Last article of section "Arts and Culture"
May is the month when spring arrives in Rome in all its splendor, and citizens and visitors alike rejoice in the sunlight, scented jasmine and budding roses. Perhaps this is why one’s thoughts turn so easily to Mary during this, her special month. In that same spirit of cheerfulness, it seemed appropriate to offe...read more
Articles from section "Arts and Culture"
For the first time ever, the Holy See will be present at the 55th International Art Exhibition in Venice. The event, which is organized by la Biennale di Venezia, will be open to the public …read more
For centuries, the art of iconography has provided a window to the divine, a doorway into history that not only serves as an artistic representation of a biblical event or of a saintly …read more
The Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles, topped the charts with their release last year of Advent at Ephesus. Their next CD, "Angels and Saints at Ephesus," is available today. The …read more
The Roman Colosseum is the 39th most visited monument in the world. Four million visitors a year enjoy tales of blood and gore, but this spring the monument has taken on a new guise. A new …read more
Tourists from the United States tend to see ancient Rome like a distant mirror of their own culture. The ancient Romans were a people under a rule of law; they were resourceful and respected …read more