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"
People are worried about bringing together the Scarecrows and Tin Men of the Catholic Church. But I know who the real hero ofThe Wizard of Ozis… Fr. Dwight Longenecker has published …read more
A group of contemplative nuns from Missouri put their prayerful singing onto a CD -- and it's been at the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Classical Music Chart for 13 consecutive weeks. "Angels …read more
"I'm not dead yet!" protests an old peasant in Monty Python's "Holy Grail" as he is about to be dumped on the cadaver cart. "In fact, I am feeling much better…" The same could be said of the …read more
While respected British portrait artist Alexander Talbot Rice was working on a painting of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, he came close to death in Afghanistan, suffered personal loss, and yet …read more
Following the chart-topping nuns from Missouri, now a group of women religious from Michigan is set to share their vocation with the world in a music CD due out next month. The Dominican …read more