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Art and Travel: Aleteia’s 10 most popular articles of 2018

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Stephen Mc Elligott | Aleteia

Zelda Caldwell - published on 12/28/18

Which sacred site would you like to visit?

This year Aleteia took its readers on dozens of virtual journeys to holy Catholic sites around the world. The stunning photography, history, insights into sacred art, and travel information contained in these articles provided a useful tool for those planning a trip themselves, and inspiration for those who just wanted to learn more about their Catholic faith.

Here are the 10 most popular Art and Travel articles in 2018:

10. The Veiled Christ in images: the miracle of transparent marble

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Giuseppe Sammartino’s sculpture of a dead Jesus, covered by a “transparent shroud carved out of the very same marble block shared with the rest of the statue, earned him a well-deserved place in the history of Western art.

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