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2014-06-13 23:06:28

Students and faculty of Everest Academy gratefully enjoyed a surprise visit from Our Lady of Czestochowa, a magnificent five foot image traveling throughout the world. (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 The magnificent five foot image of Our Lady of Czestochowa has traveled over 40 thousand miles, visiting 24 countries, 75 cathedrals and 60 Orthodox churches in over 400 cities across the globe. The precious image has been venerated by hundreds of thousands since its journey began in 2012 when a group...

2014-04-30 08:27:23

NASHVILLE, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Igor Babailov, Hon. RAA, Vatican Papal artist of Saint John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI, has just returned from Rome to paint his official portrait of Pope Francis for the Vatican, and will have painted three Popes, one of whom is now a Saint. Official arrangements were made for the artist to go to the Vatican where he drew sketches of Pope Francis from life, met him and received his blessing. His Vatican portraits are officially...

Previously Unknown Painting Successfully Attributed To Renaissance Artist Raphael
2014-01-29 11:55:56

University of Granada A researcher at the University of Granada has successfully attributed to the great Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino, Raphael the famous Renaissance painter, a work belonging to a private collector in Cordoba, Spain. The painting, entitled the ‘Small Madonna of Foligno’, depicts a scene identical to that of the ‘Madonna of Foligno’ and was probably a preliminary version of Raphael’s painting, which is exhibited in the Vatican Pinacoteca. Luis Rodrigo...

2013-07-08 23:20:55

Walker Metalsmiths, one of the oldest suppliers of Celtic jewelry on the internet, has fully updated a new website with better photography, easier shopping access and improved search engine results. WalkersCelticJewelry.com features the custom wedding rings, Celtic crosses, pendants and other jewelry inspired by the design heritage of Irish, Scottish and Welsh traditions. Andover, NY (PRWEB) July 08, 2013 Susan Walker announces that the website she has been crafting for the family jewelry...

2013-04-03 23:04:53

Primitive, the well known Chicago gallery is exhibiting a rare crucifix from Africa combining elements of Christianity and Ancestor worship as part of a new exhibit featuring African bronzes. The crucifix illustrates that even among the converted, the native religion still held a powerful attraction. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 03, 2013 Primitive, the well known Chicago gallery is exhibiting a rare crucifix from Africa combining elements of Christianity and Ancestor worship as part of a new...

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2009-07-29 09:09:37

A communist group has asked U.S. pop star Madonna to dress modestly and sing a revolutionary song when she performs in Russia this weekend. The iconic recording artist's concert is scheduled to take place Sunday at the historic Palace Square in St. Petersburg. RIA Novosti said the Communists of Petersburg and the Leningrad Region, an organization that is separate from the larger Communist Party, has published an open letter asking the American singer to reconsider her costumes and repertoire...

2006-09-04 09:43:34

By James Kilner MOSCOW (Reuters) - Members of a radical Russian Orthodox group speared a poster of U.S. pop star Madonna on Monday and demanded a ban on her show in which she stages a mock-crucifixion. Tickets to Madonna's September 12 concert -- part of her "Confessions" global tour -- had been sold nearly two months in advance despite protests from Christian churches. The Orthodox Church has urged believers to stay away from the show, in which Madonna sings from a crucifix,...

2005-07-28 07:32:47

By Philip Pullella PIETRASANTA, Italy (Reuters) - If Michelangelo were alive today, he might well be sculpting, teaching and losing his notoriously short temper right here in "Holy Stone." This is Pietrasanta, the Tuscan town that is part artist's colony, part sculpture workshop, part open-air museum, part gallery and part state of mind. The faithful in Pietrasanta, Italian for "holy stone," worship one god above all others -- marble. "This whole area is set up for sculptors. It is a...


Word of the Day
holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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