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The Galileo Myth

Source: Breaking in the Habit on YouTube

Everyone’s heard the story of how Galileo was wrongly condemned by the Church for proposing scientific claims that contradicted the Bible. The problem with this story is that it was mostly made up in the 1800s and the Catholic Church, while not always right, has always supported scientific study.

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The Galileo Controversy (Tract) via Catholic Answers at
Galileo Galilei (Encyclopedia) via Catholic Answers at
Twisting the Knife (Article) via Catholic Answers at
Moving Heaven and Earth: The True Story of the Galileo Affair (Digital publication) via Catholic Answers at
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