NATURAL LAW AND CATHOLIC ATTITUDES TOWARDS SCIENCE

How do humans find fulfilment?
By being what God wants them to be.
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How does fulfilment come about?
By following the Natural Law.
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What is the basic natural law?
Do Good and Avoid Evil
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Why does this apply to all humans?
Because we are made in God's image and we have a natural knowledge of good
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Why is sanctity of life important?
Because every life is an expression of God's love and should be treated with respect.
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What did the 2nd Vatican Council say about religion and science?
That they should be mutually supportive.
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How should scientists operate?
By using their God-given talents to understand the nature of creation.
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Why do science and religion come up with different answers.
Religion asks why, science asks how.
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What does Gaudium et Spes say about religion and science?
If methodical investigation is carried out in a genuinely scientific matter it never truly conflicts with faith.
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