Are aliens real?

Is it true that the day St.John Paul II died that there was a UFO sighting outside of St.Peters cathedral? Does the church secretly know about the existence of alien life? Are the figures in various Christian paintings of UFO’s? Is the apparition at Fatima actually Marry, or could it have been an alien? I’ve watched “Unsealed alien files” on Netflix, and in the first season there is an episode on the Vatican with all of these claims and more. :shrug:

These links should be helpful for understanding the Church’s view of life on other planets. If you have any further questions or concerns that are not answered by these links, please contact Catholic Answers directly.

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