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by Peter Pinedo Washington D.C., Jan 19, 2023 / 12:45 pm A potentially habitable “Earth-sized” planet has been discovered, NASA announced last week. Catholic scientists from the Vatican Observatory and Benedictine College hailed the discovery of the planet, named TOI 700 e, as “exciting” and a testament “to the marvels …

By Jonah McKeown St. Louis, Mo., Dec 26, 2022 / 10:00 am 1968 was a turbulent year for America. As the Vietnam War raged and peaceful figures such as Martin Luther King, Jr., lost their lives at assassins’ hands, cities across the United States were convulsed by riots. In the midst …

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Apr 8, 2021 / 05:00 am America/Denver (CNA). The Vatican’s astronomical observatory has launched a new website as part of its mission to show the world the Catholic Church’s support of science and scientific research. Together with the website, which has hundreds of resources on …

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 …