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All you have to do is prove to the people at Catholic Apologetics International that the earth revolves around the sun.

Be very precise, though, because their standards of proof are very high.

Now a word of caution. By "proof" we mean that your explanations must be direct, observable, physical, natural, repeatable, unambiguous and comprehensive. We don't want hearsay, popular opinion, "expert" testimony, majority vote, personal conviction, organizational rulings, superficial analogies, appeals to "simplicity," "apologies" to Galileo, or any other indirect means of persuasion which do not qualify as scientific proof.

As far as I can tell, this is not a joke or satire. They really think that believing in heliocentrism undermines God.

As we know, modern man has continually used the Copernican model and its variant forms (Galileo, Kepler, et al) in an effort to weaken both the authority of Scripture and the authority of the Church to hold them accountable for the way they live their lives. If I've heard it once, I've heard it a thousand times: "We don't have to take the Bible literally because, as we all know, the sun doesn't go around the earth, but Scripture says it does. So why should I trust the Bible?"

I'm sure somebody will win this challenge soon. How hard could it be to convince a bunch of honest, open-minded theologists that an established scientific fact contradicts their personal interpretation of scripture?

At the very least, it shouldn't be any harder than proving evolution to Michael Behe.
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