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Science, humanities must overcome ‘tragic division,’ pope says

Tuesday 21 November 2017

Carol Glatz, Catholic News Service

Science, technology, religion and the humanities need to work together for their mutual benefit and to safeguard humanity, Pope Francis said.
A broader, more holistic approach is needed to ‘overcome the tragic division between 'two cultures' — the humanistic-literary-theological and the scientific, which leads to mutual impoverishment, and to encourage greater dialogue,’ including between the church and the scientific community.