Is that true that somebody was punished by the Catholic Church for believing that a fly had six feet? [closed]
It is often claimed that Catholic Church punished scientists who relied on the experiment rather than just believing certain approved thinkers. As an example, it is often put forward that in one of ...
Popular explanations often mention that the "Catholic Church" had a problem with Copernicus and his heliocentric theory, neglecting that even a scientific disagreement at that period would likely have ...
Catholic encyclopedia says: On 5 March, 1616, the work of Copernicus was forbidden by the Congregation of the Index "until corrected", and in 1620 these corrections were indicated. Nine sentences, ...