Pope Francis continues to champion the importance of science in our world. Having the head of the Catholic Church support various scientific movements is a win for us all.
Creativity isn't the only route to discovery – automated analysis of huge amounts of data works too.
Science is rarely about an individual genius saving the day.
Forcing people to separate science and religion can lead to damaging denials of science.
There's no shortage of problems facing humanity. Science's role in how to tackle them has long been debated – including memorably by two of the 20th century's greatest literary figures.