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by Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, Oct 19, 2020 / 06:00 am MT (CNA).- With more and more satellites orbiting the Earth, measures need to be taken to prevent collisions in outer space that give rise to dangerous “space debris,” a Holy See representative has warned the United Nations. Archbishop Gabriele

CNA Staff, Jun 26, 2020 / 05:00 am MT (CNA).- Somewhere between Mars and Jupiter there is a hunk of rock that now bears the name of a living English Catholic priest. Fr. Christopher Corbally said Wednesday that he was “thoroughly surprised” when he heard asteroid 119248 had been named

By Jo Ann Zuniga Catholic News Service HOUSTON (CNS) — Gene Kranz, NASA flight director during the 1969 landing of the first man on the moon, spoke about faith and family to more than 1,000 attending the Galveston Houston Archdiocesan Prayer Breakfast July 30. In attendance were four of his

Adults and children around the nation gathered in front of televisions on this date 30 years ago to watch the launch of a space shuttle called Challenger. It was to be the 10th mission for the Challenger and it was carrying Christa McAuliffe, a Catholic, who was set to be the first