Art

Arts & Culture Poetry
José DueñoOctober 05, 2017
Two crucial words from Rainer Maria Rilke’s 'Letters to a Young Poet' are missing from John Paul II’s 'Letter to Artists': sex and solitude.
Faith Faith in Focus
Michael S. NeubeckAugust 03, 2017
Talking about Mary at an all-boys Jesuit high school isn’t easy. But art helps.
Arts & Culture Art
Lou McClung has made it his vocation to preserve artifacts from closed churches in Northeast Ohio.
Arts & Culture Art
Raymond A. SchrothJune 29, 2017
The New York Historical Society is presenting, "World War I Beyond the Trenches" as part of the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into World War I.
Arts & Culture Art

At first encounter, Harmonia Rosales’s “The Creation of God” is striking. It is beautiful and familiar. Like Michelangelo’s “The Creation of Adam,” Rosales’s painting portrays the creation of humankind.

A fresco showing Noah releasing doves, lower right, and other scenes representing salvation are seen during the unveiling of two newly restored burial chambers in the Christian catacombs of St. Domitilla in Rome on May 30. (CNS photo/Carol Glatz) 
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The Catacombs of St. Domitilla are believed to be the world's oldest existing Christian cemetery and are among the largest in Italy with a total of some 150,000 burial spots.