This is very big news in my opinion. At long last, we have an American Catholic bishop challenging the “old earth” dogma that is required to support various theories of macro-evolution. The evolutionists – including many Catholics, unfortunately – are going to flip over this, so he needs our prayers. Writing the Catholic Sentinel to express your support wouldn’t hurt either. God bless Bishop Vasa and may his tribe increase!
“There is a certain reluctance on my part and, I suspect, on the part of many in our western culture to give any real serious consideration to the possibility that the earth is much younger than the scientific community would have us believe.
The categorical rejection in most circles of anything even faintly resembling a questioning of the doctrine of evolution is met with nothing short of ridicule and scorn. One almost forgets that evolution is still referred to as a theory, not as a doctrine as I have done above …”