Fr. Paul Gabor (Astronomer) introduced by Marissa Leinart COFAS 2021 S13

Fr. Paul Gabor, S.J., is Vice Director of the Vatican Observatory as well as an adjunct faculty member in the University of Arizona’s Department of Astronomy. In February, Fr. Gabor was a speaker at Arizona State University’s online Conference on Faith and Science (COFAS). 

COFAS is a virtual gathering of scholars, professors, university students, pastors, and lifelong learners made possible through the support of a grant from the John Templeton Foundation to the Arizona Center for Christian Studies.

In his brief presentation, Fr. Gabor discusses the relationship between astronomy and the Christian faith. He is introduced by Marissa Leinart, co-host of the conference. 

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