Dr. Guy Consolmagno divides his time between Tucson, Arizona, . So it’s a religious statement to say the physical universe is worth devoting my life to. Earth and to search for life elsewhere, including other intelligent life. “The countless worlds in the universe are no worse and no less of them, Brother Guy Consolmagno, said he’d be “delighted” if alien life were. Brother Guy J. Consolmagno, SJ (born September 19, ), is an American research astronomer, Jesuit religious brother, and Director of the Vatican Observatory, and President of the Vatican Observatory Foundation. Contents. 1 Life; 2 Bibliography; 3 See also; 4 References; 5 External links Catholic belief and the search for extraterrestrial intelligent life (Catholic.

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Retrieved September 18, Consolmagno gave the keynote speech at the Stellafane amateur telescope making convention on Aug Does God use divine coincidences? DetroitMichiganU.

Send questions about this site to cns catholicnews. Director of the Vatican Observatory. He believes in the need for science and religion to work alongside one another rather than as competing ideologies. In addition to his continuing professional work in planetary science, he has also studied philosophy and theology. Co-written by Jesuit Father Paul Mueller, another Vatican Observatory astronomer, the book uses a series of easy-to-read conversations between the two in an effort to explain how the church supports science and provide insight into how religion works.


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Retrieved 20 December Video accessible to CNS Subscribers. Retrieved from ” https: In the interview, Consolmagno and Coyne discussed their distinct and intimate relationships with science and faith.

Vatican astronomer: Just a matter of time until life found in universe

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He suggested that the likely discovery — whether next month or a millennium from now — will be received much the way that news of planets orbiting far off stars has filtered in since the s. This copy unierse for your personal, non-commercial use only. Retrieved July 3, Not all is as black and white as people imagine, and there’s no conflict between science and religion, Brother Consolmagno said.

To request permission for republishing or redistributing of CNS content, please contact permissions at cns catholicnews. Consolmagno in his lab. He said there cosolmagno no conflict between his faith life and his scientific life. God makes himself known through joy. If it’s not fun, you’re doing it wrong.

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I get joy along with a sense of contentment and peace in a church in prayer. The religious questions give you the framework that gives you the motivation to ask the science questions, gives you the confidence the science is going to work and explains to you why I get this excitement at holding a rock from outer space. You may link to stories on our public site. On entry into the order, he was assigned as an astronomer to the Vatican Observatorywhere he also serves as curator of the Vatican Meteorite collectiona position he has held since then.


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Retrieved May 1, By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Retrieved September 20, Now I understand how this works, but that opens up a new mystery that I hadn’t seen before and now I can explore that mystery,” intellignt explained. In he entered the Society of Jesusand took vows as a brother in They look to the aliens to be saviors of mankind.

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