5 May 2019

Brother Guy Consolmagno SJ: The Vatican's official star gazer

From Sunday Morning, 11:04 am on 5 May 2019
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Brother Guy Consolmagno SJ is the Vatican's official astronomer and advisor to the Pope. He's been touring New Zealand this week and as part of his travels here gave an address in Christchurch. He's also a fan of the Southern Skies and included a stop off in Tekapo to observe the universe from, what he says, is the best vantage point in the world. He speaks to Jim about faith and science, why it's always been an important part of his life and what his job involves. He's passionate about the two disciplines working in unison particularly as he believes science keeps religion away from superstition.


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