Vatican: It's OK to believe in space aliens.
Didn't Matthew McConaughey's character in Contact already determine this? Yes, Palmer Joss was that wonderful theist in the movie who, by his own admission, could not be celibate to be a priest. A great quote of Joss from IMDB: "You could call me a man of the cloth, without the cloth."
On the larger scale, don't you find it interesting that mankind always seems to set up some scientific line in the sand which will disprove the existence of God, and yet that line in the sand is always another step away.