#74 – The Search for Intelligent Life

In response to a listener question, we look at what the Catholic Church has stated about life on other planets and alternate dimensions and how such life might affect what we believe.

Interview with Br. Guy Consolmagno, SJ about extra-terrestrial life from the Catholic News Service.
Article by Br. Guy from Beliefnet. A copy of his book on extra-terrestrial life can be purchased here.
Article about Msgr. Corrado Balducci – keep in mind the website of the article is very interested in ufos.

Article about St. Thomas Aquinas, O.P. and extra-terrestrial life.

This issue has been discussed several times among the Pontifical Academy of Sciences.

Science Fiction books which look at this issue are:
Mary Doria Russell’s The Sparrow and Children of God
James Blish’s A Case of Conscience

“High as the Moon” by Stacie Rose from Podsafe Music

Send e-mail questions and comments to catholicunderthehood@gmail.com. Feel free to record your questions in a .mp3 file if you wish!

To listen to this episode, click on the link below:
#74 – The Search for Intelligent Life


One Comment

  1. The Bro'
    Posted August 31, 2006 at 3:18 am | Permalink | Reply

    Thank you for providing the BBC Radio 4 of Catholic Podcasting. Or the NPR, if you prefer. You provide well explained depth to your topics.

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