Fingerprints: From Crime Scenes to Fighting Disease

Fingerprints: From Crime Scenes to Fighting Disease

Fingerprints are often used to solve crimes, but DNA sequencing (from the Human Genome Project) provides other promising benefits: fighting diseases.
Listen to Fr. Robert Spitzer's Vocation Story in This New Podcast

Listen to Fr. Robert Spitzer's Vocation Story in This New Podcast

Fr. William Watson, S.J. of Sacred Story Institute interviewed Fr. Robert Spitzer of the Society of Jesus to discuss Spitzer's vocation to the priesthood.
Rudolf Otto's 'Mysterium Tremendum et Fascinans' in Our Experience of the Numen

Rudolf Otto's 'Mysterium Tremendum et Fascinans' in Our Experience of the Numen

Within the numinous experience, the numen presents itself as having two distinct poles of feeling-content: mysterium tremendum and mysterium fascinans.
Free Will Versus Determinism: A Catholic Perspective

Free Will Versus Determinism: A Catholic Perspective

Are we determined by our environment or do we have free will? In this clip from Father Spitzer's Universe, Fr. Spitzer explains.
Fr. Georges Lemaitre, 'Father' of the Big Bang Theory

Fr. Georges Lemaitre, 'Father' of the Big Bang Theory

There is a great deal of misunderstanding of the Big Bang theory. Many don't know about Fr. George Lemaitre and the state of cosmology at the time.
This Lourdes Miracle Led to the Conversion of Alexis Carrel

This Lourdes Miracle Led to the Conversion of Alexis Carrel

Discover the miracle from Lourdes that brought about the conversion of Nobel Prize winning physician, Dr. Alexis Carrell.
Proof of a Soul from the Transcendentals and Our Interior Sense of God

Proof of a Soul from the Transcendentals and Our Interior Sense of God

Plato argued for proof of a soul from transcendental desires. We can also find evidence from the numen, the sacred in the world, and conscience.
Why We Need Religion

Why We Need Religion

In this clip from Father Spitzer's Universe, a viewer asks Father Spitzer why we need religion and not just belief in God.
Feeling a Bit Like Job? Why Good People Suffer

Feeling a Bit Like Job? Why Good People Suffer

Why did the just man Job find himself in terrible suffering? This is the question that those of us trying to be good ask when suffering afflicts us. 
Dr. Jerome Lejeune: Holiness and the Genetics of Disease

Dr. Jerome Lejeune: Holiness and the Genetics of Disease

On January 21, 2021, the Vatican announced that Dr. Jerome Lejeune’s cause for canonization has moved forward, declaring him venerable.

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