Last article of section "Arts and Culture"
For the past few years, the last week of Ordinary Time finds me thinking of Adam Sandler,Quadropheniaand the seemingly impossible weight of my fallenness. Allow me to explain the intersection of these three thoughts in my cerebral circuitry. Around this time a few years ago I rented the DVD ofReign Over Me, a...read more
Articles from section "Arts and Culture"
On 21 May 1972, Michelangelo's Pieta, exhibited to the public in St. Peter's Basilica, was attacked by a hammer-wielding tourist who had managed to elude the sanctuary's guards. …read more
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 …read more
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