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Sistine Chapel ceiling, painted by Michelangelo and finished in 1512.


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Pope Francis Meets With Homeless in the Sistine Chapel

Pope Francis visited 150 members of Rome’s homeless population in the Sistine Chapel last Thursday during a dinner and private tour of the Vatican organized by Papal Almoner Archbishop Konrad Krajewski, who directs the office of papal charities.After touring the … Read More


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Royal Flourish: A New Look at the Queen’s Collection

The curators of the trove of masterpieces owned by the Queen of England are working to devise new and exciting ways to display them Read More


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Debating a Vatican Cover-Up

Vatican restorers cleaning Michelangelo's last frescoes didn't remove later overpainting, dividing art historians and prompting an appeal to a higher authority. Read More