The Pilgrim's Journey

Vatican astronomer first cleric to ever win prestigious Carl Sagan Medal

R RLast Updated: March 29th, 2023Church News, World News

(By Patricia Montemurri, Detroit Free Press) Michigan-bred Vatican astronomer and Jesuit Brother Guy Consolmagno will become the first clergyman awarded one of planetary science’s most prestigious awards, when on Thursday in Arizona he receives the Carl Sagan Medal. And then Consolmagno, for two decades the curator of the Vatican’s meteorite collection, plans to head to … Read More