- May 31, 2020
An artistic masterpiece conceived by the Renaissance master Raphael was on display for one week in the Sistine Chapel to help celebrate the 500th anniversary of the artist’s death.
One year after the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s record-breaking exhibit on the Catholic imagination, the landmark museum is set to display a Vatican owned masterpiece beginning next week.
The Vatican sent one of its top female representatives to show the UN that the Holy See is keeping up with female inclusivity.
Crux interviews Barbara Jatta, Director of the Vatican Museums and, depending on how one evaluates such things, arguably the highest-ranking woman in the Vatican.
The former lead singer of The Police, Sting, briefly met with Pope Francis during his weekly general audience before visiting the Vatican museums and Sistine chapel.
While art experts at the Vatican Museums had their doubts about the Met Gala, they rose to the defence of the Church’s artistic magnificence.