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Members of SOS Calvaires, a group restoring wayside crucifixes across France.

Meet the young Catholics restoring wayside crucifixes across France

Nov 25, 2021

By Solène Tadié

The movement is growing — thanks to a cigar-chomping bench press champion. Read more

3D scanning technology and Santa Maria Maddelena Church in Rome via Wikimedia.

Rome church restoration boosted by unique 3D scanner

Jun 15, 2014

By Jan Bentz

Assisting in restoration and reconstruction for artists and architects alike, 3D scanner technology has recently been used to create unique... Read more

Workers at the Vatican restore part of the Bernini colonnade in early 2014.

St. Peter's Square restorations to be completed for Easter, canonizations

Mar 1, 2014

The restoration of the Bernini colonnade and other historic pieces in St. Peter’s Square will be finished by Easter, in... Read more

Vatican restorer Chiara Fornaciari, Oct. 21, 2013.

Vatican restorers: Art preservation a great responsibility

Oct 28, 2013

By Elise Harris

Those in charge of the restoration of various types of artwork in the Vatican museums stress that the preservation of... Read more