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Jun 26, 2020 - 08:30 am .- Scientists confirmed this month that a crucifix in the Italian city of Lucca is the oldest wooden statue in Europe.
May 7, 2020 - 06:01 pm .- A young Catholic artist has drawn an image of the Blessed Virgin Mary on her parents' driveway bringing religious art to her local community during the quarantine.
Mar 8, 2020 - 09:30 am .- The Vatican Museums will be closed until April 3 as a precautionary measure to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus in Italy.
Jan 18, 2020 - 04:00 am .- The family of Raffaella Stroik hopes to honor her memory with a ballet.
Dec 17, 2019 - 12:56 pm .- In 2019, Pope Francis unveiled a new bronze sculpture in St. Peter’s Square, “Angels Unawares,” a depiction of migrants throughout history crammed together on a boat with the holy family.
Oct 19, 2019 - 06:25 am .- Pope Francis paid a visit Friday to the renovated wing of the Vatican Ethnological Museum, which he praised for being “a place where everyone can feel represented.”
Dec 5, 2018 - 10:36 am .- Growing up next door to Daytona Beach in Florida, Rich Varano spent a lot of time making things out of sand with his dad. He never imagined it could turn into his full-time gig – but 30 years later, he cannot imagine doing anything else.
Nov 20, 2018 - 10:05 am .- “Art, spirituality, beauty,” are the three words Vatican Museums director Barbara Jatta used to describe a visiting exhibition of 54 Russian icons and masterpieces, which opened at the Vatican Tuesday.
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.  

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