Perspective on the Anniversary of the Pale Blue Dot of Carl Sagan

Photograph of planet Earth taken on February 14, 1990, by the Voyager 1 space probe from a distance of about 4 billion miles.
Photograph of planet Earth taken on February 14, 1990, by the Voyager 1 space probe from a distance of about 4 billion miles.
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A post by Fr. James Kurzynski on The Catholic Astronomer: “We should treat each other with more kindness and gentleness, caring for one another and the planet we live on, because it is our home. Through the eyes of Christ, it is not the only home we will ever know, but it is the gift we are called to be good stewards of and practice true charity toward, training us to become citizens of the Kingdom of Heaven.”

Click here to read the full article on The Catholic Astronomer – the blog of the Vatican Observatory Foundation.

 

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