29 Great Catholic Mathematicians You Should Know | Mathematics - National Catholic Register

 “It seems to me almost incredible,” said Pope Benedict XVI in 2006, “that an invention of the human mind and the structure of the universe coincide. Mathematics, which we invented, really gives us access to the nature of the universe and makes it possible for us to use it.”, reports Angelo Stagnaro ("Erasmus"), performs as a stage magician and mentalist and divides his time between Europe and North America. 

Anonymous, “God the Geometer,” ca. 1220
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Do your eyes glaze over when your kids ask for help on their math homework? There are a lot of Catholics you might want to thank for that before you tear your hair out. In this light, I’ve decided to highlight the accomplishments of several important clerics and lay Catholic mathematicians...

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