Here is my latest article for Aleteia which comments on Bill Clinton’s musings this week about whether or not aliens exist.
Former US President Bill Clinton has been discussing alien forms of intelligence with television host Jimmy Kimmel. NBC reports here that Mr Clinton had his aides investigate the famous “Area 51” in the Nevada desert to “make sure there were no aliens down there.”
Clinton went on to wonder if aliens exist reasoning that with the size of the universe and the existence of other planets he “wouldn’t be surprised” if aliens one day visited earth.
Many people will be surprised that the Catholic Church has a strong interest in the life of outer space. With her own observatory based at the papal summer residence of Castel Gandolfo, the Vatican encourages the study of the cosmos. The Catholic star gazers are also involved in the Mount Graham International observatory in the United States, and the priestly astronomers have links with Pope Francis.
Read the whole article here.