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Church Fathers on life beyond the earth?

Are there any church fathers or medieval Christian writers who gave their opinion on extraterrestrial lives?
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What is an overview of Christian views on alien appearances and abductions?

Alien abductions, close encounters and UFO sightings have been widely reported by many individuals around the world. Many self-proclaimed alien abductees and first-hand eyewitnesses of close ...
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If there were sentient aliens, would Jesus be their messiah also? [duplicate]

Let us suppose that there were aliens, that like us are gifted with souls and free will. Would they have their own alien messiah, or would Jesus be their messiah?
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According to Catholicism, is our world the only one? [closed]

Is this world the only one? Might God have created other worlds like this that are independent, having their own history? I don't mean another planet, but a whole other universe. What would be the ...
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Can An Extraterrestrial Be A Christian? [closed]

In a spin-off of a law forum question ("Can an extra terrestrial be legally adopted?"), I ask: "Can an extraterrestrial be a Christian?" Like all short questions, however, it might ...
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Is the Catholic Church actively preparing for the contact with a highly advanced sentient alien species?

According to constitutional and public interest lawyer and educator Daniel Sheehan, the Catholic Church is actively preparing for the discovery of and contact with a highly advanced sentient alien ...
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What is an overview of the schools of thought regarding the soteriological status of alien life forms?

What is an overview of the various opinions on whether alien life forms are saved and can go to heaven? I would accept the idea that this has not been substantially discussed as an answer if that is ...
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What does it mean that God's wrath is infinite and what is its relation to existence of life on other planets?

I heard on the first episode of Cosmos that astronomer Giordano Bruno was punished because he believed there are other planets with life on them. The Roman inquisition sentenced him to execution ...
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Does the Pope have the authority to baptize aliens (martians)?

Does the Pope have the moral authority to baptize Martians? Or any power from the bible? This is the article: Pope Francis says he would baptise aliens: 'Who are we to close doors?' Pontiff ...
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Could Jesus have extraterrestrial brothers or sisters?

According to Sacre Scriptures, Gospel, Catechesis, Catechism and so on, could Jesus have had, or could have, one or more brothers or sisters? I'm not referring to terrestrial brothers or sisters who ...
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Did God ever talk about his other creations? [duplicate]

I have always been a lover of all things "Science", space, other life forms, etc. I excelled in Science in School but a few years ago I started questioning things and now believe that "Science" and ...
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Has the Catholic church ever voiced its view on the possibility of aliens' existence?

Has the Catholic church ever acknowledged such a possibility as not contradicting the Bible? Or has it once said that the whole idea of aliens is absolutely non-Biblical as the humans are the center ...
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Do any denominations have official doctrine regarding humans on other planets?

The recent discovery of an Earth-like planet caused me to wonder: do any Christian denominations have official doctrine regarding humans on other planets? If so, what is the doctrine? Related: Does ...
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What does the Bible say about aliens? Did God create any life outside Earth? [duplicate]

Duplicate of: Does the Bible make any allusions to life on other planets? God created us in His own image, we can be proud that we are His privileged creations in this Earth. But are we unique in ...
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Does the Bible make any allusions to life on other planets? [closed]

What, if anything, does the Bible say either supporting the theory of life on other planets, or suggesting that there is none?
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Are these Bible verses referencing UFOs? [closed]

Ezekiel 1:16: This was the appearance and structure of the wheels: They sparkled like topaz, and all four looked alike. Each appeared to be made like a wheel intersecting a wheel. Exodus 13:22: ...
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