Copernicus, we were wrong.

The heretic has been reburied in Poland in a Catholic ceremony: “Saturday’s Mass was led by Jozef Kowalczyk, the papal nuncio and primate of Poland, the highest church authority in this deeply Catholic country.” Copernicus was also a priest. Despite its protestations to the contrary, the Catholic Church does seem to know that it exists within human history.


Author: Derrick Pitard

I teach medieval and early modern literature, the history of the language, introductions to literature, Latin, and writing at Slippery Rock University.

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