Friday, May 16, 2008

Dept. of Theology

The Vatican's official newspaper has endorsed the possibility that the universe could contain intelligent life beyond Earth, while insisting that aliens would be "our brothers" and "children of God" as much as human beings are.

- from The Independent (via Park Bench)

I have to say I am surprised to hear it. Didn't the Vatican have a lot of trouble with the whole Earth-not-the-center-of-the-universe thing?

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