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The various liturgies and services which take place during Lent, and in particular during Holy Week and the Triduum, are marked by select hymns aimed at leading the faithful in their reflections on the Passion and Death of Christ. One of the most common pieces is “Oh Sacred Head So Wounded,” a piece which Johan S...read more
Articles from section "Arts and Culture"
A contemplative group of Benedictines from Missouri have a second No. 1 hit on their hands. "Angels and Saints at Ephesus," a follow-up to their hit record, "Advent at Ephesus," debuted last …read more
In 2015, in the heart of the Old City of Jerusalem, the Terra Sancta Museum – the only museum in the world dedicated to the roots of Christianity and the preservation of the Holy Places – …read more
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