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From left, clockwise: “The Spiritual and Corporal Works of Mercy” by Jen Norton; “The Visitation” by James B. Janknegt; “Mary, Undoer of Knots” by Annie Vaeth; and a traditional painting of the Sacred Heart of Jesus (iPhoto).
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Sarah Neitz
Hanging religious art shakes up class-based ideas about how our home should look. 
Ramos Martinez, ‘Calla Lily Vendor’ (photo: The Whitney Museum of Art)
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Leo J. O’Donovan, S.J.
In the early 20th century, American artists were intoxicated by the way Mexican muralists transformed their people’s struggle for justice into narrative imagery.
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Leo J. O’Donovan, S.J.
More painful, though not treated in the exhibition, is the current situation of Sudan, which only became independent from British colonial rule in 1956.
Photo courtesy of Holy Angels Catholic Church
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Leo J. O’Donovan, S.J.
Since 1990 a vibrant black parish has worshiped before the marvelous mural by Engelbert Mveng, S.J.
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Leo J. O’Donovan, S.J.
“The Warmth of Other Suns: Stories of Global Displacement” is a lesson on how art can awaken us to the unprecedented crisis of refugees and displaced persons now numbering 70.8 million.
“Cruz for Bishop Oscar Romero, Martyr of El Salvador” by Michael Tracy was featured in an exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Religious Art at St. Louis University. (Photo: MOCRA).
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Leo J. O’Donovan, S.J.
The Museum of Contemporary Religious Art at St. Louis University stands out for its singular focus on art that is genuinely interfaith.