If you think religion and science can co-exist, you don’t know enough about religion.
There are, of course, religious scientists. In the modern age, these people have become experts at compartmentalising. In previous ages, they may not have had any option.
It is wrong always, everywhere, and for anyone, to believe anything upon insufficient evidence.
Because it is based on divine revelation, religion has to be right about everything all time. Science has a built-in error-correction mechanism.
If you want to assert a truth, first make sure it’s not just an opinion that you desperately want to be true.
We live in a culture where everyone thinks that “I’m entitled to my opinion” implies that all opinions are equal, and that ignorance is just as good as scientific knowledge. No, sometimes you’re just wrong.