Did the roman catholic church stunt scientific progress during the middle ages?

Because of the stronghold they held on the people through chrisitanity. They stopped the people from asking the question "why?". This question led to the scientific revolution, modernizing our world forever. We would not have computer, electricity, or the advancement in medicine w/o... show more Because of the stronghold they held on the people through chrisitanity. They stopped the people from asking the question "why?". This question led to the scientific revolution, modernizing our world forever. We would not have computer, electricity, or the advancement in medicine w/o Galileo/Copernicus/Versalius
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