The Scientist Priest

Georges Lemaître: Belgian Roman Catholic priest, honorary prelate, professor of physics and astronomer that discovered the big bang and wrote Hubbles Law.

Gregor Mendel
: Moravian Augustinian priest and scientist often called the “father of modern genetics” for his study of the inheritance of traits in pea plants.

Nicolaus Copernicus
: A Catholic cleric that said the earth rotated around the sun.

The Catholic Archbishop Isidore of Sevill (560 – 636) taught in his widely read encyclopedia, the Etymologies, that the Earth was round.

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