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Vatican astronomer on national tour of NZ Comments 0

Monday, March 4th, 2019

Internationally acclaimed astronomer and Director of the Vatican Observatory, Br Guy Consolmagno SJ, will visit New Zealand this April with the support of the Catholic Enquiry Centre. Consolmagno S.J., a leading American research astronomer, is also an internationally renowned speaker, Jesuit and President of the Vatican Observatory Foundation. Continue reading   Related Posts:Astronomer explains science-religion Read more

Space, the Bible, alien life and the Pope’s astronomer Comments 0

Friday, October 17th, 2014

Science and religion have often appeared at loggerheads, but Papal astronomer Brother Guy Consolmagno says there is no need for conflict. Brother Consolmagno said while literal readings of the Bible suggested the world was young, the perpetration of that belief, despite the scientific evidence to the contrary, was simply “bad theology”. “It’s almost blasphemous theology,” Read more