Last article of section "Arts and Culture"
A statement from the director of the Vatican Museums says it was Pope Francis himself who decided to make accessible to everyone the gardens of the Pontifical Villas “where the splendor of art and the glory of nature co-exist in admirable equilibrium.” From Monday through Saturday mornings a 90-minute guided tou...read more
Articles from section "Arts and Culture"
Those who follow the classical music scene are already familiar with the group of cloistered nuns in Missouri who have won honors for what's been referred to as their "very pure yet …read more
by Charlotte Ostermann Today’s advice is from the late Fr. John Hardon, S.J., who believed that daily writing helps us make a “giant stride on the road to sanctity.” Why is writing such an …read more
A film described as a “remarkable narrative” by the president of the Pontifical Council for Life opened last week in theaters. It tells the story of a teenage abuse victim, pregnant and …read more
Pope Francis is pictured on the cover of the latest edition of the famous American magazine, Rolling Stone. The Holy Father, who has been featured on the front of several famous and not so …read more
Light never shines more brightly than when it clears away darkness. I celebrated the New Year at a party I was never supposed to attend. I was to spend the night of the 31st with friends in …read more