The second part is wrong. In the Middle Ages, the most educated people tended to be the monks as they had access to more education than anyone else. So a lot of scientific discoveries were actually MADE by the church.
Quoting ZenMama:" I just got around to checking this out, but my favorite was this one... "Every time someone has homosexual intercourse, God punishes us by letting Nickelback release another album." LMAO!"