Source: Catholic News Service -- The Sanctuary of the Holy Stairs has been undergoing restoration for the past 20 years. The Holy Stairs, believed to be the steps Jesus climbed prior to crucifixion, are surrounded by frescoes also undergoing transformation. The dark frescoes will be brought back to colorful life and the central staircase should be restored by the end of 2018, writes Carol Glatz.On August 28, 2018 / By Kate Frantz
Source: Catholic News Agency -- The Vatican has a new exhibit highlighting the Korean Catholic Church. Hannah Brockhaus provides a brief history of the Korean Catholic Church, highlighting its growth despite persecution, and the exhibit's message of peace.On September 21, 2017 / By Kate Frantz
Source: TED -- Art historian, Elizabeth Lev, provides a TED Talk on the Sistine Chapel. Discover what makes the Sistine Chapel so unique; what is at the heart of the ceiling; how Michelangelo's background as a sculptor influenced the ceiling; and explanations of many of the ceiling's scenes.On April 18, 2017 / By Kate Frantz
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