Friday, August 27, 2010

Galileo died as a man of faith, says priest

Galileo Galilei "was a believer" who "did not spend one minute behind bars", nor was he excommunicated, said a physics expert and priest.

The Catholic News Agency quotes Fr. Manuel Carreira saying in an interview with Peruvian daily El Comercio that the scientist and artist "died professing the faith under the care of a religious sister and with a papal blessing".
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