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Vatican Science Conference Offers an Ambiguous Message

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Science  14 Nov 2008:
Vol. 322, Issue 5904, pp. 1038
DOI: 10.1126/science.322.5904.1038

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Scientists who hoped for a clear statement of support for evolution from the Catholic Church at a closed-door conference on evolutionary origins held at the Vatican last week went home empty-handed. Others, expecting little, were happy with a d�tente between science and faith.