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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By Edward Pentin Since around the time of the Reformation, too much emphasis has been placed on providing answers for the faith generated by science and reason, and not enough on how a life …read more
By Elizabeth Lev Roman autumn rolled in with a lively debate over the Sistine Chapel. As high season reaches its climax, and crowds push visitors, guides and custodial staff to their breaking …read more
By Edward Pentin Is intercultural and interreligious dialogue really possible? Or is there only really controversy and conflict between religions and cultures? This timely question was the …read more
Christian pilgrims have been flooding Rome since Sts. Peter and Paul offered up their glorious witness in the first century. An ancient inscription housed in the Vatican Museums attests to a …read more
As Pope Benedict XVI lands in Beirut on Friday, Islamist groups in Cairo will be hoping to hold a "million man march" to protest against an obscure YouTube video that has caused riots in parts …read more