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"
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
Following the call to the new evangelization, founders of the band Scythian are using their own success to help other musicians promote a culture of life with their music through a new …read more
Beginning May 3 and running through October (with a break in August), the Vatican Museums will host a 21-concert series titled "Beauty to Be Heard." Every Friday the Museums will have special …read more
Interfaith dialogue. The relationship between faith and science. The unification of people through beauty itself. These were some of the key themes touched upon in today's Vatican-sponsored …read more