Certainly, this earth and its inhabitants, no more, will be the seen as unique or highly favored by God who made it especially for his most intelligently created creators. Why? Because it will be proven that life, as we know it, can exist elsewhere.
Indeed, religion, for certain, does not want to find this truth. Oh! "You're trying to play God!" This is often their claims. But even if they want to, religion, unlike science, has a problem. It is stagnant; an intrinsic characteristic, the nature of religion. If religion was allowed to be in total control, we will still be stuck in a primitive state still. Science, on the other hand, is built upon progress; always searching for answers. And, are there earth-like planets out there that can sustain life is one of the many questions science and scientists are exploring. So, are there earth-like planets in outer space? Take a listen: