Given the the weight of scientific evidence supporting evolution by natural selection, which seems to rule out a literal Adam and Eve, how do we explain the idea of the soul? When was the human soul created? Furthermore, what does this say about Original Sin? Is it a literal sin, or “the human condition”?
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What does the Church say about creation?
How do Catholics understand the creation story?
Does the pope teach us that evolution is false?
Can Catholics believe in a literal six-day creation?
Can Catholics believe in theistic evolution?