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May 18, 2017 - 03:08 pm .- If you’re an ardent fan of U2, you may know that lead vocalist Bono loves the Psalms. The 57-year-old Irish musician has spoken out several times about the inspiration that he draws from reading the Biblical hymns.
Jan 29, 2017 - 04:02 pm .- Ugly churches with bad acoustics don't do justice to the richness and beauty of the liturgy – and it's this connection between art and faith that's vital for priests to understand today, a Vatican official insists.  
Jan 19, 2017 - 02:12 pm .- A German artist was fined after doing 27 pushups on a Catholic altar and posting a video of the stunt online.  
Dec 21, 2016 - 09:13 am .-   Coloring books for adults have exploded onto the bookstore scene in the past two years. What was considered a hobby for the kids is now all the rage for people who are full-grown.
Dec 21, 2016 - 09:09 am .- On Tuesday it was announced that Barbara Jatta, a wife and mother of three children, will be the new director of the Vatican Museums – a position that until now has belonged only to men.
Dec 18, 2016 - 05:02 pm .- Yan Xu is an artist from the central China city of Wuhan. What she drew one day would change her life.
Dec 17, 2016 - 10:02 am .- “Man can live without science, he can live without bread, but without beauty he could no longer live, because there would no longer be anything to do to the world. The whole secret is here, the whole of history is here.”
Dec 7, 2016 - 02:36 pm .- Beauty, under the care of artists, has the ability to transform even the everyday lives of men and women, Pope Francis said in a message for the annual meeting of the Pontifical Academies on Tuesday.
Oct 7, 2016 - 03:00 pm .- For the second year in a row the Sistine Chapel Choir has recorded an album inside the chapel of its namesake, this year selecting pieces by Palestrina that focus on mercy in honor of the Jubilee.
Jul 6, 2016 - 03:06 pm .- The Homeless Jesus statue is at it again.
May 8, 2016 - 05:27 am .- Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece, Adoration of the Magi, will soon be undergoing testing that could give help digitally reconstruct the artist’s face and offer clues about his life and health.  
Apr 15, 2016 - 02:38 pm .- They’ve performed for school children in Cambodia and refugees in Jordan. They’ve visited nearly 200 countries in the last two years, and now, they’ve performed at the Vatican as well.
Feb 25, 2016 - 03:02 am .- Singapore's music fans can do better than Madonna, the local Catholic archbishop has said.
Dec 31, 2015 - 05:54 am .- Chances are you've heard of the phrase “15 minutes of fame.” And you've probably seen the neon-colored canvases of Campbell soup cans or Marilyn Monroe's face – even if you don't know the artist behind them.
Dec 18, 2015 - 06:25 pm .- On Wednesday Pope Francis met with members of the organization in charge of promoting the cause for canonization of Antoni Gaudi, known as “God's architect,” telling them that he hopes the cause moves forward quickly.
Nov 15, 2015 - 04:01 am .- Those who haven't made it to the world famous Vatican Museums needn't worry – the Church’s treasures will now come to them through a new DVD series aimed at sharing the small country’s rich patrimony with the world.
Oct 24, 2015 - 04:47 pm .- Five years ago a young Slovakian artist set out to create a statue that would offer hope and healing to post-abortive women suffering from pain and regret – and the project would touch hearts around the world.
Aug 27, 2015 - 03:04 am .- Chances are you've heard of the phrase “15 minutes of fame.” And you've probably seen the neon-colored canvases of Campbell soup cans or Marilyn Monroe's face – even if you don't know the artist behind them.
May 21, 2015 - 02:37 pm .- Known for its ornate rose window and towering stained glass glory, the thirteenth century Sainte-Chapelle in Paris has finally been pieced back together after a seven year laser-cleaning project.
Apr 23, 2015 - 04:02 am .- Street artists from 10 countries around the globe gathered in Rome and put their talents to use in creating an outdoor art exhibit designed to place beauty at the center of an impoverished neighborhood.

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