated into English because there is such a high demand for them. If you can read German, have a look at his other catechetical material on the site. The new Panzer Cardinal? Perhaps not (was there ever an old one?), but if the Church can ever see its way to having two German popes in a row, he could have a great responsibility ahead of him…

Here are the lectures. Read, learn and inwardly digest:
Creation and Evolution: To the Debate as It Stands
“In the Beginning God Created…”
“He created each thing according to its kind”

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1 Response to Cardinal Schönborn's Creation Catechesis

  1. clara says:

    You’ve been discovered. Credo of told me of your appearance on the net. (Credo claims I know all the Catholic bloggers in Melbourne – he only lists 4 and I can add at least one more!)


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