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Vatican Astronomer Rebuts Cardinal's Attack on Darwinism

Science  12 Aug 2005:
Vol. 309, Issue 5737, pp. 996-997
DOI: 10.1126/science.309.5737.996a

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Cardinal Christoph Schönborn, the archbishop of Vienna, suggested last month in The New York Times that the Catholic Church does not accept "neo-Darwinism." Last week, the Vatican's chief astronomer George Coyne took it upon himself to rebut Schönborn.