‘The heavens declare the glory of God,’ says Psalm 19, ‘and the firmament proclaims the works of his hands’
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The Pontiff drew inspiration from Psalm 8 in letter to students and faculty of the Vatican Observatory Summer School.
The Vatican Observatory announced this week the naming of four newly discovered asteroids after notable Catholics, including Pope Gregory XIII, who began the tradition of papal astronomers and observatories.
In civilization after civilization, science has been ‘stillborn’ — but in Christendom, science has flourished and has brought achievements like the James Webb Space Telescope.
When you look at Jupiter and its moons, think of the role that those dots of light have played in Church history
If you can ever see Jupiter’s largest moons without a telescope, Sept. 25-26 will be the night.
Started in 1986, the program has historically given students the opportunity to dive into astronomy while also experiencing Italian culture.
“The phrase ‘trust the science’ does not convince those who most need to be convinced, especially if it reinforces the fear that science is challenging the authority of religious faith.”
Father Georges Lemaître is widely credited with developing the ‘Big Bang Theory’ to explain the physical origin of the universe.