Last article of "Rome Notes"
This fall, Rome has the pleasure of seeing one of the unsung heroes of the Renaissance finally hit his high note. Antonio di Benedetto Aquilo degli Aquili, better known as Antoniazzo Romano, celebrated in Renaissance Rome as “pictor urbis” (the painter of the city), has been honored with his own exhibition. Fifty w...read more
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On Tuesday, the Church began commemorating the 100thanniversary of the death of Pope St. Pius X. But despite nearly a century since his passing, his writings continue to be consulted to this …read more
From the early hours, pilgrims began descending on Castel Gandolfo, eager to join Pope Francis celebrate his first Feast of the Assumption Mass as Roman Pontiff. His visit was made all the …read more
So much was unknown about Pope Francis after his election in March that publishing houses have been pulling out the stops to try and help readers get to know him better. And to a large …read more
The abuses of the sacred liturgy that followed the reforms of the Second Vatican Council are “strictly correlated” with a great deal of moral corruption that exists in the world today, says …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