Saturday, September 18, 2010

Pope's astronomer says he would baptise an alien !

Yet again another Vatican astronomer urges us to accept the reality of alien life and the churches acceptance of this life should it come to Earth. Over the last few years the church has constantly brought this topic up .. what are they preparing us for ? . This approach by the Vatican is very interesting considering its conservative stance on so many other topics.

Guy Consolmagno, who is one of the pope's astronomers, said he would be "delighted" if intelligent life was found among the stars.

Speaking ahead of a talk at the British Science Festival in Birmingham tomorrow, he said that the traditional definition of a soul was to have intelligence, free will, freedom to love and freedom to make decisions. "Any entity – no matter how many tentacles it has – has a soul." Would he baptise an alien? "Only if they asked."'

Consolmagno, who became interested in science through reading science fiction, said that the Vatican was well aware of the latest goings-on in scientific research. "You'd be surprised," he said.

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Anonymous said...

MY GOD!.....TENTACLES!!?????...How brave is that??

Anonymous said...

No alien would want to be "baptized" by some minion from a bullshit, lying religion.

Aliens are the religion. They are us, and we are them.

Anonymous said...

We need open arms to welcome the vistors that have come so far to come see this planet and be humble.that's what we would expect if we visited there home.

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