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Spanish court to investigate artists for exhibiting blasphemous sculptures

May 1, 2023

By Nicolás de Cárdenas

The complaint alleges the so-called Collective of Southern Artists (CAS) committed the crime of derision of the Christian faith. Read more

Pope Francis meets with Diakonia of Beauty, a group dedicated to celebrating sacred art, on Feb. 17, 2022.

Pope Francis: 'The world needs beauty more than ever'

Feb 17, 2022

By Courtney Mares

The pope met with a French Catholic group dedicated to supporting artists and celebrating sacred art, architecture, poetry, and music. Read more

David Troncoso stands in his art studio with an altarpiece he recently completed.

Award-winning artist David Troncoso on life in a camper van, the Renaissance, and learning from the masters

Nov 27, 2021

By Autumn Jones

Sacred artist David Troncoso paints in the Renaissance style with DaVinci, Michelangelo, and Rafael as his guides. His art, he... Read more

Pope Francis meets with the artists of the Christmas Concert Dec. 12, 2020.

Pope Francis: Art which transmits truth and beauty gives joy

Dec 12, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

When truth and beauty are transmitted in art, it fills the heart with joy and hope, Pope Francis told a... Read more

Participants in the Jubilee for Circuses perform for Pope Francis in the Pope Paul VI Hall on June 16, 2016.

Artists take center stage in Pope's latest prayer video

Aug 5, 2017

By Elise Harris

Pope Francis has dedicated the month of August to praying for artists, praising them in his latest prayer video as... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square at the general audience on Oct. 19, 2016.

Pope Francis: Through beauty, artists make the world better

Dec 7, 2016

By Hannah Brockhaus

Beauty, under the care of artists, has the ability to transform even the everyday lives of men and women, Pope... Read more