1992: The Catholic Church begs pardon for placing Galileo Galilei under life-long house

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The Catholic Church begs pardon for placing Galileo Galilei under life-long house arrest in 1633.

 

To: 
General public in reference to Galileo Galilei
From: 
Catholic Church
Year of Apology: 
1992
Footnote: 
“Um, Sorry About That.” Time. October 13, 1997.