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Sep 10, 2018 - 04:01 pm .- In the third known act of egregious artistic restoration of Spanish Catholic art in recent history, a 15th century statue of Christ and Mary has been given a fresh - and loud - coat of paint, simultaneously sparking hilarity and outrage online.
Jun 28, 2018 - 10:32 am .- Outrage has been sparked in a town in northern Spain over the botched renovation of a 16th-century wooden sculpture of St. George, which was repainted by a local arts and crafts teacher.
May 3, 2018 - 10:08 pm .- A Catholic goods shop opened its first brick and mortar store last month, presenting a wide variety of merchandise which supports artisans in the Holy Land.
Jan 10, 2018 - 03:37 am .- Tomorrow afternoon some 2,100 of Rome's poor and homeless population, refugees, prisoners and volunteers will head to the circus, courtesy of Pope Francis.
Dec 21, 2017 - 04:13 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 15, 2017 - 10:41 am .- Music and art are especially suited to helping us more deeply comprehend the true meaning of the mystery of Christmas, said Pope Francis in remarks on Friday.
Oct 1, 2017 - 04:42 pm .- Just a few weeks after Catholic artist Cory Heimann got married, a close friend of his, who had been planning on travelling to Africa to film a documentary, passed away.
Sep 19, 2017 - 03:04 am .- The intersection of art, medicine, and faith in the Catholic tradition has a lot to teach today, especially if you’re a doctor.
Jul 9, 2017 - 04:02 pm .- In the Old City of Jerusalem it's hard to escape the ancient history that's still alive within its walls.
Jul 7, 2017 - 08:23 pm .- What is Pope Francis’ idea of art?
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 - 09:09 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.