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Father Georges Lemaitre - ordained in 1923, organized the theory of the expansion of the universe (aka The Big Bang Theory) in 1931

A priest came up with the Big Bang Theory (no, not the show, the theory).

Meet Fr. Georges Lemaître, father of the Big Bang Theory. No not that one; the other one, the cosmological model that explains the early development of the universe. Once at a conference after Fr. Lemaitre detailed his theory of the Big Bang, Einstein stood up, applauded, and said, “This is the most beautiful and satisfactory explanation of creation to which I have ever listened.”

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Faith and reason...not mutually exclusive.

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you don't have to be catholic to see the beauty in this

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