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Leo J. O’Donovan, S.J., is president emeritus of Georgetown University and director of mission at Jesuit Refugee Service/USA.
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Gerhard Richter dazzles us with beauty that will intimate for many what is indeed beyond all human imagining.
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A former president of Georgetown remembers the legendary coach John Thompson Jr.
Emanuel Leutze’s “Washington Crossing the Delaware,” 1851 (Metropolitan Museum of Art)
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Leo. J. O’Donovan, S.J., makes a virtual visit to the American Wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
Refugee children join a protest outside the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees office in Athens, Greece, May 29, 2020. They were protesting a government decision that they should leave their housing provided by European Union and UNHCR funds. (CNS photo/Alkis Konstantinidis, Reuters)
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Help us, God of mercy, to realize how much more threatening the pandemic is for a forcibly displaced person.
The Metropolitan Opera in New York (photo: iStock)
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On April 25, the Met’s first virtual gala was held. It will be rebroadcast on June 12 and 13.
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Come, Holy Spirit, to our suffering world, sick with a killing virus and everywhere threatened with silent death.
Gerhard Richter is arguably the most famous living artist. “Betty,” painted in 1977, is one of several portraits of his daughter (Museum Ludwig/The Met Breuer).
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Richter, born in 1932 in Dresden, is arguably the most famous living artist.
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Loving God, in the midst of our world’s—your world’s—coronavirus crisis, we beg to bring before you the brave women and men who are closest to the sick and suffering.
A health care worker in New York City rests on a bench near Central Park on March 30. (CNS photo/Jeenah Moon, Reuters)
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For now, the overall picture is dark, writes Leo O‘Donovan, S.J., of Jesuit Refugee Service USA, but we must still work for our brothers and sisters so that hope can endure and even blossom.
Ramos Martinez, ‘Calla Lily Vendor’ (photo: The Whitney Museum of Art)
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In the early 20th century, American artists were intoxicated by the way Mexican muralists transformed their people’s struggle for justice into narrative imagery.