Faith Meets Reason at the Vatican Observatory

In a segment from EWTN Nightly News, Br. Guy Consolmagno, S.J., gives EWTN’s Mary Shovlain a tour of the Vatican Observatory at Castel Gandolfo near Rome.

While some people might recognize Castel Gandolfo as the Pope’s summer residence, many don’t realize it is also home to the Vatican Observatory, which is staffed by a number of Jesuit astronomers. 

Watch this video to see the ins and outs of where the Pope’s astronomers work on a daily basis.