#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.

Links:
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

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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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