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"
Perhaps Rome’s most extraordinary quality is its ability to convey hope in adversity. The Eternal City has survived devastation and disasters and yet countless church vaults offer visions of …read more
Rome can be an expensive place to live, but visiting the Eternal City doesn’t have to break the bank. With the arrival of low-cost air tickets, many tourists come to Rome every year and …read more
Italy celebrates a National Down Syndrome day during the first half of October (as opposed to the International Awareness day on March 21), and these occasions always seems like a good moment …read more
Why was Bing Crosbie writing to Archbishop John Charles McQuaid in 1961? What went on in the 600 illegal beer houses in Dublin in 1863? What attempts were made to stop starving children being …read more
Beauty knows no enemy, says the founder of a campaign that is seeking to evangelize culture through what he calls "the last standing transcendental." Jimmy Mitchell, founder of Love Good …read more