Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Newman Association scores 'coup' for Carr Lecture

Vatican astronomer seeks answers to great cosmic questions
Pope Benedict XVI with Vatican astronomer Brother Guy Consolmagno, SJ.

In his book Brother Astronomer, Vatican astronomer Brother Guy Consolmagno, SJ, revisits the 17th-century conviction of Galileo by the Roman Inquisition for spreading the heresy that the earth revolved around the sun.

Brother Consolmagno will give the Newman Association of Vancouver Carr Lecture on Monday, Feb. 27, in UBC's Hebb Theatre, 2045 East Mall in Vancouver, at 7 p.m.

The event, co-sponsored by St. Mark's and Corpus Christi Colleges, is free and open to the public.

See The B.C. Catholic for more information.

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