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Br. Guy Consolmagno at the Vatican Observatory in Italy on Nov. 22, 2013.

Is the rare ‘Christmas Star’ visible this December the Star of Bethlehem?

The “Great Conjunction” of Jupiter and Saturn taking place this month -- dubbed the “Christmas Star” -- is a pretty... Read more

Research astronomer Fr. Christopher Corbally. Courtesy of Fr. Corbally

Catholic priest ‘thoroughly surprised’ to have asteroid named after him

Somewhere between Mars and Jupiter there is a hunk of rock that now bears the name of a living English... Read more

How Fr. Spitzer wants to make Catholicism credible for doubting Millennials

How can Catholics respond to young people’s questions and concerns about faith, science, and modern problems?  Read more

NASA Unveils Celestial Fireworks as Official Image for Hubble 25th Anniversary.

Catholic scientists converge in Chicago to ask big questions

The first conference of the Society of Catholic Scientists will focus on beginnings: the origin of consciousness, the origin of... Read more

A Reason Open to God by Bendict XVI, collected and edited by J. Steven Brown, Ph.D., P.E..

Editor says Benedict outlined link between God, reason

In his speeches and writings on universities, Benedict XVI constantly focused on the need for reason to be open to... Read more

Fr. Jesús Fernández Hernández, Card Zenon Grocholewski, Fr. Angel Galindo Garcia_Fifth World Congress of Metaphysics 2012.

Priest calls study of non-physical realm the 'supreme' science

A priest who headed the fifth annual World Congress of Metaphysics in Rome said the study of that which lies... Read more

(L to R) Prof. William Carroll from Oxford University and Prof. Ian Tattersall from the American Museum of Natural History in New York.

Scientists: no contradiction between evolutionary biology and belief in God

Evolutionary biology and faith in God are not incompatible, two professors asserted at the international Rimini Meeting, an event that... Read more