Science and Religions for peace

What we are experiencing these days, due to the war in Ukraine, challenges our consciences. As members of the DISF Research Center, we feel compelled to deliver a brief reflection. We are encouraged by the many scientific organizations that in these days have issued statements condemning the Russian invasion of the Ukrainian State and expressing solidarity with those who are suffering the consequences of this war, especially the many civilians besieged in the major cities of Ukraine, whose critical conditions are under everyone's eyes and are for us cause of suffering [read more]

It happened on MAY 23


Augustin-Louis Cauchy died in Sceaux (near Paris). He was a mathematician of exceptional gifts and intellectual prolificity who was also learned in the law, a man of letters, and who held various important public offices. He was a pioneer of differential and integral analysis, and his name is linked with several important theorems. A man of profound Christian faith, he was an academic mentor to Blessed Francesco Faà di Bruno. He was also a professor at the University of Turin.

On the Human Dimensions of Scientific Knowledge


Interdisciplinary Encyclopedia of Religion and Science

The Encyclopedia, published by the Centro di Documentazione Interdisciplinare di Scienza e Fede operating at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross in Rome, provides new, scholarly articles in the rapidly growing international field of Religion and Science (ISSN: 2037-2329). INTERS is a free online encyclopedia.

Anthology and Documents

To emphasize and spread relevant documents within the scientific community, this section provides key materials concerning the dialogue among science, philosophy and theology.


Special Issues

We offer here a selection of comments and documents on special issues in Religion and Science, collected for anniversaries and/or for the relevance of the topics.

We’ve been reading Charles Darwin all wrong America Magazine, February 17, 2022
Is There a God-Shaped Hole at the Heart of Mathematics? John Templeton Foundation Newsletter, February 2022
Galileo and the Pandemic The Wall Street Journal, December 30, 2021