- Aug 12, 2020
The sectarian will meet the secular in an unusual way with the May 10 debut of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s exhibit “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination” in New York City.
Last Friday night, more than 200 people gathered for a Times Square fashion show in New York City with models with special needs.
The Archdiocese of New York has resolved claims from 189 victims of clergy sexual abuse in the amount of $40 million.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced on Wednesday that the theme of its 2018 costume exhibition would be “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination.” The exhibition will feature over 50 garments on loan from the Vatican, along with over 150 pieces from the Met’s own collection. The curator of the exhibition says art has historically been a bridge between believers and unbelievers.
Good religion has accomplished more edifying and uplifting things in human history than bad religion could ever hope to destroy or divide. It is the person who assents to good religion that seeks to dialogue, understand, and serve those around him. Such believers point to a higher ideal, seek to live by it, and call others to its fullness. They understand that the glory of God is man fully alive.
“I feel that every time there is a terrorist attack that happens, and the individual happens to be Muslim, rather than holding the individual accountable, there is this push to hold entire swaths of communities accountable,” said Darakshan Raja, a Diversity Visa Program recipient and co-director of D.C. Justice for Muslims.