Posts Tagged ‘pope’s astronomer’

Astronomer explains science-religion connection

Thursday, April 12th, 2018

“My religion tells me who created the universe,” the Pope’s astronomer and director of the Vatican Observatory says. “My science tells me how he did it.” Theologian and scientist Jesuit Br Guy Consolmagno is a graduate of Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He also studied philosophy as part of his Jesuit Read more

Pope’s astronomer – eclipse offers chance to enjoy creation

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

The Pope’s astronomer, who is also the director of the Vatican observatory, says a solar eclipse can teach us a lot about God and creation. It “reminds us of the immense beauty in the universe that occurs outside of our own petty set of concerns,” Jesuit Brother Guy Consolmagno says. “It pulls us out of Read more

Pope’s Astronomer on Great Barrier Is – science and religion

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

The Pope’s Astronomer and director of the Vatican Observatory, Brother Guy Consolmagno,  believes there is no conflict between science and religion. Consolmagno is in New Zealand to take part in a panel discussion on extraterrestrial life at a festival on Great Barrier Island. In an interview with Jamie Moreton in the New Zealand Herald Consolmagno Read more