Vatican Astronomer: Aliens Have Souls, Can Be Baptized

imagesOne of the most important cosmological questions has been answered, with word coming directly from the Vatican. The Guardian reports:

Guy Consolmagno, who is one of the pope’s astronomers, said he would be “delighted” if intelligent life was found among the stars. “But the odds of us finding it, of it being intelligent and us being able to communicate with it – when you add them up it’s probably not a practical question.”

Speaking ahead of a talk at the British Science Festival in Birmingham tomorrow, he said that the traditional definition of a soul was to have intelligence, free will, freedom to love and freedom to make decisions. “Any entity – no matter how many tentacles it has – has a soul.” Would he baptise an alien? “Only if they asked.”

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  • http://www.xenex.org/ xen

    So, Cthulhoids have “freedom to love” but homosexuals do not? What about Cthulhoids who rub tentacles with other Cthuloids who were born with ovipositors?

  • http://www.xenex.org/ xen

    So, Cthulhoids have “freedom to love” but homosexuals do not? What about Cthulhoids who rub tentacles with other Cthuloids who were born with ovipositors?

    • FunkyBitch

      I think thats because the fags have no soul. maybe? The pope would however help move and hide Cthulhoids who rub tentacles with adolescent Cthulhoids.

      • Jackhopper25

        the vatican priests would not want to mess with their children

  • FunkyBitch

    I think thats because the fags have no soul. maybe? The pope would however help move and hide Cthulhoids who rub tentacles with adolescent Cthulhoids.

  • malatesting123

    Man this is fucking stupid. My greatest hope is that we contact some seriously awesome anarchist aliens, who decide to pop by and stay a bit, parking their totally kick-ass space ship right on top of the vatican, obliterating it completely. Aliens FTW!

  • malatesting123

    Man this is fucking stupid. My greatest hope is that we contact some seriously awesome anarchist aliens, who decide to pop by and stay a bit, parking their totally kick-ass space ship right on top of the vatican, obliterating it completely. Aliens FTW!

  • gemmarama

    the marxist space lizards are in league with the vatican!

  • gemmarama

    the marxist space lizards are in league with the vatican!

  • Jackhopper25

    the vatican priests would not want to mess with their children

  • Jackhopper25

    the vatican priests would not want to mess with their children

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