Timothy Schmalz

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Pope Francis prayed for migrants and refugees with the delegates of the Synod on Synodality at St. Peter's Square on Thursday evening, Oct. 19, 2023.

PHOTOS: Pope Francis leads prayer for migrants during Synod on Synodality

Oct 20, 2023

By Hannah Brockhaus

The simple, 25-minute prayer service took place in a quiet St. Peter’s Square in front of Canadian artist Timothy Schmalz’s... Read more

Cardinal Wilton Gregory of the Archdiocese of Washington, D.C., blesses the newly unveiled "National Life Monument" on the campus of The Catholic University of America's Theological College on May 17, 2023.

Monument to life is installed at Catholic University in Washington, DC

May 17, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

The new “National Life Monument” was unveiled and dedicated today on the campus of The Catholic University of America’s Theological... Read more

Artist Timothy P. Schmalz touches the hands of Padre Pio in one of his sculptures.

Padre Pio sculptor’s work to be blessed on saint’s feast day: ‘I have to honor him’

Sep 23, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Catholic artist Timothy P. Schmalz calls Padre Pio his favorite saint. And so, when he learned that four of his... Read more

Timothy P. Schmalz with his sculpture ‘Let the Oppressed Go Free.’

St. Josephine Bakhita sculpture shines light on reality of human trafficking

Feb 8, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

The ex-slave’s feast day is celebrated on Feb. 8. Read more

A bronze sculpture of Saint Josephine Bakhita, patron of trafficking victims, will be installed in the Vatican.

Saint Josephine Bakhita sculpture to be displayed in St. Peter’s Square on Sunday

Feb 3, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

The sculpture will be in St. Peter's Square ahead of the International Day of Prayer and Awareness Against Human Trafficking... Read more

"Angels Unaware" statue dedicated to migrants in St. Peter’s square.

Culture is about ‘creating, not destroying’ says sculptor

Jul 12, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

Timothy Schmalz has been a sculptor for 30 years and is perhaps best known for his “Homeless Jesus” sculpture and... Read more