Do Monkeys go to Heaven: Faith and Evolution

Sponsored by Mercy Centre for Ecology and Justice

This session will explore the following questions:
• What is evolution?
• Why the fuss about evolution?
• How have we responded?
• Does evolution rule out God’s existence?
• Theology of Evolution

Guest Speaker: Rev. John McCarthy SJ
Scientist, author and Jesuit priest, John McCarthy SJ, was recipient of the 2002 Canadian Environment Awards Gold Medal (Lands and Forests category) for his work in boreal forest conservation in Newfoundland. He regularly speaks on the subject of Christian faith and ecology and publishes on lichenology as well as ecological theology and spirituality. A new lichen has been named after him – Acarospora maccarthyi K. Knudsen & Kocourk.

Feb. 15th, 2017
7:15-9:15 pm.

The Lantern
35 Barnes Road, St. John’s

RSVP by February 13th by calling 722-0082 or emailing
This event is Free.

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