Art, Music & Science

Enormity of the Universe

November 11, 2010
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Fr. Spitzer Debates Atheism on Larry King

October 5, 2010

On September 10, Fr. Spitzer was invited to appear on Larry King Live to provide an opposing viewpoint to the claim put forth in Stephen Hawking’s latest controversial work, The Grand Design, that “no God is required” to explain the creation of the universe. (Click image for article and video) Dr. Hawking appeared earlier in [...]

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Hawking: “Universe Came from Nothing”

September 7, 2010

The Curious Metaphysics of Dr. Stephen Hawking By Robert Spitzer, S.J., Ph.D. Why would a preeminent physicist make the claim that “the universe can come from nothing?” This is precisely what Dr. Stephen Hawking has done in his new book, “The Grand Design,” when he notes, “Because there is a law such as gravity, the [...]

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Anne Rice no longer a Catholic

July 30, 2010

Anne Rice, who claimed to convert to Christianity a few years ago with the publication of her book on Jesus, has now renounced her conversion. She is the author of Interview with a Vampire. She says she is no longer a Christian. Seems like a ploy to sell her book if you ask me. For [...]

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Doctors Wanted to Abort Singer Andrea Bocelli

July 1, 2010

“A short video clip featuring renowned Italian singer Andrea Bocelli testifying how he could have been aborted has garnered wide attention. “The video was made over a year ago but was only recently circulated on various websites, including iamwholelife.com. It has received more than 143,000 views on Youtube since it was posted early this month. [...]

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Amazing Visual Tour of the Sistine Chapel

May 26, 2010

Since we are here today leading the Dr. Scott Hahn and the St. Paul Center’s Rome/Assisi pilgrimage, I thought you would like to see what we are all seeing! Through the courtesy of the Vatican Museums ….. enjoy this meditative  virtual visit of the Sistine Chapel…a timely reminder of the beauty of the Church, the [...]

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The Vatican on Rock Music

February 17, 2010

L’Osservatore Romano ranks the top hits of rock music http://www.catholicculture.org/news/headlines/index.cfm?storyid=5465 The Vatican newspaper L’Osservatore Romano has offered its list of the top 10 albums in this history of rock music. The list begins with the Beatles’ Revolver, followed by David Crosby’s If I Could Only Remember My Name and Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the [...]

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View the Picture Closely; What Do You See?

February 16, 2010

Interesting picture of Jesus. Notice events in his life “hidden” in the drawing.

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Global Warning Backtrack

February 15, 2010

Climategate U-turn as scientist at centre of row admits: There has been no global warming since 1995. Read article here: Another good article here: http://cnsnews.com/news/article/61525

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Amazing Mathematics and the Love of God

October 7, 2009

The Universe proclaims the glory of God. Everything is not random and chance. The universe is created by an intelligent and incredible God. Notice below the Beauty of Mathematics and the Love of God! 1 x 8 + 1 = 9 12 x 8 + 2 = 98 123 x 8 + 3 = 987 [...]

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Creation vs. Evolution: Debating the Really Big Questions in Life

October 6, 2009

“The combination of Richard Dawkins and Karen Armstrong as presenters of two contrary views on the existence of God (“Man vs. God,” Weekend Journal, Sept. 12) is in itself a “creative act.” For one, God is a fairy tale, and for the other “at least it’s a nice fairy tale.” One may as well have [...]

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Ordered Universe Implies a Designer

October 6, 2009

An ordered universe points to a Creator, Cardinal Pell argues Cardinal George Pell of Melbourne, Australia, defended belief in a Creator God in a lecture for the Festival of Dangerous Ideas. Responding to the argument of atheist Christopher Hitchens, the cardinal invoked scientists such as Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawkings in arguing that the ordered [...]

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Student Confronts the Professor

September 25, 2009

This is an interesting little video about the existence of God. It is purported to be an event in the life of the young Einstein as a student. Though only a legend, it is a great little story and if didn’t really happen — it should have!

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U2 Singer Bono’s Ode to Mary

July 6, 2009

For the full article including the words of the song, click here. The article was written by my friend Tim Drake, staff writer for the National Catholic Register. I just bought the new U2 album entitled No Line on the Horizon for my iPhone from iTunes and there are other good songs with Catholic themes. [...]

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Tiber Jumper’s Studio Version of “Nicean Blues”

April 29, 2009

You got to listen to this beautiful song of a conversion! Memorize the words!! :-) Click here to go to Tiber Jumper’s very cool song! Click on the audio link just under the picture of the Church Fathers who are giving the songs a Thumbs Up for the song! While there, check out the rest [...]

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British Intellectual Denounces Atheism, Returns to Christian Faith

April 18, 2009

(CatholicCulture.org) In a series of articles and interviews published this month, British intellectual A. N. Wilson, who became an atheist two decades ago, has announced his return to the practice of the Christian faith. “Like most educated people in Britain and Northern Europe (I was born in 1950), I have grown up in a culture [...]

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