a good reference / source on this and related topics is Father Robert Spitzer
"Does Contemporary Science Point to an Intelligent Creator?
Does a beginning of our universe imply a creation? What if our universe is part of a multiverse? Does a multiverse have to have a beginning and a creation?
Could the initial conditions and constants of our universe have occurred by pure chance?
What’s more reasonable and responsible, a Creator or a physical universe without a Creator?
The answers to these questions can be understood by students and adults who do not have a background in physics.
Join us on a journey to the very origins of our universe – and beyond."